First and third Saturday of each month (Mar. 5 and 19)
Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz
1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-Table vendors are available along with arts and crafts and shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques. For more information, visit www.pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128.
Mar. 5 and 6
Gulf Coast Renaissance Fair and Pirate Festival
8604 Bobby Brown Rd., Milton. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Celebrating the history and heritage of Medieval Europe as well as the 16th century Gulf Coast. Activities include jousting knights, swordfighters, jesters, dancers, magic shows, pirates, historic displays and so much more! There will be food and drink vendors along with games and rides for the whole family. For more information and tickets, visit www.gcrf.us or call 850-572-1407.
2nd Annual Spring Crawfish Boil at St. Michael’s Brewery
2199 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 12 to 5 p.m. Partnering with Where Y’at Seafood for an afternoon of mud bug fun at the St. Michael’s beer garden! St. Michael’s will have beer flowing in the taproom and a small section of beers in the beer garden (cash only in beer garden). Parking is expected to be limited for this popular event. For more information, visit www.stmichaelsbrewing.com or call 850-710-7337.
“Bet Your Life” Casino Murder Mystery Dinner at Blackwater Bistro
5147 Elmira St., Milton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7 to 9 p.m. Join the fun at this murder mystery dinner in downtown historic Milton. Enjoy a delicious dinner while solving the case. For tickets and more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/bet-your-life-casino-murder-mystery-dinner-tickets-269849907337.
Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31
Tunes on the Dunes Spring Concert Series
8705 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach Marine Park, Navarre. 6 to 8 p.m. Tunes by the Dunes is a free spring concert series held on Thursday evenings. Enjoy a relaxing evening for live local music and food vendors. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own beach blankets and lawn chairs. Hosted by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information visit www.navarrechamber.com or call 850-939-3267.
Mar. 14, 15, 16
Spring Break Mini Camp at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station
8638 Blue Heron Ct., Navarre Beach. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. daily. Grades 3 to 5. Dive headfirst into our local sound as we explore ecosystems worldwide and locally. Learn about sharks in the deep sea, sea otters in California and local manatees! Get hands-on in our local waters as we seine for fish and dig for shrimp. Registration required; $150 per child. For more information and registration, visit www.navarrebeachmarinesciencestation.com/spring-break-camps or call 850-261-2141.
Garden Party at Coldwater Gardens
7009 Creek Stone Rd., Milton. Coldwater Gardens. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Jessie Ritter will be performing on the terrace patio from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Great food from Greek’s Catering and Events and beer from Odd Colony Brewing Co. Tickets are limited. $10 for adults, 12 and under free. Event is free for all guests staying overnight. For more information, visit www.coldwatergardens.com or call 850-426-1300.
2nd Annual Shamrock Stroll 5K Fun Run/Walk, Pet Parade and Costume Contest
8578 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. 8 to 10 a.m. The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in this family-friendly event. The Run/Walk and pet parade will take place simultaneously, behind the serious runners. Prizes will be given out for the following categories: Most Creative Costume, Most Creative Dog Costume, Grandest Leprechaun, Youngest Leprechaun, Team with the most festive spirit. Pre-registration required. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrechamber.com or call 850-939-3267.
Spring Jam 2022
1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the show starts at 5 p.m. Cat Country 98.7 presents Spring Jam 2022 starring LoCash to benefit the Santa Rosa Kids House. Tickets are $10.00 per person. Show open to all age groups. Bring your own beach towel to sit on, no chairs allowed. Food and beverages will be on-site for enjoyment. For more information and tickets, visit www.juanaspagodas.com or call 850-939-1092.
8638 Blue Heron Ct., Navarre Beach. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station this inaugural event is designed for homeschoolers and their families. Activities include touch tanks, turtle anatomy, shark myths, glow-in-the-dark deep-sea room, manatee skeleton, ocean labs, microscopes, field studies and more! Pre-registration required. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachmarinesciencestation.com or call 850-261-2141.
Ye Olde Brothers Brewery 2022 Craft Beer Fest
4458 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 12 to 5 p.m. Enjoy locally craft beer tasting along with live entertainment, food and more! For more information and tickets, visit www.yeoldebrothersbrewery.com/beerfest or call 850-684-1495.
Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
8 to 10 a.m. Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach parking lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. A limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided, or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
Mar. 26, 27
Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival
675 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gulf Breeze High School parking lot. This two-day event showcases over 100 local, regional, and national fine artists, food vendors, a children's art show, a local artists art show, live artist demonstrations and charity raffle. For more information, visit www.gulfbreezearts.com.