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Posted on: December 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] January events in Santa Rosa County

New Year’s Eve Neon Party at Beardless Brewhaus

Sat., Dec. 31, 2022, 9 p.m. | Beardless Brewhaus, 5139 Elmira St. in Milton

Come to Beardless and see the brand new event space - decked out in black lights and neon and glow decor! There will be an all-you-can-eat menu from Texan Bs BBQ, all-you-can-drink beer and wine, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, a balloon drop, a live DJ, giveaways for best outfits and more! Get your tickets here.


5th Annual Pirate Plunge

Jan.1, 2023, 12 p.m. | Navarre Beach Pier, 8579 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach

Arrrrrrr you ready to join us for the 5th Annual PIRATE PLUNGE at the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier? Proceeds to benefit Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge and Set Free Refuge. The Plunge starts at noon on New Year’s Day.

The Rowdies Rock will perform at the 'After Plunge Party' until 3 p.m.

Raffle items, benefiting both charities will be awarded to winners

50/50 raffle with a large amount of CASH going to the winner in attendance

For more info, visit


Penguin Plunge ‘N Paddle

Sun., Jan. 1, 2023, 12 p.m. | Jauna's Pagodas and Sailors Grill, 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway in Navarre

This 14th annual event benefits Healing Paws For Warriors. Participants start the New Year by dashing or paddle boarding from the beach at Juana's into the Santa Rosa Sound. Registered participants get food, drink and a long sleeve shirt (while supply lasts, so register early!). Plus live music and raffles!


Bands on the Blackwater presents Bands at the Brewhaus: Justin Colvard

Fri., Jan. 6, 2023, 6 p.m. | Beardless Brewhaus, 5139 Elmira St. in Milton

Join us at the Brewhaus for live music with Justin Colvard, great beer and BBQ from Texan B's.


Hwy 87 Market at Sand Dollar Plaza

Sat., Jan 7, 2023, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Sand Dollar Plaza, 1900 Hwy. 87 in Navarre

Highway 87 Market is an outdoor market, held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, across multiple venues on Highway 87 in Navarre. In Sand Dollar Plaza, market vendors will be set up at the back of the plaza. Enjoy a wide variety of booths, offering food items, art, decor, and so much more. In addition, the merchants of Sand Dollar Plaza will be featuring various products and specials, as they do each week for Sand Dollar Saturday.


Bear Bait Ultras

Jan. 14–15, 2023, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. | Adventures Unlimited, 8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd. in Milton

Come join the Bear Bait family for an old-school, low key and well-organized ultra at the beautiful Adventures Unlimited property! Take on one of our 50-mile, 50 km, 25 km, or 4-mile distance runs. NEW for this year- Challenge yourself further by running multiple events in the weekend with our Bear Challenge Combinations! The 2023 event will be at the Adventures Unlimited property, about 11 miles away from Bear Lake. The course will be a 4-mile loop. It traces beautifully along Wolf Creek and Coldwater Creek taking you through several different ecological environments, with technical sections (roots), fast-flat sections, some twisty trench sections, and some groomed nature trail sections. The course will be well-marked, and will also have reflective markers on trees for the night runners.


Race Dates/Times:

  • 25K- Sat., Jan. 14, 8 a.m.
  • 4 Mile- Sat., Jan. 14, 2 p.m.
  • 50K/50 Mile- Sun., Jan. 15, 6:30 a.m.


More information can be found at


A Groovy 70s Party to Welcome Snowbirds and Wintertime Guests to the Navarre Beach Area

Mon., Jan. 19, 2023, 2 - 4 p.m. | St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. in Navarre

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (NBACOC) and the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office (SRCTDO) will host “A Groovy 70s Party” to welcome Snowbirds and Wintertime Guests to the Navarre Beach Area. All Snowbirds and Wintertime Guests are invited to grab your love beads, old forty-fives and dust off your bell bottoms for “A Groovy 70s Party” that jives! Boogie on down to St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Parkway in Navarre to experience all that Navarre Beach and Santa Rosa County have to offer! There will be plenty of vendors giving away free goodies, along with fun, music, games, prizes and more! Food and beverages will be provided by many of the wonderful local eateries in the Navarre Beach area.


Lobsta and Pints

Sat., Jan. 21, 2023, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. | St. Michael’s Brewing Co., 2199 Hwy. 87 in Navarre

Cousins Maine Lobster and St. Michael's Brewing will be available. Parking and seating areas are reserved for St. Michael's customers.


Ian C. Lockwood Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament

Sat., Jan. 28, 2023, 8 a.m. | The Club at Hidden Creek, 3070 P.G.A Bvd. in Navarre

Ian loved to golf! We love to keep his legacy alive and do things to remember and honor him. This will be Ian's 12th anniversary of his passing. Proceeds from the tournament will go towards the Ian C. Lockwood Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to Navarre High School student-athletes that exude the LIVESTRONG attitude and maintains a commitment to academics and athletics. Click here for more information

Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any changes or cancellations. For more information, visit or call 850-981-8900.


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