An Event-Filled November Ushers in the Holiday Season at Baytowne Wharf!


If you’re looking for a reason to celebrate this November, look no more! The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes you to November events and the beginning of the holidays!

Sparkling Wine and Holiday Lights
Saturday, November 19
4-6 p.m.
The holiday season kicks off with Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights benefitting the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. On Nov. 19, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and Sandestin Wine Festival will host this seasonal event from 4-6 p.m. on the beautifully decorated streets of Baytowne Wharf. Showcasing more than 30 champagnes and delicious appetizers from featured Village restaurants, Sparkling Wine and Holiday Lights features an evening of holiday cheer, singing carolers and plenty of fun bubbles. The finale showcases the first festive tree lighting of the season and Baytowne Wharf’s choreographed light show, 12 Nights of Lights. Visit for more information.

Baytowne On Ice is Back!
Open Now! Continues through February 5th
Dust off those skates and get in the winter spirit at The Village of Baytowne Wharf’s Baytowne on Ice. For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, this seasonal ice rink is the perfect opportunity to share some of your favorite holiday traditions. Sponsored by JVC Broadcasting, Rock 92.1, 102.1 The Wave, Highway 98.1 Country and Florida man Radio 103.1, the ice rink is open now – February 5th. Hours vary daily. You can check the schedule at The cost is $13 for 90-minute skate and $3 skate rentals. You can rent the rink for private parties and functions starting at $300. For more information call 850-428-2736 or visit

The Polar Express
Friday, November 25th
6 p.m. | FREE
Watch a holiday favorite and join us for a special showing of the Polar Express on a LED HD Video Wall in the Events Plaza—a family tradition! Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy this Christmas favorite movie under the stars.

Santa’s Arrival
Saturday, November 26th
6-9 p.m. | FREE
Here Comes Santa Claus! Santa’s Arrival at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin is a highlight of the season! The word on the street is Santa will be arriving in seasonal fashion with the fireworks show starting sometime between 6:15 and 6:30 p.m. You can visit Santa at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at his sleigh beginning Sat., Nov. 26, at his arrival celebration and during the Tuba Christmas event on Sunday, Dec. 4, 5-7 p.m. If you miss those, you can still visit Wednesday nights Dec. 7, 14 and 21 from 6-8 p.m. in the Village during the Wednesday Night Concert Series.

12 Nights of Lights
December 2nd-23rd
6, 7 and 8 p.m. | FREE
The Village of Baytowne Wharf will host a special light show on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from Dec. 2-23 during the 12 Nights of Lights where the tree lights in the events plaza will dance and blink to music at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.

Ice Skating Extravaganza
Friday, December 2nd
6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.| FREE
Baytowne on Ice is hosting its annual Ice-Skating Extravaganza featuring two performances by professional ice skaters. Before and in between the shows, lace up those skates and skate around the ice with the Pros!

Tuba Christmas
Sunday, December 4th
5-7 p.m. | FREE
Join Baytowne Wharf for a special, unique holiday event—your favorite holiday classics with Tuba Christmas and Visits with Santa!

And don’t forget the Farmers Market at Baytowne Wharf each Saturday through Dec. 31 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Baytowne Wharf.