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!
The holiday season kicks of with a Sparkling Wine & Holiday Lights event benefitting the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center. On November 20, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and Sandestin Wine Festival will host its seasonal 9th Annual “Sparkling Wine and Holiday Lights” event from 4-6 p.m. The event takes place 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, and will end with the first festive tree lighting of the season and Baytowne Wharf’s choreographed light show, 12 Nights of Lights.

Tickets are now SOLD OUT. Visit for more information.

Baytowne On Ice is Back!
Sunday, October 31st – Sunday, February 6th
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 6th. 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 850.714.7614 or visit

The Polar Express
Friday, November 26th
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 at 6 p.m. Polar Express FREE movie night at Baytowne Wharf is a family tradition. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy this Christmas favorite movie under the stars.

Santa’s Arrival
Saturday, November 27th
Here Comes Santa Claus! Santa’s Arrival at Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Nov. 27 is a highlight of the season! The word on the street is Santa will be arriving by horse drawn carriage 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. 27, at his arrival celebration and during the Tuba Christmas event on Saturday, Dec. 11. If you miss those, you can still visit Wednesday nights Dec. 1-15 in the Village.

12 Nights of Lights
December 1st-22nd
The Village of Baytowne Wharf will host a special light show on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from Dec. 1-22 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.