The Baytowne Countdown is On at The Village of Baytowne Wharf!


Twinkling lights, skating on ice, magical tunes and streets filled with sparkle, tinsel, holly and jolly beckon your inner child to “believe” in the magic of the holidays all over again. Kids know it and we know it, too! The wonder of Santa and the holiday season jingles in our hearts and in the joyful Village of Baytowne Wharf!

Join in the excitement as Baytowne on Ice hosts its 5th Annual Ice Skating Extravaganza! You will enjoy two performances by Jessica Pfund and Josh Santillan on Friday, December 11th at 6 & 7:30 p.m. Both shows are FREE. Before and in between the shows, lace up those skates and skate around with the Pros! Jessica and Josh will be on the ice sharing tips and tricks! And there’s a lot to know about Jessica and Josh. After successful singles careers that included national medals, Jessica and Josh teamed up six years ago. Together they have competed in many international competitions earning medals while representing Team USA. They have Olympic dreams and are shooting for the 2022 games! Skaters of all ages won’t want to miss them!

Wednesday Night Holiday Concerts Holiday Edition + Visits with Santa usher you into the holiday spirit! Listen to some of your favorite holiday classics during the holiday edition of Baytowne Wharf’s Wednesday Night Concert Series. Each concert features a festive choreographed light show and visits with Santa. No cost to attend!
Dec. 9 | Fort Walton Beach High School Chorus
Dec. 16 | Matt McCarty Band

Lighting up the holiday nights are 12 Nights of Lights! Enjoy a festive, choreographed light show every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in December (Wednesday, Dec. 2 – 23) leading up to Christmas on the Events Plaza Lawn! This sparkling event will also be featured during the special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Watch three dazzling shows on The Village tree at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. No cost to attend!

Celebrate the New Year with Baytowne Countdown! You don’t want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf’s end-of-the-year celebration! Ring in the New Year with an evening to remember—two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy fun for kids and kids at heart with face painting, kids’ activities and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage with DJ 30A from 5-7 p.m. Finish off the family friendly evening with the first fireworks display at 8 p.m. The fun doesn’t stop there! Dance the night away with LIVE music from GROOVY 7 from 7 p m. until 1 a.m. featured on the Events Plaza Stage! End the night with a spectacular midnight fireworks show! There is no better place to ring in 2021! *21 & over after 10 p.m. 20 & under must be accompanied by a legal guardian after 10 p.m.

Baytowne on Ice continues as a favorite holiday tradition! The Ice rink is open through January 31st. Hours vary daily. $11 for 90-minute skate; $3 skate rentals. Rent the rink for private parties and functions. Call 850-714-7614 or please visit

All holiday events are no cost to attend.