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Holiday Events at Sandestin

Ice skating, live holiday music, dinner cruises, fireworks shows and more - there are so many fun events going on this December at Sandestin Golf and Beach ResortThe holiday season is quickly approaching and we have plenty of activities to keep you busy!

teeoffTee Off for Toys

Tee Off for Toys is December 8-9! Donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards with a value of $15 or more and play one of Sandestin's public golf courses for just the green and golf car fee! Courses include Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and the Links Golf Club.

All toys and donations will be given to Harvest House’s “Hope for Holidays” and Children in Crisis programs, both benefiting children and families in need this holiday season. Local residents, guests and visitors are welcome to participate. Tee times are available all day and can be made by calling 850.267.8155.

12 Nights of Lights

Starting on Dececmber 5th, enjoy a festive light show every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of December leading up to Christmas! This 12 Nights of Lights event will also be featured during our special holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Watch three bright shows on the Village tree at 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm. You don't want to miss this sparkling, free event!

Tuba Christmastuba

Join us for a night of music, balloon animals, holiday lights and festive fun at the Village of Baytowne Wharf! On December 8th from 5-7 pm, Playground Music Center presents a Tuba Christmas where more than 30 brass instruments play some of your favorite holiday classics.

There will also have a stilt walker making balloon animals, festive holiday music and a 12 Nights of Lights show to cap off the evening. Don't forget to stop by the Events Plaza and take your photo with Santa! For additional information please visit or call 850.267.8117.

Wednesday Night Concert Series - Holiday Edition & Visits with Santa

Get in the holiday spirit and listen to some of your favorite classics. Every Wednesday at 6pm this December enjoy the Village of Baytowne Wharf's holiday edition of the Wednesday Night Concert Series. Each concert will feature a festive choreographed light show and visits with Santa. This event is free to the public.

Live Music Schedule

December 5 | Valhalla Choir

December 12 | Niceville Opus One

December 19 | Matt McCarty

Winter Wonderland

If you've never experienced real winter snow then you will want to be at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on Saturday, December 22nd from 9am-1pm! The Event Plaza is turning into a Winter Wonderland full of real snow! Slide down the ice slide, make snow angels, and enjoy a day of frosty fun for the whole family. This is event is free to the public.

Baytowne On IceBaytowne on Ice

Baytowne on Ice at the Village of Baytowne Wharf is the perfect opportunity to get into the winter spirit! The seasonal (October 27-February 2, 2019) ice skating rink is a local holiday favorite.

The first hour of each day is reserved for "kids skate" for youths 12 and under. The hours of Baytowne on Ice do vary daily, please click here to look up the hours for each day.

SunQuest Cruises’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise

Does a night filled with a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne sound fun to you? Well you're in luck with SunQuest Cruises’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise! Guests will enjoy the elegant fusion of the luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance, staff and entertainment at this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve experience.

The cost is $150 per person including a four and a half hour cruise and the delectable five-course meal. The SOLARIS yacht is docked at the Baytowne Marina at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. For reservations and more information, visit or call 850-650-2519.

Baytowne Countdown | NYE


No plans for New Year's Eve yet? Don't worry because you won't want to miss the Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration! The family-friendly evening from 6-8pm will have face painting, kids activities, and live music on the Baytowne stage, finishing off with a fireworks display at 8pm.

For older guests, ring in the New Year with a fireworks show at midnight and then dance the night away with live music until 1am.

Don’t wait until you’re in the middle of the holiday hustle, book your Sandestin holiday vacation today! Take advantage of our exclusive offer on accommodations plus a wide variety of complimentary amenities including tennis, fitness center access, bike rental and more. Click here to book your stay now - don't forget to use the code: CHEER! Happy Holidays!

Posted on Nov 30, 2018
Lindsay Stoner

Written by Lindsay Stoner

Social Media and Digital Communications Manager