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Spend New Years at Sandestin

There's no better place to ring in the New Year than at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort! We have activities for the whole family and even activities just for the kids. From fireworks and live music to a kids night out program - there's something for everyone to enjoy this NYE and New Year's Day!

Kids Night Out


Are you a parent that wants to go out for New Year's Eve but can't find a babysitter? If you are looking for a safe and fun place for your kids to hang out, stop by Kids Night Out in the Magnolia Ball Room at the Grand Conference Center! From 6:30pm-1am kids will enjoy a pizza party with juice boxes, a bounce house, movies on the projector screen, Xbox one games, crafts, scooters, and more!

Kids must be 4-12 years of age to attend - $70 per child for the entire time or $20/hour. For more information or to make a reservation please call 850.267.7000 or email at

Club KZ

Club KZ is up and running for a Holiday Special from December 29-31st - yes, we are even open on a Sunday! Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an activity filled day (from 9am-2pm) packed with learning new skills and making new friends through programs that are entertaining, educational and just plain FUN!

$55/resort guest rate or $65/non-resort guest rate per child, you must call ahead to register at 850.267.7000 email at

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The Village of Baytowne Wharf has the best end-of-the-year celebration! Enjoy the family-friendly evening from 6-8pm with face painting, kids activities, and live music on the Baytowne LIVE stage. Finish off the night with a fireworks display at 8pm.

Later, ring in the New Year with an evening to remember! Catch the second fireworks displays at midnight then dance the night away with live music until 1 am. Check out the list below for restaurant hours in the Village for New Year's Eve or visit for others.

Caffe Siena - Open 6am to 8pm

Fat Tuesday - Open 12pm (noon) to late

Marina Bar & Grill - Open 11am to 2am

Sandestin Golf

Fancy a round of golf on New Year's Eve or New Year's Day? Sandestin is home to four beautiful, award-winning golf courses (1 private, 3 public) that are reputed to be the best in Florida! All courses are open for play both NYE and New Year's Day.

Raven Golf Course

Home to the 2006-07 Champions Tour events! Challenge yourself on this RTJ. Jr. design. Please call 850.267.8155 or click here for tee times.

Baytowne Golf Course

The only course at Sandestin that spans from the beach to the bay! Please call 850.267.8155 or click here for tee times.

Links Golf Course

The original resort layout designed by Tom Jackson. Bring your camera as five holes play along the scenic Choctawhatchee Bay. Please call 850.267.8144 or click here for tee times.

Burnt Pine Golf Course

Our private club is open to members and resort guests. This Rees Jones design is one of the finest golf courses in the Southeast. Please call 850.267.6500 or click here for tee times.

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More interested in football than golf on NYE or New Year's Day? Watch your favorite team at Marina Bar & Grill and Fat Tuesday with drink and food specials! Both places will be airing multiple games both days.

Marina Bar and Grill, located at the Baytowne Marina at Sandestin, is a true treasure serving lunch, happy hour and dinner overlooking the incredible view of the Choctawhatchee Bay. For Marina Bar & Grill's menu, click here.

Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar, the famous New Orleans daiquiri and frozen drink bar, serves up specialties at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Enjoy frozen concoctions like 190 Octane or the Hurricane – each blended, chilled and served to perfection. For Fat Tuesday's menu, click here.

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

Are you interested in a five-course dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne? You're in luck because the SunQuest Cruises' New Year's Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise has all of that!

Guests will enjoy the 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.

For reservations and more information, please visit or call 850-650-2519.

As a special gift to you, Sandestin is offering a special holiday promo! The longer you stay, the more you save! Book before Christmas Eve (12/24/2018) for travel between 12/17/18 - 5/23/19 and receive 15% off 1 night; 25% off 2 nights or 35% off 3 nights or more. To see the other offers and promotions at Sandestin, please click here.

Book online or call 877.669.9664, don't forget to use the promo code: GIFT!

Posted on Dec 20, 2018
Lindsay Stoner

Written by Lindsay Stoner

Social Media and Digital Communications Manager