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30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach

by Alison Large Ketcham on February 13th, 2024

This 12th-annual 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach is scheduled for Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 21st-25th, 2024. The five-day celebration features events and workshops catering to wine enthusiasts, bourbon lovers, foodies, and the festival-enjoying public. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Volunteer Health Network providing health services to uninsured or under-insured children in Okaloosa and Walton counties.

There will be plenty of clinking wine glasses during the 12th-annual 30 Wine Festival.


Wednesday, Feb. 21st:

  • Wine Dinner at Red Loggia at Caliza Restaurant | 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Dine on culinary masterpieces, accompanied by fine wines, poolside under the stars.

Thursday, Feb. 22nd:

  • Oysters + Champagne at The Plaza at the Alys Beach Club | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Savor Gulf of Mexico oysters teamed with delicious champagne and toe-tapping live music.

  • Tapas & Tequila at Papilio Park | 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Enjoy the festival’s first Tequila & Tapas tasting event while learning from Mexican tequila distillery reps how spirits are distilled and barreled. Accompanied by spirited live music.

Oysters galore will be prepared for the taking at the wine festival.

Friday, Feb. 23rd:

  • Mixology Seminar | 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Learn to craft dazzling cocktails in this immersive seminar, then delight in your creations.

  • Bourbon, Beer & Butts at Central Park | 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Partake in an evening of downing bourbon, beer and barbecue, including bourbon from distilleries around the country, beers from local and national breweries, and barbecue from chefs across the Southeast. Accompanied by the five-piece string band The Brothers Comatose.

Butts on the grill at a previous 30A Wine Festival.

Saturday, Feb. 24th:

  • Grand Tasting at South Charles Street | 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Sip wines from around the world coupled with scrumptious small bites from local and regional restaurants. Featuring more than 80 wines.

Sunday, Feb. 25th:

  • Gospel Brunch at Gulf Green | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Relish a bountiful brunch accompanied by mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and coffee cocktails, and the uplifting melodies of a gospel choir.

  • Rosé & Croquet at Central Park | 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy biting into brunch, toasting rosé wines, and placing strategic swings in the 10th annual Croquet Tournament.

Participants and onlookers at a Rosé & Croquet at Central Park event at a previous 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach.

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