The 30A Wine Festival, underwritten by The Alys Foundation, returns to the beautiful community of Alys Beach for its 12 th year: Wednesday, February 21 through Sunday, February 25, 2024. The festival showcases renowned distillers, vintners, and culinary favorites over five days of celebration – a series of events and workshops where wine enthusiasts and bourbon lovers alike relish in the festivities within the captivating town of Alys Beach. All proceeds from the festival benefit the Children’s Volunteer Health Network, a local charity which provides health services to uninsured or underinsured school children in Walton and Okaloosa Counties. ALL TICKETS ARE A LA CARTE
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Mark your calendars to kick off the 12th annual 30A Wine Festival with a night under the stars at the Red Loggia at Caliza. A night of sophisticated flavors is underway from the talented chefs of the Alys Beach Culinary team paired with exceptional fine wines.
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Oysters + Champagne
The Plaza at the Alys Beach Club
Nestled along the gulf on the Plaza at the Alys Beach Club, savor an enchanting evening featuring the finest oysters sourced from the bountiful Southeastern gulf waters. Complemented by the effervescence of champagne and the melodious notes of live music, the Oysters & Champagne soirée promises an exquisite night of revelry and joy.
Indulge in the rich flavors and heritage of agave spirits as we feature four unique tequila distilleries from Mexico at the 30A Wine Festival’s first Tequila & Tapas tasting event. Plan to learn from the distillers themselves about how each spirit is distilled, barreled and experience tasting the distilleries’ finest tequilas neat as well as in a cocktail. Small plates with a Spanish flare will be served from local culinary talents and live music will accompany this vibrant evening.
Friday, February 23, 2024
Whether you’re an aspiring mixologist or simply looking to elevate your home bartending game, this seminar will equip you with the skills and knowledge to craft cocktails that dazzle and delight. Join us for an immersive Mixology Seminar to fine tune those skills all while enjoying your own creations.
Enjoy a night of bourbon, beer, and barbecue with bourbon tastings from distilleries across the country, craft brews from local and national breweries, and savory barbecue creations showcasing the top culinary talents in the Southeast. Tune up your banjo – the sounds of modern bluegrass music is sure to keep the party rockin' all night!
Saturday, February 24, 2024
South Charles Street
Meander along charming South Charles Street and explore wines from across the globe. Showcasing more than 80 wines accompanied by small bites of the finest creations from local and regional eateries, the Grand Tasting is the centerpiece of the 30A Wine Festival. A beautiful, elegant event, the Grand Tasting is not to be missed!
Sunday, February 25, 2024
We’ll keep the mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, and coffee cocktails flowing while you enjoy a lively, delicious brunch in one of Alys Beach’s most beautiful and iconic settings, Gulf Green. Feel the joy as the sounds of the gospel choir fill the space for this celebratory Sunday event.
Rosé & Croquet is one of the most beloved festival events. Wear your croquet whites and enjoy a festive gathering featuring a beautiful brunch spread and an elegant selection of rosés. Rally your best mates and fuel up for the tenth annual Croquet Tournament ($200 croquet team ticket for a team of four; this is not included in your Rosé & Croquet Ticket), or just sit back, sip some sparkling rosé, and watch the tournament. It’s always a fun finale for the 30A Wine Festival!