August events on beautiful Navarre Beach

Here are some ideas for vacation fun this month on Navarre Beach from our awesome Tourist Development Office.

Sand Dollar Saturday and Local Market Place

Aug. 3, 9 a.m.

Join the merchants of Sand Dollar Plaza the first Saturday of each month for a community and customer appreciation event. Grab a bite to eat at Alphy’s, check out the gift shops and visit the local vendors at the Local Marketplace. For more information, call (850) 368-9500 or visit


Shell Flower Making Class at Artistry 98

August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Artistry 98, 1993 Hwy 87 Navarre, will offer a free shell flower making class. The class is limited to 10, reserve a seat at or call (850) 543-1338.


Tunes by the Dunes

August 1, 8 and 15, 7 – 9 p.m.

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will begin their annual free summer concert series at the Sand Crab Pavilion in the Navarre Beach pier parking lot, just east of the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier, 8220 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach. Bring a lawn chair, come hungry and relax on the beach while listening to music and local cuisine. Fore more information, call (850) 939-32667 or visit

  • August 5 – Overdrive Band
  • August 8 – Sheandtheits Band
  • August 15 – Freeway 98


Florida’s Flora – Nature Tour of Arcadia Mill

August 10, 10:30 a.m.

Learn how native plants were used in the past on this 45-minute tour along the boardwalk and nature trails. Bring trail appropriate attire, bug spray and sunscreen. Purchase tickets onsite at Arcadia Mill Visitor Center, 5709 Mill Pond Lane, Milton. For more information, call 850-626-3084 or visit


Clear Bottom Kayak Tours

August 10 and 24, 9 – 11 a.m.

Explore and discover the Navarre Beach with a 45-minute clear bottom kayak tour of the gulf side artificial reef. Meet at the Sea Oat Pavilion in the Navarre Beach Marine Park, 8739 Gulf Blvd. in Navarre. For more information, call 850-939-3267 or visit


Shark School at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

August 3, 17 and 31 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Shark School students will learn about local gulf coast sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation. Students will also enjoy arts and crafts, a shark tooth treasure hunt and early entry into the center. The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center is located at 8740 Gulf Blvd. in Navarre. For availability and pricing, call 850-684-3347 or visit


Painting Events at Pik-Itz hosted by Art Uncorked Navarre

Art Uncorked – Navarre is designed to help you uncork your creative spirit, fun with friends, and a bottle of your favorite beverage at group painting classes at Pik-Itz, 1922 Highway 87 in Navarre. Each class features different artwork. For more information, call 850-843-437-4246 or visit

  • August 17, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dolphin Wave
  • August 24, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Turtle


Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

August 31, 8 – 10 a.m.

Meet up to clean up! Volunteers for a beach cleanup will meet in the main Navarre Beach Parking lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. A limited supply of gloves, buckets and pickers are provided or bring your own. For more information, call (850) 684-3347 or visit


Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any date or time changes or cancellations.


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