Festive holiday events at Navarre Beach

Sand Dollar Saturday and Local Marketplace

Nov. 2 & Dec. 7, 9 a.m.

1900 Hwy. 87 in Navarre

Join the merchants of Sand Dollar Plaza on 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 www.facebook.com/SandDollarSaturdays.


Painting Events at Pik-Itz hosted by Art Uncorked Navarre

Nov. 2, 2 p.m. and Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m.

1922 Highway 87, in Navarre

Art Uncorked – Navarre is a fun painting class designed to uncork creative spirit, uncork fun with friends, and uncork a favorite beverage. The theme for these holiday classes is “Let’s Paint Christmas, Vintage Truck with Christmas Tree.” For more information, call 843-437-4246 or visit www.artuncorked-navarre.com.


Santa Rosa Creek Tribe 19th Annual Pow Wow

Nov. 23, 24, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

4750 Willard Norris Rd. in Milton

The Pow Wow celebration includes Pow Wow drumming, dancing, Native American Fry bread, storytelling, living Creek village, Drums of the Descendants, Native American flute performers, drum contests, children’s crafts, over 70 Native American vendors and so much more. Entry is $5 per vehicle and all funds support the Nature American Cultural Center. For more information, call 833-772-7335 or visit www.santarosacreektribe.org/pow-wow.


25th Annual Christmas Parade & Christmas in the Park

Dec. 7, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

8513 Navarre Pkwy. in Navarre

Join the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce for a full day of Christmas fun. Events include the Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk, reindeer games for kids, Merry Market, festival of wreaths, tree lighting, Mrs. Claus’ bakery, pictures with Santa and the Navarre Annual Christmas Parade at 2 p.m. For more information, call 850-939-3267 or visit www.navarrechamber.com.


Christmas ZOObilee

Dec. 14, 15 & 21, 22, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy. in Gulf Breeze

Enjoy a day at the Gulf Breeze Zoo for an all new daytime Christmas event! Christmas ZOObilee features live music, performances, contests, food, artists, pictures with Santa and a Candy Cane Market trail full of gifts, sights, smells and tastes of the season. Admission includes the entire zoo plus, artificial snow, winter-themed bounce stations and the family photo opportunities. For more information, call 850-932-2229 or visit http://www.gbzoo.com.


Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Lights display

Nov. 29 – Dec. 27, 5 – 9 p.m.

7650 Sowell Rd. in Milton

Sowell’s North Pole Christmas Light Display is an annual Christmas light show put on by the Sowell family. The event will be open every night including Christmas Eve and Christmas night. Cost is $10 per vehicle to drive through and train rides for $2/person in addition to the vehicle admission. This event is featured on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” For more information, visit www.facebook.com/sowellsnorthpole.


Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center

Nov. 30 & Dec. 28, 8 – 10 a.m.

8739 Gulf Blvd. in Navarre Beach

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 www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org for more info.


Nov. & Dec.

Whispering Pines Christmas Tree Farm

1603 Penton Rd. in Milton

Choose and cut a Christmas tree while enjoing other fun Christmas farm-themed activities. For more information, visit www.floridachristmastree.com.


New Year’s Eve Gala

Dec. 31, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Navarre Conference Center, 8700 Navarre Pkwy in Navarre

Celebrate the New Year in “The Roaring 20s” fashion with the Pink Pirates of Navarre, a local non-profit with a mission to raise awareness of breast cancer and raise money to fund mammograms for those who do not have insurance. The New Year’s Eve Gala includes a prime rib dinner, live music, dancing, raffles and a midnight champagne toast. For more information email Frankie Gibbs at fgibbs@mchsi.com or visit www.facebook.com/pinkpiratesnavarre.


11th Penguin Plunge ‘n Paddle

Jan. 1, 2020, 12 – 4 p.m.

1451 Navarre Beach Causeway in Navarre Beach

Celebrate the first day of the year and “freezin’ for a reason.” The 11th Annual Penguin Plunge ‘n Paddle charity event benefits local suicide prevention groups. For more information, call 850-939-1092 or visit www.juanaspagodas.com/PenguinPlunge.htm.


3rd Annual Pirate Plunge

Jan. 1, 2020, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

8579 Gulf Blvd. in Navarre Beach

Arrr you ready to take the plunge? This charity event for Healing Paws for Warriors features a plunge into the Gulf of Mexico at the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier followed by an after party at Broussard’s Bayou Grill & Bar. The Rowdies will rock the stage along with food and drink specials. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/PiratesOnThePanhandle.


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