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February Events in Santa Rosa County

Navarre Beach Camping Resort

9201 Navarre Pkwy., Navarre, FL

Weekly events open to the public

Yoga: Tuesdays at 6 p.m., $10 cash only

Line dancing lessons: Thursdays at 6 p.m., $6 cash only

Card bingo: Fridays at 6 p.m., $8 cash only

Trivia night: Saturdays at 6 p.m., $5 cash only

All activities and events require registration in advance with the office for entry instructions. Call 850-939-2188 or email camp@navbeach.com.


Holley Hill Pottery and Art Studio Kiln Openings

Tuesdays – Saturdays | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

7507 Buckeye Dr., Navarre, FL

Holley Hill Pottery has been making pottery in Santa Rosa County for over 40 years. The artists of this local institution capture the lifestyle, scenery and sea life of the Gulf Coast using local clays and their own glaze formulas. Join Brenda, Marty and Jason as they fire and unload the large anagama kiln throughout the winter season. Their ceramics gallery is also open for tours and purchases. For more information visit holleyhillpottery.com, call 850-939-2744 or email martyandbrendas@gmail.com


Live Music at Juana’s Pagodas

Every Friday and Saturday | 8 p.m. - midnight

1451 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre Beach, FL

Join the Juana’s crew every weekend in February for live music on the deck! Admission is free.


Rockin’ Rowdies Mardi Gras

Sat., Feb. 3 | 3 p.m.

Windjammers on the Pier Restaurant & Bar, 8579 Gulf Blvd. on Navarre Beach

Come celebrate Mardi Gras at Windjammers! “Laissez les bons temps rouler”


Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at The Twist

Sat., Feb. 3 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

1816 Prado St., Navarre

Celebrate National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, at The Twist! Come by for breakfast, brunch, breakfast for dinner, and everything in between! The Twist will have a special breakfast themed menu available for this day only, while supplies last. Some popular items have sold out fast in previous years, so make sure to come by earlier in the day so you don't miss out!


Navarre Beach Mardi Gras Parade

Sat., Feb 3 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Navarre Beach, FL

Join the Navarre Krewe of Jesters in celebrating 38 years of family-friendly fun, Mardi Gras floats and beads. The parade is from 1-3 pm. Floats will enter Gulf Blvd from Indiana Street and will move east towards the Navarre Beach Causeway traffic light. Official parade afterparty will be held at Andy D’s. Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! For parade applications, visit NKOJ.com.


Highway 87 Market at Sand Dollar Plaza

Sat., Feb. 3 & Feb. 17 | 9 a.m.

1900 Hwy. 87, Navarre, FL

Highway 87 Market is an outdoor market, held on the first and third Saturday of each month, across multiple venues. Enjoy a wide variety of booths offering food items, art, decor, and more. Additionally, the merchants of Sand Dollar Plaza will be featuring various products and specials, as they do each week for Sand Dollar Saturday. Interested in booth space? Email us at SandDollarSaturtday@gmail.com.


Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz

Sat., Feb. 3 & 17 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre, FL 

This monthly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm to Table vendors are available along with various arts and crafts. Don’t miss out on shopping inside Pik-itz! For more info, visit pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128. 

 

Martini-Gras

Sat., Feb. 3 | 5 – 9 p.m.

St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL

Join Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge at a reinvented version of their annual Mardi Gras event! This year for the first time ever, the event will be competition-based, with Cajun food and masterful martinis vying for your vote. There will be food, drinks, music, and more at the fundraiser! So put on your best Mardi Gras themed outfits and help ECWR raise funds for another successful year of wildlife rehab! Click here for tickets and more info.

 

Valentine’s Market

Fri., Feb. 9 & Sat., Feb. 10 | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

5165 Willing St., Milton, FL

Come out and enjoy two Valentines themed market days at Jernigan’s Landing. This is a wonderful opportunity for local vendors to showcase their small businesses. There is food, fun, shopping and something for the entire family. Beardless Brewhaus will be hosting a chili cook-off and there will be a car show, as well.

 

19th Annual Woodstoke Festival

Sat., Feb. 10 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Holley Hill Pottery, 7507 Buckeye Dr., Navarre, FL

Celebrating handmade pottery and historic wood-fired kilns! Attendees are welcome to join the line to view pieces and help to unload two large historical kilns. Art pieces from Gulf Coast Potters will be available for sale. The suggested $15 donation for the commemorative pottery bowl allows you to sample all the specialty seafood and chili dishes. These special bowls contain locally sourced clay. Free event, open to the public. For more information visit holleyhillpottery.comkilnwalk.org, or call 850-939-2744.

 

Valentine’s Dinner at the West Florida Railroad Museum

Sat., Feb. 10 | 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.

5003 Henry St., Downtown Milton

Valentine’s dinner with two seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The cost is $100 per couple. Catered by Nouveau Pastries. For more info, contact wfrmtreasurer@wfrm.orgClick here to purchase tickets.


Oysters & Pints Fest

Sat., Feb. 10 | 12 p.m.

St. Michaels Brewing Company, 2213 SR-87 S, Navarre, FL

Join us for our first ever Oysters & Pints Fest on Sat., Feb. 10. Grayson Bay Oyster Company will be joining us from noon to 4 p.m. selling half-dozen and dozen raw or grilled oysters. The Pensacola & Perdido Bay Estuary Program will be showing their short film, The Humble Oyster, at 5:30 p.m.

Raw Oyster Costs: 1/2 dozen - $15, Dozen - $27 | Grilled Oyster Costs: 1/2 dozen - $18, Dozen - $33.

 

Navarre Garden Club Horticulture Event Series: Edible Flowers and Herbs with Jennifer Weber

Mon., Feb 12 | 10 - 11:30 a.m.

Navarre Beach Welcome Center, 8543 Navarre Pkwy., Navarre, FL

The Horticulture Committee presents: Edible Flowers and Herbs: A Presentation by Master Gardener Volunteer Jennifer Weber. Join Jennifer, the Navarre Garden Club and Green Thumb Nursery to learn all about edible flowers and herbs. This event is open to the public. You are welcome to bring refreshments and/or snacks. Green Thumb Nursery will have plants on site available for purchase. For additional information contact Lorraine Bores at 419-619-7338.

 

Bingo, Beads and Beans – A Fundraiser for the Santa Rosa Women’s Club

Tue., Feb. 13 | 5:30 – 8 p.m.

St. Sylvester Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL

Put on your Mardi Gras attitude and join us for an adult-only evening of gumbo, red beans & rice, drinks, king cake, bingo, door prizes and silent auctions. Your support benefits our local community. The $35 ticket includes 10 games of bingo, dinner and drinks. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets on Eventbrite.

 

Grand Gala Weekend – Changes in Latitudes – at Juana’s Pagodas

Sat., Feb. 17 | 4 – 8 p.m.

1453 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre Beach, FL

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce our biggest and most exciting event yet - our Grand Gala Weekend 2024: "Changes in Latitudes!" Get ready to help hoist the anchor and set sail with us on February 16-17 for a weekend filled with fun, celebration, and networking opportunities. Our annual gala is the perfect chance for our sponsors to connect with their target audience while we recognize and honor the outstanding businesses and citizens in the Navarre area. As a sponsor, you'll have the chance to showcase your brand and gain visibility in the community during this two-day extravaganza. We can't wait to welcome you aboard!


Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Baby Shower

Sat., Feb. 17 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

3051 Cloptons Cir., Navarre, FL

Baby season is almost here! Between February and August, Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge will care for hundreds, if not thousands, of orphaned wildlife patients. These babies require lots of specialized care! Their dedicated staff, interns, and volunteers are preparing for lots of long days and nights caring for these babies - but they need your help! Bring an item from their donation Item list found online here (or send them something from their Amazon wishlist - find more information online here) for free entry to our Baby Shower! During the Baby Shower, you can view the animal ambassadors, attend special presentations from the education team about baby season, and participate in games and activities around the property! Can't bring a donation item? That's okay! You can still attend the baby shower, you'll just have to pay our small entrance fee to get in.


Tanyalee Davis, The World's Shortest Comedian

Sat., Feb. 17 | 8:30 p.m.

Stripes Pub and Grill, 1878 Andorra St., Navarre, FL

At 3’3″, Tanyalee is the Ferrari of comedy – low to the ground and sometimes racy. She is currently the Guinness Book of World Records holder for the shortest comedian and has become “TikTok Famous” with over 3.2 million followers and 4 million on other platforms. Tanyalee has performed at The Apollo, has had her own show in Las Vegas, she’s been on the small screen AND big screen, and now she’s back in Navarre! This little funny lady packed such a punch last year, Stripes Pub asked her to come back for another round. Click here for tickets.

 

Special Needs Mardi Gras

Sat., Feb. 17 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Navarre High School, 8600 High School Blvd., Navarre, FL

Join us for our Special Needs Mardi Gras Parade! Line up starts at 11 a.m. and the parade will begin at 11:30 a.m.!

 

Jerry Diaz/Beach Music at Juana’s Pagodas

Sat., Feb. 17 | 4 p.m.

1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach, FL

As a native of the Texas Gulf Coast, Jerry Diaz has lived the songs he writes and sings. Drawing on influences such as The Beach Boys, Jerry Jeff Walker and Jimmy Buffett he takes listeners on a musical journey to places like New Orleans, Pensacola, Key West, and the Texas beach bars he knows well.

 

Death by 5k Coldwater Creek

Sat., Feb. 24 | 8 a.m.

Adventures Unlimited, 8974 Tomahawk Landing Rd., Milton, FL

Think you have what it takes to finish the Death by 5k challenge? This race will take place at Adventures Unlimited and requires participants to run (or walk) ten 5ks over 24 hours, starting each 5k 2.5 hours apart. Race HQ will be at The Barn and the course will be a loop through the property, crossing over Coldwater Creek. In between 5ks, hot food will be prepared for participants. Assorted snacks and drinks will be available throughout the challenge. Participants can rest in a tent, hammock, or in their vehicles. Campsites will be available for $20. Participants will receive an event shirt and other event swag. Finishers will receive one of the coveted handmade finisher's coffins. Initial registration will be limited to 120 participants. Additional participants may be selected if slots are opened. Visit www.deathby5k.com to learn more and register.


Events listed are highlights of activities in Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office is not responsible for any changes or cancellations. For more information, visit www.getrelaxing.com or call 850-981-8900. If your business/organization would like to have events added to future lists as well as to the Tourist Development Office events calendar, email PatreceW@santarosa.fl.gov.


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