June events in Santa Rosa County
Bands on the Blackwater Spring Concert Series
5158 Willing St., Milton. Bands on the Blackwater is a free outdoor spring and fall concert series held Friday nights in downtown Milton. Pull up your boat or bring a lawn chair and relax while listening to great live music! For more information, visit www.facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater or call 850-983-5400.
June 4, 7 – 9 p.m., Joey Collins
June 11, 7 – 9 p.m., Christina Christian
Tunes by the Dunes Summer Concert Series
8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre. Tunes by the Dunes is a free summer concert series held every Thursday evening in the summer months. Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Sand Crab Pavilion for live local music and food vendors. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own beach blankets and lawn chairs. Tunes by the Dunes is hosted by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit www.navarrechamber.com/tunes-by-the-dunes or call 850-939-3267.
June 3, 7 – 9 p.m., The Glenn Parker Band
June 10, 7 – 9 p.m., Bay Bridge Band
June 17, 7 – 9 p.m., Platinum Premier Band
June 24, 7 – 9 p.m., Jay Williams Band
Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge 2021 Summer Camps
3051 Cloptons Cir., Navarre. Nature loving kids ages 8 -13 are invited to join Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge for a week-long summer camp. Children will learn hands-on, STEAM and inquiry-based curriculum that encourages investigation and lasting learning experiences. Registration fee includes t-shirt, reusable water bottle and all camp supplies. For more information and registration, visit www.emeraldcoastwildliferefuge.org or contact ECWR Executive Director, Crystie Baker at email@example.com.
June 14 to 18, Ages 10-11
June 21 to 25, Ages 12-13
June 28 to July 2, Ages 8-9
First and third Saturday of each month (June 5 and June 19)
Highway 87 Outdoor Market at Pik-itz
1922 Hwy. 87, Navarre. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This bi-weekly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm-to-table vendors are available along with arts and crafts, and shopping inside Pik-Itz! Art & Antiques. For more information, visit www.pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128.
Songwriters Listening Room at Juana’s Pagodas
1451 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Songwriters, Bernie Nelson and Andy Velo will entertain with their songs and the stories behind them. Seating is limited and food and beverages will be available from the Juana Bites Pizza Kitchen. For more information and ticket prices, visit www.juanaspagodas.com or call 850-939-1092.
June 5, 12 and 26
Clear Bottom Kayak Tours
8739 Gulf Blvd. Navarre. Tour times: 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Explore and discover the Navarre Beach artificial snorkel reef with a 45-minute clear bottom kayak tour. Tour pricing includes admission to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center located at 8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre. The event is organized by the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary. For more information and registration, visit www.navarrebeachmarinesanctuary.org or call 850-939-3267.
GOAT Offshore Kayak Fishing Tournament (Pygmy 2)
8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre. 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. GOAT is an international kayak fishing event, showcasing Navarre as the premiere fishing destination of Florida. Watch the fish weigh-in at Windjammers by the Pier, along with live music starting at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.goatkft.com or email Darrick Benton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 12 and 26
Shark School at the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Explore local gulf coast sharks, shark biology and shark conservation at shark school. Participants will enjoy an introductory class about sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, arts and crafts, a shark tooth treasure hunt and early entrance to the NBSTCC. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion. Each class accommodates up to 10 students and a guest/parent or guardian. For more information and registration, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org/programs or call 850-684-3347.
Trash Bash with the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center
8 to 10 a.m. Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program taking an active role in the war against marine debris. Volunteers collect trash from different areas along the 4.5 miles of Navarre Beach and record data that is forwarded to state and federal agencies. Meet in the main Navarre Beach Parking Lot near the Sand Crab Pavilion. A limited supplies of gloves, buckets and pickers will be available. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
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.
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