Alys Beach Celebrates 10th Annual 30A Wine Festival

Proceeds benefit Children's Volunteer Health Network

The 30A Wine Festival, underwritten by The Alys Foundation, returns to the beautiful community of Alys Beach for its 10th year Wednesday, Feb. 23 through Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022.

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 that provides health services to uninsured or underinsured school children in Walton and Okaloosa Counties.

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30A Wine Dinner

The festival kicks off on Wednesday evening at Caliza Pool and Restaurant with an intimate wine dinner featuring a four-course meal created by Alys Beach Executive Chef Kevin Cavanaugh. On Thursday evening, attendees have the option between an Oyster and Champagne gathering in Central Park or a Rum Dinner in Papilio Park.


Bourbon Beer & Butts

Friday afternoon, a Mixology Seminar Friday evening features the Bourbon, Beer & Butts event, where a lively barbecue and bourbon tasting will feature some of the country’s best pitmasters and distillers, with live music under the stars on Kelly Green.

Saturday showcases the exquisite Grand Tasting event featuring tastings from distinguished vintners and chefs stationed along the meandering, open-air gallery of picturesque South Charles Street in the heart of Alys Beach. Alongside the festival and the Grand Tasting, guests have the opportunity to bid on hundreds of items featured in the silent auction as they stroll, sip and taste their way to the Gulf Green for the iconic Gulf of Mexico vista.

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Rose & Croquet

The festival finishes on Sunday with the Gospel Brunch on the Gulf Green, a captivating experience of song with good food and good company, and the highly anticipated Rosé & Croquet event on Kelly Green, where guests enjoy rosé tastings, a delicious brunch, and possibly a coveted spot to play in the beloved croquet tournament.

For more information on the full roster of events and to purchase tickets online, visit


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