1. Fat Tuesday
Join in Fat Tuesday as HarborWalk Village transforms into the Big Easy on Tuesdays through Aug. 14. Enjoy floats, colorful costumes, street performers and float riders plus live music beginning at 7 p.m. The parade rolls at 8:30 p.m. Book a ride on one of six floats for $25 at visit event-brite.com.
2. Theatre Thursdays
Emerald Coast Theatre Company presents a fun-for-all-ages adaptation of a William Shakespeare play from 8-9 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 2, in Grand Park in Sandestin. Abrakadoodle offers preshow children’s activities at 7 p.m. Bring your own chair or blanket.
3. Baytowne Wharf
In addition to free concerts and movies, Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin offers other free events in the Events Plaza. Hydro Flight Monday features fly-board extraordinaire Ben Merrell at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. through July 30. Boomin’ Tuesday has lawn games and inflatables from 7-9:30 p.m. through July 31 followed by fireworks over the Lagoon. Magical Thursday begins at 7 and 8 p.m. through July 26 with pirate Captain Davy.