The Fall season at Navarre Beach offers cooler temperatures, lower pricing, less crowds, and lots of great local things to do and see. We invite you to checkout our upcoming Fall Navarre events running September thru November, and encourage you to check back close to the season for any updates or adjustments to the great things to do in the off season along the Gulf.
Saturday Oct. 7th | Noon to 4 p.m.
Festive atmosphere for adults featuring beer samples from St. Michaels and Ye Olde Brothers Brewery, and national brands! Includes souvenir pint glass. Must be 21+
Proceeds to benefit Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. For more information, visit www.juanaspagodas.com or call 850-939-1092.
Location: Juana’s Pagodas & Sailor’s Grill, 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway, Navarre Beach, FL
Oct. 8 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m
Shell-e-brate all things sea turtle through games, crafts, photo booth, costume characters, music and more! Free admission all day to the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center. NBSTCC is open until 4 p.m. For more information visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
Location: Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, 8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL.
October 7 & 8
Lines in the water at 12:01 a.m. Saturday and ends at 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
Reel in a catch from the beach, the pier, a fishing boat, or kayak at the Navarre Fishing Rodeo. Hundreds of fishermen are expected to register for this event, which grows every year. Not an angler? Come as a spectator and enjoy the excitement as the day’s catch is weighed in! Prizes will be awarded in all divisions. Weigh-in is on the beach at Juana`s, close to Santa Rosa County Boat Ramp and parking. Scales open at 1 p.m. and close promptly at 4 p.m. on both days. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Navarre Chamber Foundation and Navarre Beach Marine Park.
For more information visit www.navarrefishingrodeo.com or call 850-939-1900
Location: 1451 Navarre Beach Causeway., Navarre Beach, Florida
September 2, 16, October 7, 21, November 4 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This monthly outdoor market takes place on the first and third Saturday of each month. Farm to Table vendors are available along with arts & crafts and don’t miss out on shopping inside Pik-itz! For more information visit www.pikitz.com or call 850-710-7128.
Location: 1922 Hwy 87, Navarre, FL
September 30th 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This event is sponsored by the American Legion Post 382 to help bring awareness to the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress and the 22 veteran suicides a day. This community event will help raise money towards Project: VetRelief and feature an opening military ceremony, followed by a 2.2 mile walk and 22-mile motorcycle ride. There will be guest speakers, vendors, food, and live music throughout the day.
register or donate here
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/Navarre-Challenge-22-104872238505978 or call 850-420-4721.
Location: Navarre Park, 8513 Navarre Parkway, Navarre, FL.
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27, 7 to 9 p.m.
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 the City of Milton at 850-983-5400.
Location: 5158 Willings St., Milton, FL 32570
Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Trick-or-Treat with all your favorite animals at The Gulf Breeze Zoo! Boo at the Zoo offers 6 days of scare-free, daytime fun for children and their families. Join our safe zoo neighborhood of Halloween entertainment, with kid-friendly fun around every corner. Includes trick-or-treat trail with toys, treats, treasures, bounce houses, face painting, animal ambassador headquarters and the entire zoo! Save time and purchase your tickets online! For more information visit www.gbzoo.com or call 850-932-2229.
Location: Gulf Breeze Zoo, 5701 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Oct. 14 | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Showcasing more than 150 historical cars from all decades are on display in this popular event. Event features music, food, vendor booths. Check in is 8 a.m. and judging starts at 11 a.m. For more information, visit www.NavarreBeachCarShow.com or call 850-501-2244.
Location: Navarre High School, 8600 High School Blvd., Navarre, FL.
Oct. 15 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Event is a fundraiser for Caring and Sharing of South Santa Rosa County. Fee required to enter the chili cookoff or the volleyball tournament. Donation fee required to taste. Bring already cooked and hot chili in crock pots with serving ladles to set up between noon and 2 p.m.; chili tastings take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Volleyball registration at 10 a.m. and tournament starts at 10:30 a.m. Four-person co-ed teams will be paired according to skill level. For more information visit www.juanaspagodas.com or call 850-939-1092.
Location: Juana’s Pagodas & Sailor’s Grill, 1451 Navarre Beach Cswy., Navarre Beach, FL.
Oct. 7 | 8 a.m.
This kids fishing clinic is staged at Navarre Beach Fishing Pier. First 200 children (12 and under) receive a fishing pole, goodie bag and includes free bait and fishing instruction. This event usually fills up quickly. Proceeds go to Navarre Chamber Foundation, a 501C3. For more information and to pre-register visit www.takeakidfishingnavarre.com or www.NavarreChamberFoundation.org.
Location: Navarre Beach Fishing Pier 8579 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL.
Oct. 14 Run starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Navarre Beach boat launch parking lot.
Features an out-and-back course along scenic Gulf Blvd. Event is a fundraiser to help “Make Navarre Snorkelicious,” a benefit for the Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary and artificial reefs. Race Day Registration will be from 6 a.m. – 7 a.m. at Windjammers on the Pier. Awards will also be held at Windjammers on the Pier. For more information visit www.navarrebeachmarinesanctuary.org or contact Mike Sandler at 850-686-6643 or email email@example.com.
Location: 8597 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL.
Oct. 7, 14, 21 | 9 to 10 a.m.
Explore sharks of the deep when the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center Shark School goes Spooky in October. Explore local gulf coast sharks, shark biology, and shark conservation. Shark school participates receive: Introduction class to sharks of the Gulf of Mexico, shark arts and crafts, shark tooth treasure hunt, a certificate of completion, and early entrance to the NBSTCC. For more information and to register, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org/programs or call 850-684-3347.
Location: 8Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, 8740 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL.
Oct. 21 | 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
From creeps of the deep, an endangered species cemetery, to science that glows in the dark, amazing sea creatures await you. Join us for our annual fundraiser Science Spooktacular. Explore science stations led by outstanding Santa Rosa County teachers. The family friendly event features glow in the dark science demonstrations, spine chilling dissections, haunted beach walk, hands-on activities, and crafts for children. Visit Navarre Beach Marine Science Station For more information and pricing or call 850-261-2141.
Location: 8638 Blue Heron Ct., Navarre Beach, FL.
Oct. 21 | 4 to 8 p.m.
Don’t be afraid to come out to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge for a spook-tacular time at the 2nd Annual Batty Fang-Tastic Halloween. Arrive in costume (or not) for a boo-licious evening of trick or treating with our animal ambassadors, kid-friendly owl-oween haunted trail, pumpkin painting, cake walk, and much more. Food trucks will be on-site to provide all sorts of delicious treats each night. The most fun you can have learning about our native wildlife and getting treats at the same time. For more info, visit facebook.com/emeraldcoastwildliferefuge or call 850-684-1485.
Location: Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, 3051 Cloptons Cir., Navarre, FL.
Oct. 28 | 8 to 10 a.m.
Halloween themed for the month of October. Guests are encouraged to wear costumes that are upcycled and/or marine themed! Help protect sea turtles and other imperiled species through a citizen science program that allows volunteers to take 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 are provided, or bring your own. For more information, visit www.navarrebeachseaturtles.org or call 850-684-3347.
Location: 8649 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach, FL.