New Year - What’s Happening on the Emerald Coast

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While the Emerald Coast is much calmer after the holiday season, there is still plenty to do and see. Check out what's on the itinerary for January!

 

Penguin/Turtle Plunge

When: January 1st!

Where: See below!

What: Join the countless other brave souls who plunge into the cold water as a tribute to the new year! For more information on the Penguin Plunge at Juana's/Sailors' Grille, click HERE!

For more information on the 13th Annual Penguin Plunge ‘n Paddle at Navarre Beach, click HERE! For more information on the Turtle Plunge at Henderson Beach State Park, click HERE!

Brunch, Rhythm, & Brews

When: January 9th, from 2:00-4:00pm

Where: HarborWalk Village

What: Enjoy brunch and brews at various Harborwalk locations before the live concert on the Main Stage! For more information on the event, click HERE!

Emerald Coast Theatre Company – The Fall of April (Stalin and Churchill)

When: January 11th, from 7:30-9:00pm

Where: 560 Grand Boulevard, Miramar Beach

What: Written and performed by Bruce Collier, The Fall of April is the third play in Collier’s unintentional trilogy about World War II’s “Big Three,” Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill, and Franklin Roosevelt. For more information on the event, click HERE!

 

Science Center Trivia Night – Sci-Fi on the Screen

When: January 22nd, from 6pm to 8pm

Where: Emerald Coast Science Center, Fort Walton Beach

What: Grab a team of trivia lovers (over 21 only) for a night of sci-fi-themed trivia and fun! If your team is the smartest of them all, you will win a prize! For more information on the event, click HERE!

Best of the West

When: January 22nd, from 11:00am-5:00pm

Where: HarborWalk Village

What: High school bands from all over Northwest Florida come together to complete on the main stage at HarborWalk Village! You can show your support for our young musicians by stopping in to listen. For more information on the event, click HERE!

Planetarium Special Feature: Egyptian Myths

When: January 27th, 6pm to 8pm

Where: Emerald Coast Science Center

What: Learn the myths and legends of ancient Egypt. You will be amazed at the tales of gods and goddesses while learning fun facts like how they made the first toothpaste! Of course, there will also be a magical display of Egyptian constellations to round out the night.

This event is perfect for ages 5 and up, and there are two shows to pick from. I recommend getting tickets in advance! For more information on the event, click HERE!