The Market Shops, nestled at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is hosting the 3rd annual Bloody Mary Festival that will benefit Habitat for Humanity—Walton County on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, and we will be there!

Some of the participating restaurants include favorites like Sunset Bay Cafe, Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant, The Henderson, 790 on the Gulf, Baytowne Provisions, Big Bad Breakfast, Crab Island Cantina, Hog’s Breath, Louis Louis, LuLu’s Destin, Redd’s Fueling Station, Restaurant Paradis, Signature Catering of 30A, The Bistro at Courtyard Marriott, The Hub and more.

Guests will pay $40 in advance, or $50 at the door and $100 for VIP tickets per person for entry, and will enjoy 3 hours of unlimited tastes of up to 25 of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Mary’s, made and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the Panhandle. 

A limited number of VIP tickets will be available and include valet parking by 30A Valet, a private VIP lounge sponsored by Emerald Coast Magazine outfitted with elevated bites, speciality cocktails, and large screen televisions streaming SEC football.

Guests will also enjoy local food for purchase by Back Beach Barbecue and The Hub, local craft brews from exclusive beer sponsor, Grayton Beer Company, a Bubbly Bar, Hydration Station by Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, live music by the Luke Langford Band, a commemorative photo booth with Epic Photo Co., and special shopping options from the merchants of The Market Shops.

Apart from the highly coveted People’s Choice Award, a panel of select food critics and local celebrities will judge each Bloody Mary to select the winners for the most delicious and most creative. All awards will be custom made by local artist, Velia Lala Fine Art and Design. Uber and the Sunshine Shuttle Company will be on hand for safe rides home or make it a staycation by booking a discounted stay with official lodging partners, Courtyard Marriott and Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.

Special thanks to additional sponsors which include: 8 Fifty Productions,,, 30A Television, Cathead Vodka, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine,, Hill Coleman CPA, Proffitt PR,, SoWal Life,VIP Destin Magazine, VIP Pensacola Magazine, and Visit South Walton.

To buy tickets, click here. To learn more, follow The Market Shops on Facebook.

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