Photo: Pizitz Home & Cottage
Photo: Pizitz Home & Cottage


Wine World at Uptown Station announces they will postpone the Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival Preview that was scheduled for Saturday, December 28, 2013, until Saturday, January 18, 2014, due to forecasted weather conditions.

This event will serve as an exclusive preview to Wine World’s 1st Annual Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival, to be held at a later date in 2014.  The Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival plans to be one of the largest craft beer festivals on the Emerald Coast. The Emerald Coast’s growing craft beer culture can taste and appreciate brews from the local area along with a day full of live music, delicious cuisine, a silent auction and more.

Over 75 unique craft beers will be available for tasting from over 20 local breweries including Abita, Terrapin, Sweet Water and more.  The event will feature culinary stations from Wine World, Buffalo Wild Wings, Burrito del Sol, Fudpuckers and Tucker Dukes, providing perfect eats to pair with the assortment of brews.  103.1 Media sponsors, Apex Broadcasting, will be present with a live radio remote at the event with Dan Collins and the 103.1 The Blaze Hummer. Live music will feature local band, Slack Tide.

All proceeds from the event will benefit the Special Forces Association, Chapter 7. SFA chapter 7 is a Veterans non-profit all volunteer organization that provides support to families of 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), with emphasis on providing support to the families of fallen warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Admission to Wine World’s Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival Preview is $25 per person if purchased in advance and $35 day of the event. Tickets can be purchased at any Wine World location or at To find out more about Special Forces Association Chapter 7 please visit For more information, to sponsor, or to volunteer, call (850) 269-2909.

About Uptown Station—Located at 99 Eglin Parkway NE, Fort Walton Beach, Uptown Station is the town center of Fort Walton Beach and heartbeat of the Emerald Coast. This area’s premier shopping center has over 60 national and specialty stores along with a variety of dining choices. At the center of Uptown Station Florida’s tallest flagpole flies 170 feet in the air and is dedicated to all members of the United States Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Departments and all first responders. From shopping to dining, to special local events, Uptown Station has it all. For more information on Uptown Station visit for Find Uptown Station on Facebook and Twitter.

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