The heart of our community is our Historic District, comprised of gorgeous homes and buildings built during the Victorian Era that encircle the old campus of the Florida Chautauqua Assembly.
Peddlers Alley, Saturday, October 1, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Peddlers Alley is an open air market in the alleyway between 6th and 10th Streets in historic DeFuniak Springs. Individuals and organizations will be offering a wide variety of antiques, baked goods, second hand goods, plants, and everything else you can imagine! See the Application and Rules for more information. Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Visitors Bureau. 850-333-2241.
Walton County Fair, Monday-Saturday, October 3-8, weeknights beginning at 5:00 p.m., Saturday beginning at 12:00 noon: The Walton County Fair, 790 North 9th Street (Highway 83 North), provides an opportunity for youth and adults alike to showcase their talents for artwork and handicrafts and to exhibit their crops and livestock. Enjoy traditional fair exhibits and carnival-type rides and games along with great food, fun, and entertainment. Sponsored by the Walton County Fair Association. (850) 892-5261.
Gospel Concert, Friday, October 7, 6:30 p.m.: Enjoy "The Old Fashioned Chuck Wagon Gang" in the DeFuniak Springs Community Center, 361 North 10th Street. Concessions will be available. Free admission. Sponsored by the City of DeFuniak Springs Special Events Committee. 850-892-1509.
The Haunted Hospital, Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, 7:00-10:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, October 28 and 29, 7:00 p.m. - midnight: Prepare for scary fun while touring the Haunted Hospital at 1290 Circle Drive. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the DeFuniak Springs Art Co-op, 782 Baldwin Avenue, beginning September 19. See www.DeFuniakSpringsHauntedHouse.com. Sponsored by the Florida Chautauqua Association and the DeFuniak Springs Art Co-op. 850-419-3007.
Halloween Happenings, Monday, October 31, beginning at 5:00 p.m.: Bring your trick-or-treaters to the Historic Downtown business district and enjoy the activities for all children on Baldwin Avenue. Treats will be provided by the shop owners and area businesses along with local firefighters, police, and other organizations. Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Business and Professional Association. 850-835-4834.
Halloween Trick or Treating Around the Lake, Monday, October 31, 5:00-7:30 p.m.: All children are invited to wear their favorite costumes and Trick or Treat around the Lake on Circle Drive. Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Woman's Club.