Welcome to Historic DeFuniak Springs, FL

Upcoming Events in DeFuniak Springs, Florida

Official Site of the DeFuniak Springs Visitors Bureau  (850) 333-2241

 July 2017


  • Fourth of July Parade & Fireworks, July 4, 4:30pm:  Enjoy a
    celebration of our nation's independence with fireworks after dark which light up
    the sky over Wee Care Park!  Opening ceremonies at 6pm.  Questions?  Call
    Walton County Commissioner Sara Comander at (850) 835-4834. 
    Sponsored by the Downtown Business & Professional Association.
    Free


August 2017


  • Movie Night, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," August 9, 7:30pm:  Bring the kids to
    a family-friendly outdoor movie in the Amphitheater on Circle Drive in DeFuniak
    Springs.  Tonight's movie is "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."  Snacks available to purchase
    to settle your appetite.   Sponsored by the City of DeFuniak Springs Special Events
    Committee.  (850) 892-8500.  Free


October 2017


  • Chuck Wagon Gang Performance, October 20, 6pm-8pm:  Enjoy traditional gospel music at the DeFuniak Springs Community Center, 6pm-8pm.  Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Special Events Committee.  (850) 892-8500.  Free
  • Walton County Fair (date TBA):  This fair provides an opportunity for youth and adults to showcase their talents for artwork, handicrafts, growing crops, rearing livestock, etc.  This is an excellent forum to bring the community together for great food, fun, amusement rides and entertainment.  Hosted by the Walton County Fair Association.  www.waltoncountyfair.com.  (850) 892-5261. Admission prices TBA
  • Halloween, October 31, 5pm:  Bring your trick-or-treaters to the Historic Downtown business district and to the homes on the original grounds of Florida's Historic Chautauqua for some real Halloween experiences!   Sponsored by the Downtown Business and Professional Association and the DeFuniak Springs Woman's Club.  Free


November 2017


  • Downtown Art Night November 3 (Time TBA):  Artists, artisans, authors, musicians, local farmers, hand-crafters, and food vendors will be lining Baldwin Avenue in the Historic Downtown Business District.  Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Art Co-op.  (850) 419-3007.  Free
  • Energy & Home Expo, November 4:  The 6th annual Energy & Home Expo will feature exhibits at the Walton County Fairgrounds, 790 Highway 83 North.  This public event brings awareness of renewable energy, recycling, re-purposing, and other energy-related environmental topics.  Sponsored by the City of DeFuniak Springs Special Events Committee.  (850) 892-8500. Free
  • Movie Night, Christmas Movie, November 24, 7:30pm:  Bring the kids to a family-friendly outdoor movie in the Amphitheater on Circle Drive in DeFuniak Springs.  Tonight's movie will be a classic holiday production.  Snacks available to purchase to settle your appetite.   Sponsored by the City of DeFuniak Springs Special Events Committee.  (850) 892-8500. Free
  • Hometown Christmas, November 25 (Time TBA):  Enjoy a day of family fun and holiday cheer featuring arts and crafts for sale, food vendors, drawings, Santa House, and kids' activities.  Register to win prizes.  Free admission.  Walton County Fairgrounds on Highway 83 North.  Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Business and Professional Association.  (850) 830-1661. Free


December 2017


  • Christmas Reflections, November 24-December 31, Nightly 5:30pm-9pm:  Over 6 million Christmas lights and holiday decorations adorn the Victorian Era campus of the Florida Chautauqua from the day after Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve.  Walk, drive or take a carriage ride on the one-mile route through the Historic District.  All of the holiday ingredients are there!  Victorian homes are beautifully adorned with traditional Christmas decorations.  They face a round spring-fed lake that is surrounded by trees embellished with millions of lights reflecting off the silent water.  Traditional Christmas sons are played for everyone in your party to join in a sing-a-long. $3/person, Season Passes $35.  Ages 6 and under Free.  Carriage rides are available for an additional charge.  Questions?  Call Carolyn Mora (850) 974-6774. Ticket Prices Vary
  • Festival of Trees, date TBA:  Enjoy a room full of Christmas trees, beautifully decorated by local merchants and organizations, in the Museum Room of the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, 95 Circle Drive.  This event is free, and light refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood Foundation to benefit the restoration of the building. Free
  • Tour of Homes:  Details coming soon!
  • Christmas Parade, date TBA:  The annual Christmas Parade around Circle Drive is one of the highlights of the holiday season.  Date & time TBD.  Sponsored by the DeFuniak Springs Woman's Club.  (850) 368-8953. Free