The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival set for October 7, 2017
The Market Shops, located at the entrance to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, will host The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival benefiting Habitat for Humanity—Walton County on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The third annual event will feature unlimited tastes of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys made with Cathead Vodka and served by the finest restaurants and bars on the Panhandle.
Guests will pay $40 in advance, $50 at the door or $100 for VIP tickets, per person for entry and will enjoy three hours of unlimited tastes of up to 25 of the Emerald Coast’s most creative and innovative Bloody Marys. Participating restaurants include 790 on the Gulf, Baytowne Provisions, Big Bad Breakfast, Bud & Alley’s Restaurant, Crab Island Cantina, Hog’s Breath, Louis Louis, LuLu’s Destin, Redd’s Fueling Station, Restaurant Paradis, Signature Catering of 30A, Sunset Bay Cafe, The Bistro at Courtyard Marriott, The Henderson, The Hub and many more. A limited number of VIP tickets, valued at $100, will be available and include valet parking by 30A Valet, a private VIP lounge sponsored by Emerald Coast Magazine outfitted with elevated bites, specialty 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., special shopping options from the merchants of The Market Shops, and one vote for the People’s Choice Award for the Best Bloody Mary in South Walton.
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. There will also be a highly coveted People’s Choice Award. 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 our official lodging partners, Courtyard Marriott and Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.
Special thanks to additional sponsors which include 8 Fifty Productions, 30A.com, 30AEats, 30A Television, Cathead Vodka, Eloquent Signs, Emerald Ladies Journal, Good Grit Magazine, Gulf Coast Restaurants, Hill Coleman CPA, Proffitt PR, SoWal.com, SoWal Life, VIP Destin Magazine, VIP Pensacola Magazine, and Visit South Walton.
Located at the entrance of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Market Shops is an upscale, neighborhood-style shopping, dining and entertainment center. The Market Shops is the Emerald Coast’s premier location for local and unique retailers, specialty boutiques and an array of eateries from casual to fine dining. For more information, visit www.themarketshops.com <http://www.themarketshops.com/> or find The Market Shops on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Habitat for Humanity – Walton County:
Habitat for Humanity—Walton County partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families.