Travel

South Walton's 16 unique beach neighborhoods, which are home to many 30A Songwriters Festival venues, are located on the northwest gulf coast of Florida between Destin and Panama City, and 25 miles south of I-10 along Emerald Coast Parkway. Major corridors in close proximity to South Walton include: I-65, I-55, I-10 and US Hwy 331. South Walton is bordered on the east by Inlet Beach and on the west by Seascape. Getting here is easy.
 
Driving Distances
Atlanta, GA
315
Montgomery, AL
160
Detroit, MI
990
St. Louis, MO
775
Memphis, TN
485
Columbia, SC
495
Orlando, FL
425
Jackson, MS
300
Birmingham, AL
280
Nashville, TN
445
Houston, TX
610
Tallahassee, FL
140
Miami, FL
605
Dallas, TX
715
Pittsburgh, PA
975
Little Rock, AR
570
Chicago, IL
920
New Orleans, LA
260
Indianapolis, IN
775
Tampa, FL
400
 
Flying
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)
The official airport of the 30A Songwriters Festival
Phone: (850) 763-6751
Website:  www.iflybeaches.com
Air Service: Delta Airlines, Southwest and Southern Airways Express
 
Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport (PNS)
Phone: (850) 436-5000
Website:  www.flypensacola.com
Air Service: American, Delta Airlines, United and Silver Airways
 
Destin – Ft. Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Phone: (850) 651-7160
Website:  www.flyvps.com
Air Service: American, Delta, United, Allegiant, GLO and Contour
 
General Aviation Airports
Crestview: (850) 682-6811
DeFuniak Springs: (850) 892-2000
Destin: (850) 837-6135
Panama City: (850) 785-4325 or (850) 763-4642

Festival Shuttles

We are happy to again provide complimentary shuttles to all festival patrons.

Shuttles will be running continuously Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. with stops approximately every 20 minutes at the following venues:

  • 30Avenue
  • Rosemary Beach Town Hall
  • Caliza
  • ​The Hub
  • Old Florida Fish House
  • 723 Whiskey Bravo
  • Central Square Records/Sundog Books (for all Seaside venues)
  • The Wine Bar (for all WaterColor venues)
  • The Craft Bar
  • Hibiscus
  • Trebeaché
  • Gulf Place
  • Vue

Day Shuttles to Grand Boulevard Available Saturday and Sunday

Departing Shuttles from Watercolor Publix and 30Avenue:
10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m.

Returning Shuttles from Grand Boulevard:
4:00 pm., 4:30 p.m. 5 p.m.

SUNDAY NIGHT ONLY: PARK AND RIDE TO GRAYTON BEER TAP ROOM. 
Shuttle parking at WaterColor Publix Lot. 

 

Uber

Uber is now available in South Walton. One tap and a car comes to you. Get your first ride free up to $15 with promo code 30ASWF17.