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.


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Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)

The official airport of the 2015 30A Songwriters Festival

Phone: (850) 763-6751
Air Service: Delta Airlines, Southwest and Southern Airways Express

Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport (PNS)

Phone: (850) 436-5000
Air Service: AirTran, American Eagle, Continental,  Delta Airlines, Northwest Airlines, US Airways Express, United and US Airways Express.

Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)

Phone: (850) 651-7160
Air Service: American Eagle, Delta, US Airways and United

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 through our partners at Sunshine Shuttle.

Shuttles will be running continuously Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5:00pm - 11:30pm with stops approximately every 15 minutes at the following venues:

  • Rosemary Beach Town Hall
  • Caliza
  • Old Florida Fish House
  • 723 Whiskey Bravo
  • Central Square Records/Sundog Books (for all Seaside venues)
  • Wine World at WaterColor (for all WaterColor venues)
  • Pandora's
  • The Bowery
  • Vue