New Year’s Eve Celebration at Seaside

The Merchants of Seaside invite everyone in the South Walton community (including locals and visitors!) to join them on December 31st for Countdown Seaside! A New Year’s Eve Celebration.

If you’ve never experienced Seaside on New Year’s Eve before, it’s a big family-friendly party featuring live entertainment, kid’s art projects, street performers and an absolutely spectacular fireworks display right over the Gulf of Mexico. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. and last until Midnight.

This year, spectators will enjoy a night of music ranging from fresh Americana Rock ‘n Roll to Folk and Roots. The celebration kicks off in Seaside’s Amphitheater with a performance by local fav Kyle Lamonica at 7 p.m., followed by The David Mayfield Parade taking the stage at 8:15 p.m. and then headliners Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers at 10:00 p.m. Seaside will then welcome 2012 with its traditional fireworks display at the stroke of midnight.

Especially for the kids, Abrakadoodle will also be on hand from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. offering unique art projects as part of the New Year’s Celebration. There’s no cost to participate in these projects, which include making celebratory noisemakers, as well as a time capsule in which families will be able to place New Year’s wishes and resolutions. Seaside will also have face painters to get both the young and young-at-heart in the festive spirit.

Watching fireworks over the Gulf has become a true South Walton tradition, and Seaside’s event promises one of the very best views along 30A!