May is a great time to showcase all things art in South Walton! With a rich arts culture to discover, find countless art galleries of varying mediums to peruse and visual, performing, and literary arts events to enjoy. The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County is a local arts agency dedicated to supporting the arts through leadership, advocacy, funding, programs, and education.
Longleaf Writers Conference | May 10-17th
Formerly known as The Seaside Writers Conference, the Longleaf Writers Conference is an annual gathering of creative writers from all over the country. Featuring award-winning writers in poetry, fiction, and screenwriting, this week includes a full week of intensive writing workshops, one day seminars, school outreach programs, and social events.
Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach | May 12-15th
A one-of-a-kind projection art festival, Digital Graffiti brings artists together from around the globe to use the latest in digital technologies to project their art on the iconic white walls of Alys Beach. After an unprecedented year and taking into account Covid-19 safety guidelines, Digital Graffiti is offering an immersive, drive-through experience for Digital Graffiti 2021.
Treasure Island with Emerald Coast Theatre Company | May 14,15, 20-22 AT 7PM, May 16, 23 AT 2PM
Join Emerald Coast Theatre Company for a family-friendly retelling of the classic Treasure Island story! The feared black spot, a dead Billy Bones, and a treasure map to Captain Flint’s gold. Stow away on the Hispaniola with Long John Silver and the crew as they hunt for hidden treasure on a remote Island. The young hero Emily finds mutiny, treason, and double dealings around every corner in this reinvented classic tale that promises twists at every turn.