Work on the 2015 Visitor Guide is well under way and we need your help verifying your accommodation listing. The excel workbook contains information on lodging, which is categorized by accommodation type, that was received before the July 24 deadline. This document will only have information on accommodations that were updated before last month’s deadline. If any information is not correct, please let us know by emailing Christina Copeland the correct details. Corrections will be accepted until Friday, August 29.

Download: Visitor Guide Listings 8.21.14 2015 Visitor Guide Listings

Perfect in South Walton Awards
Visit South Walton is taking your votes through September 1, 2014 at 11:59 pm.  Will your favorites make the Best of the Best list? Stay tuned for winners to be announced in September. Click here and cast your vote today.

In June of 2013, the Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) invited the Institute for Senior Professionals (ISP) (Northwest Florida State College) to conduct a management audit. The objective of the project is to recommend ways the Walton County TDC can become the premier destination marketing organization in the State of Florida.

Download: Final ISP Report
Download: Walton County TDC Audit

Walton County TDC offers Emergency Response information in cooperation with the Walton County Emergency Management and the Walton County Board of County Commissioners. To learn more click here...

To stay "in the know" don't forget to sign up for The Connection! It is the place for all TDC related information.

Did you miss the last Connection email? Don't fret. We have the last 6 weeks of The Connection on this website. Click here to view them now.

As outlined in South Walton's strategic plan, Research plays a vital role in all efforts. To learn more about available research please click here...

Neighborhood Beach Access Initiative
Download: WC Neighborhood Beach Access Initiative PresentationDownload a copy of the presentation that was given on July 30, 2014.

North Walton County Event Marketing Grant Funding Request

Funding consideration is being made available by the Walton County Tourist Development Council for events occurring in NORTH Walton County for the period of October 2014 – September 2015. Examples include:  festivals, sporting events, concerts, etc.  Deadline for applications is August 15, 2014. A special workshop is scheduled for July 18 at 10:30 at the Walton County Administration Conference Room for those needing assistance in completing the application. Inquiries regarding the grant should be directed to Carley McMillian at

Download: North Walton Event Marketing GrantThe application process closes on August 15, 2014.

Special Event Funding Request - Event Sponsorship

The application deadline for fiscal year 2015 grant submissions closed on April 3, 2014. The fiscal year 2016 application will be available during the spring of 2015. If you have questions you can contact Kelli Carter via email at or by phone 850-622-7812.

List Your Event With Us

Have an event you would like listed on Simply add your information with our event form.