Upcoming Road Work/Utility Projects (with traffic advisories)

CITY OF FORT WALTON BEACH UPCOMING ROAD WORK/ UTILITY PROJECTS (with traffic advisories and maps) 1. ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO UTILITY CONSTRUCTION: HUGHES STREET NE From 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, through 4:00 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017, Hughes Street NE from Oregon Drive NE to Walton Drive NE will be closed to through traffic, […]

Independence Day Office Closures

All City administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day. To report a water or sewer emergency during this time, please call police dispatch at (850) 833-9546 and your call will be routed accordingly. If you would like to make a water bill payment, you can access our automated […]

Severe Weather Update: Tropical Storm Cindy

WE WILL BE UPDATING THIS POST AS WE RECEIVE NEW INFORMATION. PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE OR FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT “CITY OF FORT WALTNON BEACH PUBLIC INFO” 6/21/17 9:00 a.m. Preliminary UPDATE: We are receiving multiple reports of downed trees and powerlines, debris, etc. throughout the City this morning. Various roads currently impassable, including: […]

Fourth of July at the Landing!

Admission is free and you are invited to a full evening of waterfront celebration featuring musical entertainment, kids’ activities, and our most spectacular fireworks show yet! -Free Kids Zone area featuring bounce houses, inflatable slides, games, and dunking booth -Vendors, exhibitor booths, and concessions available for purchase Plus: Love the event but not the parking? […]

Meal Distribution Services & Organizations

Please see below for the current list of meal service providers within the city limits of Fort Walton Beach. To add your organization to the list, please contact us at (850)833-9504. Daily: lunch at Trinity United Methodist Mon-Thursday: Sack lunch Catholic Charities   Monday: lunch at Trinity United Methodist and sack lunch at Catholic Charities Tuesday:  Breakfast at […]

6/6 Fire Assessment Update

FIRE ASSESSMENT UPDATE: At tonight’s special informational meeting, the FWB City Council voted unanimously to postpone further decisions/discussion on the Fire Assessment until next fiscal year, citing multiple variables–like the $25,000 additional Homestead Exemption option coming to Florida ballots, for example–that could have a significant imact on the City’s future budget. The postponement will give […]

Extended Road Closure: Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade 2017

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Eglin Parkway will be closed from First Street to Garnett Avenue beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. due to the Billy Bowlegs Torchlight Parade. The road will remain closed after the parade this year until approximately 10:30 p.m., to address concerns about parade debris. “We are keeping the road closed longer […]

City Office Closures: Memorial Day

All City administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day. To report a water or sewer emergency during this time, please call police dispatch at 850-833-9546 and your call will be routed accordingly. If you would like to make a utility payment, you can access our automated payment line […]

Water Line Replacement Project: Oregon Drive NE

Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 15, 2017, the City of Fort Walton Beach will begin a scheduled water line replacement on Oregon Drive NE from the north side of California Drive NE to the west side of Buck Drive NE. Work is anticipated to last four (4) weeks. During this time, the City […]

Special Council Meeting: Fire Assessment Study & Recommendations

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 4:30 p.m., the Fort Walton Beach City Council will meet to review the results and recommendations of a Fire Assessment Feasibility Study, conducted earlier in the year by Government Services Group (GSG). The Council could potentially vote based on the report findings. The meeting is open to the public, with public comment […]