2016 Christmas Parade Winners!

Congratulations to our winners of the 2016 Parade of Lights and thank you to all of this year’s participants! We’ll see you next year! Best Commercial Entry: Distributor Appliance Parts Best Youth Entry: Okaloosa Academy Charter School Best Religious Entry: New Life Deliverance Temple Church Best Service Entry: Krewe of Bowlegs Best Marching Entry: Bruner […]

2016 Christmas Parade Lineup!

The lineup is here for the 2016 Parade of Lights! Click here for the lineup or here for parade details!

Be a part of the 2016 FWB Christmas Parade!

Applications are now available for the 2016 City of Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade! The Parade of Lights will take to the streets on Monday, December 5th, at 6:30 p.m! For details and application, click here.

FWB “Hoop it Up:” A FREE Girls Basketball Clinic!

The City of Fort Walton Beach Recreation Department proudly presents, “Hoop it Up,” a three-part basketball clinic for elementary-age girls. “Hoop it Up” is free of charge and offers girls the opportunity to learn and hone their basketball skills and drills. Clinic sessions will take place on July 20th, July 27th, and August 3rd from […]

Playground Area Kiwanis Club Donates Rec Center Youth Memberships

All of us at the City of Fort Walton Beach would like to thank the now-retired Playground Area Kiwanis Club for their generous donation of $2,778.54 in funding toward youth memberships at the Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center! You may recall that the group’s final major project was to marshal its financial resources in partnership with […]

Don’t Miss 4th of July at the Landing!

It’s a big year for the City of Fort Walton Beach! Join your City of FWB and Apex Broadcasting for Fort Walton Bash, a special 75th Anniversary edition 4th of  July celebration at Landing Park on Brooks Street! We’ll be celebrating on Monday, July 4th, 2016, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and you’re invited! (Schedule of Events below) Admission is […]

FWB Kids Got Talent Showcase Now Accepting Entrants!

Christmas in July Craft Show Seeks Vendors

The Fort Walton Beach Creative Senior Center is now accepting vendor applications for the Christmas in July Craft Show and Bake Sale, to be held on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. 8-foot tables are available for $20 per table. Holiday décor, gifts, baked goods, jewelry, toys, and other unique or handcrafted items are welcome for entry. […]

FWB Library Hosts Balloon Workshop

Dewayne Reynolds, “Dr. Magical Balloons,” will be at the Fort Walton Beach Library June 13th, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. for a teen workshop to teach teens how to make his fantastical and funny balloon-shaped costumes. The workshop follows his 3 p.m. interactive family presentation. This free program is designed for teens ages 12-18 and registration […]

“Friday Night Lights”: FREE Football Camp!

Coming soon: Our City of FWB Recreation Department is hosting a FREE “Friday Night Lights” football camp! Here’s what you need to know: -Friday, June 10th, at the Preston Hood Athletic Complex (132 Jet Drive NW) Registration from 5-6 p.m., clinic from 6-8:30 p.m. -For youth ages 6-18 -Instruction provided by present and former college […]