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 […]

Quiet Easter Egg Hunt CANCELLED

QUIET HUNT CANCELLED Due to rainy weather conditions that lasted beyond the forecast, we must unfortunately cancel today’s Quiet Hunt. We must put the safety of our children first and even if the weather clears up, the ground at Landing Park will still be soaked. Please stay tuned for further announcements, as we will post […]

FWB Easter Egg Hunt Postponed

UPDATE as of Thursday, 3/24/16, 10:00 a.m. We’ve continuously to monitored the weather forecasts and said that we’d make the call this morning on whether we would proceed with today’s originally scheduled plan or shift to a rain date of Friday, March 25th. Because the forecasts remain unfavorable, it is with great disappointment that we announce […]

75th Anniversary Edition Easter Egg GLOW Hunt!

It’s the City’s 75th anniversary, so we’re changing it up and hosting our first ever Easter Egg GLOW Hunt, an evening event featuring glow-in-the-dark Easter eggs! The festivities kick off at the Fort Walton Landing on Brooks Street at 6:00 p.m, complete with games, activities, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny himself! Then […]