Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach is located across the bridge from Destin and Okaloosa Island and is located on the Inter-Coastal Waterway and on the Choctawhatchee Bay.
Okaloosa Island is the Gulf front community of Fort Walton Beach.
In Fort Walton Beach... you will find budget hotels (no condos or vacation rentals), Publix grocery store (located at the foot of the island bridge), down town shopping area, waterfront park, Uptown Station Shopping Center on Eglin (Five Guys Burgers, Baskin Robbins, Winn-Dixi grocery store, Mary's Kitchen, Clemenza's Italian Restaurant, kids playground and a dog park), restaurants and the Shalimar Golf course.
Fort Walton Beach Annual Events
- May - ABWA Billy Bowlegs Boat Run
- June - Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival and Parade held the first week of June
- July - Independence Day at the Landing - Event and Fireworks
- October - Dog Daze at Liza Jackson Park - FWB CC 850.244.8191