Emerald Coast

Free Fun

This page lists free programs and activities for kids in the Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County, Florida area.
Kids Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County: Free Fun - Fun 4 Emerald Coast Kids
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"Rocking" Groups in Walton, Bay, and Okaloosa Counties

"Rocking" is a simple concept of finding rocks, painting them, and hiding them around town like hidden treasure! Painters write the name of the "rocki ...

Area: North Okaloosa County, Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island, South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A), Panama City/Panama City Beach
Multiple Locations
African American Cultural Center

The focus of the Panama City African-American Cultural Center is to embrace the culture of African Amercians in the area via printed and electronic me ...

Free: Yes
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
1412 MLK Blvd., Panama City, FL, 32401
Air Force Armament Museum

Outside, you'll discover an impressive collection of 25 reconnaissance, fighter and bomber planes, including the fastest plane ever built – the SR-71 ...

Free: Yes
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
100 Museum Dr, Eglin Air Force Base, FL, 32542
Andy Saczynski Studio Gallery

If you're looking for innovative contemporary art...something unique and unexpected, art that stands out, if you're not afraid of bold color, and you ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
26 Logan Lane, Unit A, Grayton Beach, FL, 32459
Arnett's Gulfside Trail Rides: Feed the Horses

Bring a bag of carrots and feed the horses at Arnett's! Arnetts welcomes visitors to walk around the farm and stable. Check out their resident donkey, ...

Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
613 S Co Hwy 393, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach

ADSO occupies the Old City Hall Complex of the City of Fort Walton Beach. There you will find a gallery, and two studio areas and the Lolly Carley Art ...

Free: Yes
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
17 First Street SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Baker Block Museum

The Baker Block Museum is a living history museum. Take a walk through the past to gain knowledge and perspective of life, heritage and history of our ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Okaloosa County
1307 Georgia Avenue, Baker, Florida, 32531
Bass Pro Shops Aquarium

The Destin Bass Pro Shops/Worldwide Sportsman has a 10,000 gallon salt-water aquarium stocked with local species. Join us for the fish feeding on Mon ...

Free: Yes
Area: Destin/Niceville
4301 Legendary Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
Bay County History Museum

Come explore the history of Bay County, Florida. Check website for upcoming events and exhibits.

Free: Yes
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
223 W. 6th St., Panama City, FL, 32402
Baytowne Wharf Oversized Checkers

Kids seem to gravitate to this simple free attraction at Baytowne. Play an old-fashioned game of checkers on the oversized board, or little ones will ...

Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
244 Fisherman's Cove, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Blackwater Hatchery

The Blackwater Hatchery provides visitors with an unparalleled opportunity to learn about the native fish species in Northwest Florida. The Center man ...

Area: North Okaloosa County
8384 Fish Hatchery Road, Holt, FL, 32564
Blue Giraffe, The

The Blue Giraffe is a joyful, inspirational, feel-good gallery. It is a place where classy meets funky and the vibe is always upbeat. While the artist ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
1777 E. County Hwy 30A, Watercolor, FL, 32459
Carver-Hill Museum

The Carver-Hill Museum honors the Carver-Hill School and chronicles the history of the local African-American community. The Carver-Hill Museum is als ...

Free: Yes
Area: North Okaloosa County
895 McClelland Street, Crestview, FL, 32536
Crestview Environmental Center

The park provides a learning environment like no other and was acquired from the Florida Division of Forestry. Over 100 trees are identified in the pa ...

Area: North Okaloosa County
Butler Circle, Crestview, FL, 32536
Destin Commons

Tons of family fun all in one outdoor shopping mall! Mini choo choo train, splash pad, outdoor soft playground, movie theater, and several kid-friendl ...

Area: Destin/Niceville
4100 Legendary Dr,, Destin, FL, 32541
Donna Burgess Gallery

The Donna Burgess Gallery is located in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. Side by side with soft ethereal watercolors, you'll find intense acrylics, brigh ...

Free: Yes
Area: Destin/Niceville
585 Grand Blvd Suite 102, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Fine Art 30A

Weatherall is a mixed media artist, and his gallery offers 2D and 3D contemporary pieces.

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
3730 US Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Floriopolis Panama City: "Art on the Spot" Free Art Projects

"Art on the Spot" is a free 10 minute art project for all ages. New Art on the Spot projects come out on Saturday mornings. Stop in any day to create ...

Free: Yes
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
1125 Beck Ave, Panama City, FL, 32401
Foster Gallery

The Foster Gallery is an artist co-operative led by the Walton County Cultural Arts Alliance which features at least a dozen local artists on a rotati ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
9375 Emerald Coast Pkwy Suite 30, MIramar Beach, FL, 32550
Fudpuckers Gator Beach: Destin

Gator Beach gives you the chance to see over 80 live alligators, in an up close and personal environment. You’ll not only be able to see the gators, y ...

Free: Yes
Area: Destin/Niceville
20001 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, 32541
Fudpuckers Gator Island: Okaloosa Island

Watch and learn about some of our smaller alligators in their special habitat, located at the front of Fudpucker’s Fort Walton Beach-based restaurant. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
1318 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
G & A Farm

2 1/2 acre farm that has two chicken barns a large hog pen with farrowing pens, over an acre in cultivation and about a half acre of fruit trees & ber ...

Area: North Walton County
Geocaching

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locat ...

Multiple Locations
Gulf Coast State College Amelia Center Gallery

Gulf Coast State College Amelia Center Gallery is located in the Amelia Tapper Center, room 112. The gallery is open during the Fall and Spring semest ...

Free: Yes
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
5230 West US Hwy 98, Panama City, FL, 32401
Harborwalk Village

A spirited and vibrant venue on Destin Harbor with restaurants, shopping, festivals, zip lines, magic shows, live music- all overlooking incredible wa ...

Area: Destin/Niceville
10 Harbor Boulevard, Destin, FL, 32541
Lime Light Studio and Gallery

We are dedicated to the idea of encouraging children to discover and explore their creative spirit and to promote a deep appreciation for the arts. Th ...

Free: Yes
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
169 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Mary Hong Studio and Gallery

Mary Hong is an award-winning and successful artist and entrepreneur on the Emerald Coast of Florida. Specializing in custom glass pieces, Mary create ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
26 Logan Lane Unit F, Grayton Beach, FL, 32459
Mattie Kelly Arts Center: Galleries

The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries consist of two adjoined galleries which together showcase about 20 different international, national and region ...

Free: Yes
Area: Destin/Niceville
100 College Blvd E, Niceville, FL, 32578
McDonalds: Mary Esther Indoor Play Place

This location has an indoor play place. Near Santa Rosa Mall.

Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
440 Mary Esther Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32569
Miracle Strip R/C Modelers

This group meets on weekends (and sometimes during the week) at the airstrip by Harder's park, behind the Bay Dunes golf course. You can come as a spe ...

Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
4836 Fire Tower Rd, Panama City, FL, 32404
Museum Depot at Chipley Park

The Depot is located on the North side of Chipley Park by the railroad tracks. The Depot has been put under the Walton County Heritage Association and ...

Area: North Walton County
Circle Dr, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32435
Panama City Beach Public Library: STEM Makerspaces

Each makerspace contains a mixed collection of kits with specific STEAM themes. There are magnets, marbles, bridges, snap circuits, paint, and more! ...

Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
12500 Hutchison Boulevard, Panama City Beach, FL, 32407
Panama City Center for the Arts

Providing visitors and our community with cultural awareness through creative enrichment, sculpture, music, film and fine art in historic Panama City, ...

Free: Yes
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
19 E 4th St, Panama City, FL, 32401
Petland Fort Walton Beach: Animal Encounters

Did you know you can interact with/hold the animals at Petland? Children must be under very careful supervision. Talk with an associate first before h ...

Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
415-G Mary Esther Cut Off, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Pier Park

Outdoor mall by the beach with lots of kid-friendly attractions! Several stores for kids, Dave and Busters, movie theater, Pier Park Amusements, seaso ...

Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
600 Pier Park Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort: Mary Ann the Macaw

You’ll find Mary Ann the macaw getting in the last word from her perch overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay right in front of the Marina Bar & Grill. She ca ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Santa Rosa Mall: Soft Play Area

Our kids soft play area offers the perfect place for toddlers to play while parents sit and relax in a climate controlled atmosphere. The soft play ...

Free: Yes
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
300 Mary Esther Blvd., Mary Esther, FL, 32569
St. Andrews Historic Walking Tour

For a free guided tour, come to the Publishing Museum at 1134 Beck Avenue on Wednesday or Friday at 2:30. To arrange for group tours, please call the ...

Free: Yes
Type of Tour: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
1134 Beck Avenue, Panama City, FL, 32401
Treehouse at Village of Baytowne Wharf

On the scenic boardwalk between the Village of Baytowne Wharf and the Baytowne Marina, you’re sure to catch sight of our fabulous treehouse. We like t ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
8330 Mike Hayes Dr, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550
Village of Baytowne Wharf-Sandestin

The Village of Baytowne Wharf features an array of boutiques, eateries, galleries and nightlife -- not to mention a jam-packed schedule of outdoor fes ...

Free: Yes
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
244 Fisherman's Cove, Miramar Beach, FL, 32550