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Seaside Park & Ride

08/22/2017 01:44PM ● Published by Nancy Babin

Labor Day weekend visitors can park and ride to Seaside to say goodbye to a spectacular summer. The Merchants of Seaside will offer sensational shopping, enjoyable live music, activities and delectable dining for the entire family.
 
COMPLIMENTARY shuttles will be available from 6 a.m. until midnight to transport guests easily from the Grayton Beach Public Parking Lot on CR 283 to Seaside events and activities and back to their parked vehicles.
 
Beginning on Friday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m., there will be a special Central Square Cinema in the Seaside Amphitheater. Attendees can bring their lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy “The Lego Batman Movie” on the big screen under the stars.
 
Saturday, Sept. 2, the Seaside Farmers Market will be held in the Seaside Amphitheater from 8 a.m. to noon. Visitors can meet local growers and vendors who offer food, produce, cooking demonstrations, specialty items, artisan cheeses and breads.
 
Saturday evening offers a special concert performance in the Seaside Amphitheater by Great Peacock at 7 p.m., a wonderful way to remember summer in Seaside.
 
Throughout the weekend, guests can shop the annual Labor Day Merchant Sidewalk Sale, Friday through Monday.
 
All events are free and sponsored by Seaside Merchants.
 
30a Trolley Transit
Sunshine Shuttle & Limousine’s 30A Trolley Transit is also available for locals and guests. This public transportation system provides complimentary transportation along Florida's scenic Highway 30A and makes regularly scheduled stops. There are two pickup and drop off locations in Seaside: In front of Pickles on Hwy. 30a and in front of Purple Wall on Hwy. 30a. The Trolley Transit will continue to operate throughout the weekend from noon to 10 p.m. To access shuttle location at any time, riders can download the Sunshine Shuttle on-demand mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. 
 

 
About SEASIDE®
Seaside, built on 80 acres on Florida’s Gulf Coast, is located on South Walton County’s Hwy. 30-A, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Acclaimed world-wide as one of the iconic examples of New Urbanism, Seaside offers a thriving town center with shopping and dining, all within walkable distance to homes, cottages and offices. Consisting of more than 400 homes, many of them vacation rentals, the community offers more than 12 restaurants and eateries, and 41 shops and galleries.
 
Seaside is featured in the following: Cooking Channel’s Emeril’s Florida, PBS “10 Towns that Changed America,” Frommer’s “Top 12 Destinations in the World,” Trip Advisor’s “15 Rising Vacation Rental Destinations for 2016,” Travel Channel’s “2015 Best Family Beach,” Travel + Leisure’s “Best Beach on Earth” for families (2014) and USA Today's "Top 10 Best Beach Towns in Florida (2013) by “Dr. Beach” to name a few. The holiday town was also the primary filming location of the classic movie “The Truman Show.”
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