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Live Entertainment & More

Special Event Details

Fish Out of Water does not accept dining reservations in an effort to seat guests more efficiently.  Any special events that require advanced reservations will be notated in the event details.


At Fish Out of Water, we're always serving up something exciting and fun at the restaurant and at the bar. From our daily Happy Hour to our signature events, you'll find something to enjoy any time of the year.  Be sure to sign up to receive our Newsletter to stay in the know of special events and happenings.  

*All events are subject to change; please stay tuned to this page for updates. 

Happy Hour

Every day is happy hour at Fish Out of Water!  Enjoy #FOOWtime drink specials.  In order to seat guests more efficiently, reservations are not accepted.

Daily | 2 - 4 PM

Live Music

Enjoy Live Entertainment on Friday Evenings and During Sunday Brunch!  Stay tuned in to our events page on Facebook for entertainment schedule.

Fridays | 6 - 9 PM

Sundays | 11 AM- 1 PM


Meet the Makers (FOOW Package Store)

Experience the culmination of our winemaker's expertise as you sip on award-winning wines selected by our vitner for this special wine tasting event. Light snacks and entertainment. This event is compliemtnary for particpants of our Winemaker Dinners or $20++ per person for the public.  Reservations are not required.  Bottles will be available for purchase. 

Every 3rd Thursday (March - June) | 2 PM:

  • March 21
  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
Chef's Weekend Brunch

A plentiful offering consisting of your favorite traditional brunch items, as well as seasonal offerings, available for purchase at Fish Out of Water.

Saturdays and Sundays (March - October) | 8 AM - 2 PM

Veteran's Day Special

Happy Hour offered ALL DAY!  All Veterans enjoy a free appetizer or dessert. 

Thanksgiving Day

There's no better day than one with turkey and dressing. Fish Out of Water Thanksgiving plates will be available along with a la carte brunch items until 2 PM. Enjoy your day and let us do all of the work for you!

Breakfast with Santa

8 AM - 12 NOON | Enjoy breakfast with Santa, who will be available for pictures & wish lists, as well as handing out sweet treats to all the children! Breakfast Buffet available: Adults $48 | Children (12 and under) $24. Reservations Not Required. 

Christmas Eve Brunch

8 AM |  Enjoy Christmas music and special Chef's features.  A la carte menu and kids menu also available.  All children will receive a complimentary cookie and decorating kit take home for Santa!

FOOW Year's Eve

6 PM – 12 AM | It’s finally here, the end of 2023! Come celebrate with us as we drown out this year and cheers to the new year.  Ring in 2024 with special Chef features, champagne, live music, and a photo booth to capture the evening’s festivities.

30A Songwriters Festival

Fish Out of Water is an official venue for the 15th annual 30A Songwriters Festival, held January 12-15 2024. The festival, held in venues along Scenic Highway 30A in Florida's South Walton County, is the perfect mix of cool beach weather and red-hot music on MLK holiday weekend each year. More than 175 artists perform in this truly wonderful weekend of music. For more information on the 30A Songwriters Festival, including announcements of artists, venues, and ticket information, visit  

Valentine's Day- Be Mine Dinner

4 PM - CLOSE | Leave the candles and bubbles up to us!  Special Chef Features include all your Valentine’s favorites.

Bounce Into the Boil- Spring Break

All Day | Enjoy Shrimp Boil features all month long at Fish Out of Water.  Come get your grub on!

St. Patty's Day Celebration

4 PM - CLOSE | Green, Green and more Green!  Join us for Irish style live music and Chef-inspired features.  Green beer and cocktails available for purchase to get the party started!

Easter Breakfast

6:30 AM - 2 PM | Enjoy an early start time, as well as a full breakfast buffet offering Springtime Favorites, a Mimosa Bar and a Dessert Bar. 

Tacos & Tequila- Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Celebrate Cinco dy Mayo with half-priced select tacos and house margaritas all day long!

Moms, Muffins, & Mimosa - Mother’s Day Brunch

8 AM – 2 PM | Let's celebrate our mothers on their special day with one complimentary mimosa and a muffin.  Bottomless mimosa and a la carte pricing on food available for purchase.

Bourbon Day (FOOW Package Store)

Bourbon Tasting at 4 PM & Discounts Offfered All Day | There's no better way to start Father’s Day weekend than with a bourbon tasting! Bring Dad by to sample some great products and take advantage of our discounted bourbon selection to surprise him with a nice bottle!

Pancakes with Pops- Father's Day

8 AM – 2 PM | It’s time to celebrate dads. Bring Dad for complimentary coffee, all-you-can-eat pancakes, and quality family time. A la carte menu also available.

Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate the red, white, and blue!!  Pre-order Fish out of Water Picnic Meals to be picked up Curbside in front of the FOOW Package Store, on your way to the beach for the Firework Show!  Email to place your order or call (850)-534-5050. 

9/11- Day of Honor

Enjoy Patriotic Live Music, Chef Features, as well as Beverage Features – 50% Discount All Day for all Military/Law Enforcement/Emergency Services with proper ID.

Cheeseburger Fan's Paradise

11 AM – 10 PM | It's National Cheeseburger Day and we'll be cooking up fan favorites and original recipes. Join us to see what we are cooking up and get ready to excite your taste buds!

A Little Pumpkin Goes a Long Way!

Join us on National Pumpkin Day and enjoy pumpkin-inspired food and drink features!  Mini pumpkin decorating kits available for the kids- we would love to see what they create and display their Lil' Pumpkin all weekend long!