The Market Shops Bloody Mary Festival

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About the event

Get ready to EAT, DRINK, and B MARY at The Market Shops!
This fall fest features unlimited tastes of unique, hand-crafted bloody marys prepared and served by a variety of the Emerald Coast’s best local restaurants and bars. From grilled cheese sandwiches to sushi, the toppings are always over the top while the bloody mix ranges from spicy to smokey.

You don’t want to miss a SIP of the action because in addition to unlimited brunch beverages, you’ll also enjoy local fare, craft brews, champagne, and (boozy) popsicles.

The grand lawn and courtyard will be bustling with shopping opportunities, a cigar bar, interactive photo booth, live music, and SEC football live streaming on the big screen so you can cheer on your favorite team!
So, what are you waiting for, there is something for everyone (21+ older) to enjoy at The Market Shops Annual Bloody Mary Festival! Its sure to be a BLOODY good time!

Restaurant Participants


If you are interested in participating in the 7th Annual Bloody Mary Festival, please email to learn more! More Information here



If you are interested in being a vendor at the 7th Annual Bloody Mary Festival, please email to learn more!

Past Winners


2021 Winners

The Market Shops 6th Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $30,000 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County


2019 Winners

The Market Shops 5th Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $25,000 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County


2018 Winners

The Market Shops 4th Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $8,500 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County


2017 Winners

The Market Shops 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $7,500 for Habitat for Humanity – Walton County


2016 Winners

The Market Shops 2nd Annual Bloody Mary Festival raised $5,000 for Sinfonia Gulf Coast


2015 Winners

The Market Shops Inaugural Bloody Mary Festival benefitted Sinfonia Gulf Coast

The Impact

Over the past six years, the annual event has raised over $80,000 for local charities. Money raised during the seventh annual event will benefit Habitat for Humanity – Walton County, a local nonprofit housing organization that works toward building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable place to live. Habitat for Humanity - Walton County partners with people in the community to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. With your support, Habitat homeowners achieve the strength, stability and independence they need to build a better life for themselves and for their families

Stay and Play – Hotel Rooms/Blocks

Our official lodging partners have reserved blocks of rooms for festival goers who are interested in staying all weekend long! Click below to book your room.


Parking is available at The Market Shops on a first come, first serve basis. Overflow parking is available at The Beach House, which can be accessed through the South gate of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. We will have a complimentary shuttle to take guests to and from the The Beach House parking lot to the festival. The shuttle will begin running at 10:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.

Please note, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort does not allow motorcycles on their property. If you plan to bring your motorcycle to the festival, we strongly encourage arriving extra early to get a parking space at The Market Shops. If all spaces are taken at the center, we unfortunately do not have any additional areas for motorcycle parking. To be safe and avoid added stress, we recommend arriving by vehicle or using a ride-sharing service.

Frequently Asked Questions

I bought my ticket, now what happens?

Start counting down the days until the ultimate tailgate party! You’ll enter the festival at the center of the shopping center in between Ben & Jerry’s and Parlor Doughnuts. The doors will not open until 11 a.m. Upon check in, you’ll receive a custom wristband that grants you access to unlimited sips of the best bloody marys in town, plus a token to vote for your favorite bloody out of the bunch. We’ll have tasting guides available to show you where all the bloody booths are located as well as shopping opportunities, food booths, and additional bubbles and brews.

Do I need to print out my ticket?

You are not required to print out your ticket, however for a faster check-in experience, we do recommend bringing a printout or screenshot showing your ticket barcode that can be easily scanned at Check In.

Could this event sell out?

Yes! For the past two years, we have sold out of all tickets during pre-sale. We highly recommend getting your tickets well before the event date to guarantee everyone in your group is able to come eat, drink, and B MARY!

Should I bring anything with me?

You don’t need to bring anything will you except your ID. The festival is completely outdoors, so we recommend wearing a hat or sunglasses. You can also bring a foldable lawn/beach chair or blanket to ensure you get a seat on the grand lawn.

I am a restaurant/bar, how do I participate?

If you are interested in being one of our select restaurant competitors, please email Jessica Bracken at

I am a business, how do I get involved?

We have multiple sponsorship opportunities available for you! If you’re interested in sponsoring or being a part of this year’s event, please email Jessica Bracken at

Where do I park for the festival?

Please refer to the parking section.

Our Sponsors & Partners


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Act fast, limited tickets remain!

This event sells out every year! Get your tickets now before it’s too late!

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