Tourist Development Council Update:

The Walton County Tourism Department would like to introduce members of the 2023 Tourist Development Council and the Marketing and Communications Advisory Committee. The TDC, a nine-member advisory board charged with fiduciary oversight of the tourist development tax, meets every other month. More information about the TDC members and the meetings schedule is available by clicking HERE. 

TDC members are, from left: Tim Taylor, Treasurer Jill Tanner, Chair Jennifer Steele, Eddie Farris, Commissioner Danny Glidewell, Vice Chair Todd Bierbaum and Brian Moffatt; not pictured is Micah Davis.

The Marketing and Communications Advisory Committee, which provides expertise and feedback to assist in marketing and communication strategies and implementation, alternates meeting months with the TDC.   More information about the tourism advisory committees, including the Destination Improvement Committee, and meetings schedules is available by clicking HERE.

TDC Marketing & Communications Committee members are, from left: Vice Chair Tracy Louthain, Reynolds Henderson, Sarah Hanley, Robert Nelson, Michael Whalen, Stephanie McCracken, Chair Kevin Rosa and Dan Tinghitella.


Press Release Round-Up: 

Walton County Tourism Department recently shared information on the reconstruction of the multi-use pedestrian bridge on 30A and St. Patrick's Day happenings. These press releases and others can be viewed HERE.

Walton County in the News:

Walton County was featured in a variety of high-profile publications recently, including the Wall Street Journal. Examples of these press mentions can be found below, and a complete list is available HERE.

What's New in Walton County:

Does your business have a new menu, a new location/offering, an event or have you recently renovated? We'd love to know "What's New" at your business. Please email Summer Padgett, Content and Public Relations Specialist, at or call (850) 267-1216 to share your information. 

Create/Update Your Business Listing:

We are updating our database to include information from all visitor-facing businesses throughout Walton County. There is a special emphasis on the northern part of our county and its attractions, which will now be featured in our print guides and on our website.

Are you taking advantage of the free business listings on our website? CLICK HERE to register your business or access our partner portal, where you can review and update your company information. If you are a visitor-facing business in Walton County and do not currently have a listing on our website, we'd be happy to help you create one. Our accommodations partners are listed on the Book>Direct search engine, while non-lodging businesses are listed under different categories of our Things to Do section. Please email or call (850) 333-2728 for help.

Events Calendar:

Check out our Events calendar to find out what’s happening in Walton County! If you would like to share your upcoming event on our calendar, CLICK HERE to submit your event details. For more information, contact Industry Relations Specialist Lisa Foster at or (850) 333-2728.



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