Fort Walton Beach Snowbird Club – 2023-2024

The Fort Walton Beach Snowbird Club is located on OkaloosaFt Walton Beach Snowbird Club Island in Fort Walton Beach Florida.

From a pre-pandemic high of 745 (2015) to a low of 276 (2022) the club is steadily growing (313, 2023). Members hail from Canada to all over the United States.Registration is 9 a.m.-Noon Jan. 1, 8, 9, 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20 at The Fort Walton Beach Recreation Center, 132 Jet Drive, Fort Walton Beach, Fl. Meetings are 10 a.m. Jan, 9, 30 and Feb. 20 Vendor set up is at 9 a.m. There are door prizes and 50-50 drawings. Monthly club socials to golf, tennis and pickleball to card games, crafts and billiards. A Wisconsin group meets for breakfast at 9 a.m. Jan. 17, Feb. 7 and March 7 at The Chicken N the Egg, 348 Miracle Strip Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, Fla. There are also golf scrambles, Valentine’s Day dance and more.

Details: or (920) 619-4065.

December 2023 Update

The Walton County Snowbirds kicked off their 2023-2024 Season on December 4, 2023.  What a great start it’s been!! 

The Walton County Snowbirds (WCS) are a collection of fun-loving, caring and sharing seniors who enjoy the wonderful communities of South Walton County during the winter months.  This season, they will continue their social, educational, recreational, and charitable pursuits on the Emerald Coast. 

The WCS offer over 30 activities for club members to enjoy!  Some of these activities include golf, tennis, pickleball, card games, aerobics, ballroom dancing, art class, bowling, singles group, discussion groups, ukulele, line dancing, and a singles group.  Additionally, we host several social events including our Snowbird Gatherings, social dinners, TGI Thursdays, trips to the casino in Biloxi, a Mardi Gras trip to New Orleans, and a dolphin cruise.

You must be a registered WCS to participate in their activities and social events.  Membership costs is $20.00 per person.  You can sign up at any of the Registrations or Snowbird Gatherings. 

Registrations are held at the Faith Assembly Hall at 306 S. Geronimo in Miramar Beach and are scheduled from 8:30am-10:30am on:

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2024
  • Monday, January 8, 2024
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024
  • Monday, February 5, 2024

You can also register an hour prior to at any of the scheduled Snowbird Gatherings.  Snowbird Gatherings are a fun social event for the WCS members offering free entertainment, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing to support a local scholarship program, and special club announcements.  Come an hour early also to take advantage of free samples, discounts, and useful information handed out by supporting businesses.  Snowbird Gatherings are scheduled from 10:00am-12:00noon on: 

  • Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Destin United Methodist Church
  • Thursday, January 25, 2024 at Destin United Methodist Church
  • Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Destin United Methodist Church
  • Thursday, February 22, 2024 at St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church

For more information on registration and all the activities and social events the club offers, check out the website or join the Facebook page “Walton County Snowbirds.”  The Club hopes to see many snowbirds join this season where you will have fun and meet new friends from all over the US and Canada!