Santa Rosa County

Things To Do

The Santa Rosa County area provides entertainment in numerous venues, depending on your idea of “entertainment”.

There are several movie theaters in the area; live theatrical plays and even murder mystery dinners at numerous locations throughout the year; musical concerts (opera, bluegrass, gospel, rock and country); historical and cultural tours and museums.

If experiencing nature is entertainment for you, Santa Rosa County offers a multitude of choices from boating to bird watching to canoeing on pristine rivers. 

For the racing enthusiasts, it can sometimes be a tough choice between the local drag strip, which brings in many professional dragsters, one of the regions best dirt tracks, which features truck racing and the ever popular Cajun sprint cars, to the NASCAR sponsored track in Pensacola featuring professional racing. If motocross or boat racing appeals more to your taste, these can be found throughout the area on a regular basis.

Rodeos and golf are even bigger events here in Santa Rosa County. Santa Rosa County is home to more than a half dozen golf courses.

Thought about trying your hand at deep sea or freshwater fishing? Private charters and area guides are available to either teach you the ropes or take you to their favorite spots for the greatest fish story ever!

Santa Rosa County has something for everyone, whether you prefer a laid back, relaxing experience or a physical “get out and do it” one.

Most importantly, Santa Rosa County offers activities the whole family can enjoy together.