Emerald Coast Storytellers x Alys Beach Crafted

Campfire Stories: Liquid Courage slated for Oct. 25

Aug. 14, 2023
Special to 30A Food & Wine

ALYS BEACH – The second annual Alys Beach Crafted Festival will kick off its festivities with “Campfire Stories: Liquid Courage” on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in Firepit Park (located on the North Sea Garden Walk Pedestrian Path).

In partnership with Emerald Coast Storytellers, this evening will celebrate the craft of the written and spoken word. Returning Crafted mixologist, Keyatta Mincey Parker, will be the featured keynote speaker for the evening, sharing her story of cofounding A Sip of Paradise, Atlanta’s nonprofit community garden for bartenders and the hospitality community, and the role that liquid courage has played in her journey. Gather around the fire and hear other festival participants and local writers share stories inspired by the evening’s “Liquid Courage” prompt and theme.

This is a 21+ ticketed event. The $65 purchase price includes beverages and light bites.

Alys Beach Crafted

Alys Beach Crafted will be a weekend of events Oct. 25 to 28, a gathering of renowned craftspeople from around the country sharing the process, the inspiration, and the product of their craft at the Makers Market, Firkin Fête, Spirited Seminars, and the Spirited Soirée. All proceeds benefit the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County.

Details on the individual events that comprise the Alys Beach Crafted festival, ticket purchasing information, and information on participating mixologists, distilleries, breweries, restaurants, makers, and specialists in the beverage industry and culinary arts can be found on the Alys Beach Crafted website. Find ticket information here.

Photos courtesy of Alys Beach, Fla.