Witches of South Walton 2016 Witch Ride Announced to Benefit Children’s Volunteer Health Network
Santa Rosa Beach, FL – The Witches of South Walton, an organization dedicated to supporting the Children’s Volunteer Health Network (CVHN) is hosting The 13th Annual Witch Ride on Monday, October 31, 2016 at 6:30am. Ticket cost is $30 and includes a charity bike ride from Gulf Place to Stinky’s Fish Camp complete with a Gathering Brunch at La Playa. Tickets can be purchased online at www.witchride.com. This event would not be possible without the help of local residents and businesses. A special thanks to sponsors that include Modus Photography, Classic Luxury Real Estate, Pizza by the Sea, YOLO and The Merchants at Gulf Place.
More information on the event can be found at www.WitchesOfSouthWalton.com or on Facebook www.Facebook.com/WitchesOfSouthWalton
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, October 27th
WITCHES BREW | La Playa at Gulf Place
Pre-registered packet pickup and in-person registration at La Playa in Gulf Place from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Drink specials will be offered for all participants and Forrest Williams Band will play live. Raffle tickets will be sold only at Witches Brew to win a Custom Designed Witch Hat. Must be present to win at 8:00pm.
Saturday October 29th
HALLOWEEN MASQUERADE PARTY | Trebeaché at Red Fish Village
Trebeaché and Grayton Beach Catering are hosting the Halloween Masquerade Party with 10% of the ticket sales being donated to CVHN in the name of the Witches of South Walton. The event will feature music by Randall Bramblett Band, The Steenos with Franko Washboard Jackson. There is also a costume contest with prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $50.00 or at the door for $60.00.
Monday October 31st
WAKE UP WITCHES | The Green at Gulf Place
We are happy to report that New Channel 7, Paris Janos will be reporting LIVE at Gulf Place. The morning show broadcast will air the same morning from 5:00am to 7:00am. All witches are encouraged get up early to be seen on T.V.
13th ANNUAL WITCH RIDE | The Green at Gulf Place
Information and final announcements will be given at 6:30am. At this time all Witches must be with their bike prepared to ride. The charity bike ride starts at 7:00am sharp where all Witches will promptly leave Gulf Place as a group.
RESTING STOP | Stinky’s Fish Camp and Bait Shack
The Witches ride to Stinky’s Fish Camp and Bait Shack to line up on 30A and greet spectators. Stinky’s will provide FREE water and $3.00Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and a special Witches Brew.
GATHERING BRUNCH | La Playa at Gulf Place
The Witches ride back to Gulf Place at 8:30am to enjoy the Gathering Brunch, contests, and raffle ticket drawings on the patio at La Playa. The Gathering Brunch includes a selection of pastries, fruit, bacon and eggs accompanied with Mimosas (limited to 3) and a cash bar. $50.00 prizes will be given to the Witch with the “Best Decorated Bike”, “Best Witch Costume” and “Best Witch Cackle”. Raffle items graciously donated by local businesses.
NEW THIS YEAR:
Witches of South Walton will have online registration and payment. This will help streamline the check-in process. The online registration can be completed at www.WitchRide.com.
We may have a couple of other surprises under our hats as well. Be sure to like the “Witches of South Walton” on Facebook to get the most up to date information.
’WE GET LOTS OF HONKS AND GIVE LOTS OF CACKLES’
2015 WITCH RIDE:
Last year was remarkable; we had nearly 240 Witches participating in the event and raised over $6,200 for Children’s Volunteer Health Network.
About Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc.: Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Inc. HEALTHY HAPPY KIDS, is a faith-based 501(c) 3 organization established in 2005 to enhance the lives of uninsured and underinsured school-aged children by facilitating free, immediate access to medical, dental and mental health care. For more information please visit www.cvhnkids.org.
About The Witches of South Walton: The Witches of South Walton is a group of women founded by Carol Stafford and Lee Thompson dedicated to raising money for the Children’s Volunteer Health Network with their annual ride, brunch and raffle. For more information on where to glimpse the witches in their glory or to join this bewitching group, please visit www.witchesofsouthwalton.com.