New Year’s Day ‘Pelican Plunge’ at The Boardwalk, proceeds benefit local children

The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island is hosting its 7th Annual Pelican Plunge on New Year’s Day, and the community is invited to participate.

  • The event begins at 10:30am with pre-plunge activities such as hot cocoa and coffee, a costume contest, live music, and the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes.
  • Tickets start at $23.00

At 11:30am, all participants will line up near the Gulf of Mexico for the official countdown before taking the plunge into the water. The Pelican Plunge is not just for fun – it’s for a good cause. 100% of the proceeds from the event will go towards supporting the children of The Emerald Coast Foundation.

After braving the chilly waters of the Gulf of Mexico, participants can head over to The Crab Trap restaurant to warm up and enjoy the post-plunge party. The Crab Trap is offering plunge-worthy drink specials and serving up their famous gumbo, as well as live music to keep the celebration going.

  • The party also includes a large raffle with thousands of dollars in prizes, all of which will go towards supporting local children in the community.

So make plans for New Year’s Day and support a great cause while ringing in the New Year with a splash – join The Boardwalk’s Pelican Plunge on January 1st!

Click here to purchase your tickets

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