Upcoming Event: MountainFilm Festival

Posted by Beaches360 Administrator on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 3:05pm

Mountainfilm on Tour - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jseattle/8209948487The MountainFilm Festival is coming to the WaterColor Inn at Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The event will bring thousands of moviegoers to the resort on November 7th and 8th to enjoy the festival. This is the 14th year the event has come to northwest Florida and it’s sure to be another memorable year for the event.

Expect to hang out in a gorgeous park setting watching screenings of independent films and enjoy bonfire and lights shed on surrounding trees to give a picturesque backdrop. Here is what you need to know about the MountainFilm Festival.


The festival started in Telluride, Colorado and goes on tour every year to spread other areas. The event is intended to show film screenings outside while enhancing the view with lights and bonfires. This year it will be held at the WaterColor Resort on the 7th and 8th of November. The area of this resort and park is in the rare coastal dune lakes of the area.

During the films, you’ll see projectors shed light on the trees behind the screen to add a beautiful backdrop. They’ll light a bonfire during intermission and all of the films are independent films. You can purchase wine and beer at the festival and they recommend you bring a blanket or chairs for seating.

How Much?

The event starts at 6pm with the films starting at 7pm. Tickets are $40 for the weekend or $25 for one-day if you purchase in advance. If you purchase tickets on the day of the festival, its $35 a day or $60 for the weekend.

If you choose to stay at the resort during the festival, you can take advantage of their festival lodging package. This offers you two nights at the beachfront guest room and two tickets to the weekend of the festival. The hotel will also offer turn down service, use of two bicycles, use of canoes and kayaks as well their fitness facilities.

The MountainFilm Festival has become a fall favorite in the area.

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