Welcome to Seaside

The welcoming, effortless place you’ll always want to return to.

There are one-time holiday destinations, the places you visit once, and check off your bucket list. And then, there are the rare and special places where one feels so comfortable, so connected, so at home, that there is no other option but to come back, year after year. It’s a destination that becomes familiar, yet returning to it becomes an exciting tradition, not a repetitive act. Seaside is not a one-time experience.


A community-inspired town

Seaside is a community-inspired, family-friendly, all-people-friendly, all-year-round fun and inviting destination. Its open spaces, pedestrian brick roads, and places of business, were all built with a collective intention so people could walk, move, and gather freely. This was the first New Urbanist town for a reason because, from the beginning, it intended to create a deep sense of community while honoring local ecology.

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The Daytrader Tiki Bar & Restaurant

Located at the entrance of the iconic Coleman Beach Pavilion, The Daytrader invites guests to clock out of reality and clock into escape. The Daytrader seeks to deliver a Polynesian Coast meets the Gulf of Mexico experience rooted in escapism, with a playful anti-corporate attitude to pair. Open daily for lunch and dinner service.

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Daytrader Tiki Bar & Restaurant Entrance + Patio Seating
The Daytrader Tiki Bar & Restaurant

Pickle’s Sandbar

Grab a seat at the newest spot in town – Pickle’s Sandbar! Located just south of Pickle’s, in the sand! Sip on hand-crafted cocktails, draft beer, and enjoy the full-service menu from Pickle’s while you watch the sunset over the Gulf.

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Frontal view of Pickle's Sandbar in Seaside, Florida
Pickle’s Sandbar

The Shrimp Shack

The Shrimp Shack is famous for its delicious variety of fresh, steamed seafood.  Indulge in oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab claws, and more. Plus, enjoy a drink at their new Boardwalk Bar while taking in the views of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Fresh Shrimp and Oysters Served on Ice at The Shrimp Shack Restaurant in Seaside, Florida
The Shrimp Shack

The Seaside Times

We like to celebrate all members of our community, the artisans, the small business owners, and the first-time visitors who will hopefully one day become all-time regulars. Our town paper, The Seaside Times, features stories, news and events for and from our community.

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Simple, timeless, comfortable, and fun.

It’s not just a style, it’s a lifestyle.

Bring the essence of Seaside into your home with our curated line of goods and clothing.

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“We are all Seaside because we all share a dream. Seaside continues to help us live the dream. A dream of a simple, beautiful life.”

Robert & Daryl Davis

Stay a Little Longer, Stay for a While

You are welcome to visit Seaside for a day or two. Or, if you feel like experiencing its subtle magic, stay a little longer. Let the days pass, let the schedules and the worries wash away, follow the effortless cadence and energy of this rare place, walk barefoot, feel the sun, indulge in a new dish, and say hello to a new neighbor.

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