The Navarre Chamber Tourism Committee works hand-in-hand with the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council, community leaders and tourism industry businesses in brainstorming sessions, task-oriented sub-committees and monthly meetings to bring more education, events and initiatives to make the Navarre Beach area experience better for both locals and visitors alike.
The Tourism Committee recognizes the importance of tourism for small business, economic development and prosperity in the Navarre Beach area and supports the branding efforts and policies of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office that strengthens our community and Santa Rosa County.
The Tourism Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 4 pm at The Navarre Chamber Information Center, 1804 Prado Street.
Purpose of Tourism Committee: The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee follows the lead of the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office on tourism efforts and initiatives in the Navarre Beach area in order to close the education and needs gap within the tourism industry.
By partnering with the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office and our community, we can ensure the growth and quality of tourism to and within the Navarre Beach area.
As the major leaders and stakeholders in the tourism market, the Tourism Committee plays an important role in making the Navarre Beach area a preferred travel destination as well as a great place to live.
Mission of Tourism Committee:
The mission of the Tourism Committee is to build on the brand developed by the Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Office in order to stimulate positive economic impact and enrich the tourism industry businesses in the Navarre Beach area.
Projects & Initiatives:
Tunes By The Dunes Free Summer Concert Series
Hometown 4th of July Parade & Celebration
Continuously improving the education of the Navarre area on the importance of Tourists to our community.
Passport to Summer Fun Program (Jun-Aug)
Tourism Section of Chamber website with link to RelaxInNavarre
Community Calendar of Events "What's Going on in Navarre?"
Shop & Dine Events
Annual Blessing of the Beach
Educational Workshops geared towards Tourism Industry (Customer Service, Social Media, etc)
COVID-19 Testing Site to Remain Open Two More Weeks at UWF With No Pre-screening Required
A mobile COVID-19 testing site with no pre-screening required will remain open for two more weeks for Escambia and Santa Rosa County residents at the University of West Florida.
The drive-through test site will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at the SP2 parking lot, which is on the east side of campus near the East Sports Complex. Individuals are asked to remain in their vehicles.
The site was opened at the request of the Governor’s Office under the direction of the Florida Department of Health in conjunction with both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties and assistance from the Florida National Guard.
If you and your management team are wondering if your county is trending in the right direction to continue reopening your community, visit Florida's county level COVID-19 trend tracker and click on your county in the top right drop down box.