Operation Fun Day: Spend It at Barefoot Landing

Agree or disagree: You could spend a day at Barefoot Landing.

If you agree, you’ve likely done it. If you disagree, we’re guessing you’ve never been! Dining, entertainment, and shopping, right on the Intracoastal Waterway. That’s the way to play.

Here are some suggestions for how to park it there in the morning and stay until night.

Getting in a day at Barefoot Landing

If you took an exit poll, folks would tell you what a nice time they had. About all the shops, restaurants, and fireworks displays …


Shop up a storm at Barefoot Landing. You could spend the day in retail therapy if you tried!

SHOP HERE: Shining Sol Candle Company

Bring the aromas of summer home with you to last … until next summer! The Sunkist line is perfect for that. Pick up a few gifts for folks back home.

AND HERE: Pick A Pearl

There are a lot of lovely items in this shop! Choose from an array of charms, and pick an oyster. Each has a colored pearl inside.


Visit Illusions, a jeweler. You’ll find a stunning, enormous, sparkly inventory at amazing prices. The staff is also accommodating.

Barefoot Landing shops


Your food fund will go to delicious heights at Barefoot Landing. Whether it’s lunch out or dinner, you’re in for a treat.

HAVE LUNCH HERE: Bully’s Pub & Grill

Grab a beer and Soft Pretzels to get started. The Bully Burger is definitely a two-hander, and the Turkey Melt is a favorite. They serve wings, too.

HAVE DINNER HERE: Crooked Hammock Brewery

A brewery, taproom, island bar, and hammocks? Let’s go. Enjoy a South to Somewhere Golden Ale and Sticky Lager Grilled Chicken.


Did you bring nice clothes? Make reservations at Greg Norman Australian Grille. Enjoy Succotash with salmon or lobster. Or, slow-roasted USDA Prime 28-day aged prime rib.


You can’t beat the value of a complex with this level of entertainment! Aside from dining and shopping, there are more ways to have fun.

PLAY HERE: LuLu’s Beach Arcade & Mountain of Youth Ropes Course

Buy a play card and play hard! There are arcade games and a ropes course with 26 obstacles. Everyone can be a kid again here.

EXPLORE HERE: Alligator Adventure

The family will love it. See gators and shows! Plus, many other cool creatures, such as flamingos, lemurs, macaws, snakes, and more.


For an awesome live show, head to House of Blues. From murder mystery dinner theater to gospel brunch, this venue delivers variety.

Barefoot Landing LuLus
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Ocean Reef Kids playing in the Shipwreck Water Park