Beach Safety

This summer, Escambia County Sheriff’s Deputies will be enforcing all state and local alcohol laws and ordinances. Don’t get caught unaware this summer! Know the law concerning alcohol on the beach!

  • NO alcohol can be consumed in any parking lot on Santa Rosa Island.
  • There is absolutely NO GLASS allowed on any of the beaches.
  • Alcohol may be consumed on sandy portions of the beaches only. This applies both Soundside and Gulfside. It must not be in a glass container.
  • Any person that fails to comply with these policies will face second-degree misdemeanor charges and if convicted can receive a $500 fine and or 60 days jail time.