Explore The Outdoors Festival

Oct 13, 2018

Join us from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Oct. 13th. This fun-filled day will introduce children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience. Hands on activities will include fishing, kayaking, wildlife, archery, interactive educational exhibits, giveaways and much more. The event is free for all ages. The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. Food will be available for purchase.
Activities and exhibits include:

• Learn to fish on Black Creek with fishing pros
• Florida Fish and Wildlife fresh water fishing exhibit
• FISH FLORIDA fishing rod/reel giveaways
• Freshwater fishing education with Florida Fish and Wildlife
• Emerald Coast Hydrobike cruises
• Archery
• Boating with Wounded Warrior Fishing
• Boating with Backwater Tours
• Birding with the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society
• Wildlife exhibit with Florida Fish and Wildlife
• Ponce De Leon Springs State Park exhibit
• Topsail Hill Preserve State Park exhibit
• Eden Gardens State Park exhibit
• Rocky Bayou State Park exhibit
• Northwest Florida Astronomy Club stargazing
• Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank
• Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry
• Florida Sea Grant exhibit
• Freeport Town Planters Society crafts
• Beekeeping exhibit with Jeff Chesser
• Walton County Master Gardeners activity
• Crafts with Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve
• Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounters
• Florida Public Archaeology exhibit
• Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge exhibit
• Food available from City Streets Food Truck

Directions/Location Description

Take U.S. Hwy. 331 to CR 3280, turn on McDaniels Fishcamp Road. Event at Live Oak Landing RV resort.
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