Walton Outdoors announced that the annual Explore The Outdoors Festival will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, 2013.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination in Freeport.
The fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring the outdoors. Hands on nature-based activities will engage the attendees in learning while also having fun.
The first 180 children interested in learning to fish will receive a free rod/reel combo from Fish Florida!
Activities and exhibits will also include:
Fishing with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge wildlife exhibit
Nonie’s Ark animal encounters
Birding with Choctawhatchee Audubon Society
Astronomy with Northwest Florida Astronomy Club
Florida State Park interactive exhibits
Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank
Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry
Butterflies with naturalist Joe Wyatt
Birds of prey exhibit
Snakes from Falling Waters State Park
Great giveaways for the children
The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. Register upon entry for great giveaways.
When: Saturday, Nov 2, 2013
Where: Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination, 229 Pitts Avenue, Freeport, Florida.