ManateeFest 2019

**CANCELED** ManateeFest Movie Night

Movie Night on Friday, Feb. 1 is canceled due to inclement weather.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
ManateeFest on Saturday, Feb. 2 will resume rain or shine. We hope to see you there!

ManateeFest

Saturday, Feb. 2 | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebrate Manatee Lagoon’s third anniversary at ManateeFest 2019 on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Manatee Lagoon. This FREE family event is sure to be a day that the whole family will remember. Visitors will enjoy photo opportunities with Mia the Manatee, an interactive selfie station, marine life face painting and coloring stations, and a passport activity, where guests are eligible to win a prize for visiting designated stations and completing the fill-in-the-blank statements in the passport. The event will also feature a variety of food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, environmental exhibitors, presentations and live music throughout the day. Manatee Lagoon is dedicated to educating the public about manatees and Lake Worth Lagoon and inspiring visitors to protect the environment.

ManateeFest Schedule:

Time Program Location
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Exhibitors, vendors and food trucks on site Manatee Lagoon
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Book signings by Robert Scott Thayer
Author of Kobee Manatee book series
Gift Shop
9:30 – 10 a.m. Ask a Manatee Master – Come ask one of Manatee Lagoon’s Manatee Masters your manatee-related questions Lecture Tent
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Mindful Moments Adult Yoga Banyan Tree
10 – 10:30 a.m. Manatee Tales Lecture Tent
10:30 – 11 a.m. Lecture: Mermaids and Manatees with hydrophone demonstration
Dr. James “Buddy” Powell, Sea to Shore Alliance
Lecture Tent
11 – 11:30 a.m. Manatee Tales Lecture Tent
11:30 – 12 p.m. Lecture: Meet a Manatee
Cora Berchem, Save the Manatee Club
Lecture Tent
12 – 3 p.m. Book signings by Harvey Oyer
Author of The Adventures of Charlie Pierce book series
Lecture Tent
1 – 1:30 p.m. Lagoon Explorers Classroom
3 – 3:30 p.m. Lecture: Mermaids and Manatees with hydrophone demonstration
Dr. James “Buddy” Powell, Sea to Shore Alliance
Lecture Tent

The following exhibitors, vendors and food trucks will be at ManateeFest on Saturday, Feb. 2:

Exhibitors:
ANGARI Foundation
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Marine Mammals
Harvey Oyer III, author of The Adventures of Charlie Pierce book series
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Loggerhead Marinelife Center
Palm Beach County Environmental Resources Management
The River Center
Robert Scott Thayer, author of Kobee Manatee book series
Save the Manatee Club
Sea to Shore Alliance
Sea Turtle Adventures

Vendors:
Go Coastal Studio
Caloosa Water Wear
Nauti Bottles
H2Overboard
Keystone Wood Works
KoolKarma Bracelets
Voice Chocolate

Food trucks:
PS561 Gourmet Hot Dogs
Natuurlik Food Truck
DOugh DOugh’s Donuts
Best French Fries

*Subject to change

Check out some photos from last year’s event!

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