Events & Programs

Public tour at Manatee Lagoon

Manatees and so much more!

Make your plans to visit us today to learn more about these gentle giants and Lake Worth Lagoon.


Manatee Masters, our educational docents, guide visitors on walking tours of Manatee Lagoon’s exhibits, providing insight about “all things manatee” and the Lake Worth Lagoon ecosystem. Tours are open to all ages. 

Date: Daily, excluding the first Sunday of each month, unless otherwise noted on the calendar
Time: 2 p.m.; the program typically lasts 45 to 60 minutes
Location: The walking tour will meet at the manatee skeletons inside the building’s entrance. Limited seating is available throughout the tour.
Cost: Free

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Mindful Moments Adult Yoga 

Join us for adult yoga against the calming backdrop of Lake Worth Lagoon. Classes are led by certified instructors. Participants must be 18 or older.

Date and time: Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 5:45 - 6:45 p.m., Saturday mornings, 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: Outdoors near the observation deck
Cost: $5 (pre-registration required, register here)

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Manatee Rescue Adventure

Manatee Rescue Adventure is a new interactive experience offered at Manatee Lagoon which allows younger guests to experience a simulated manatee rescue. Guests will “rescue” their manatee with a net, weigh and measure their manatee, and practice identifying manatee scars just like real conservationists.

Date and time: Saturdays from 12:30pm to 4:00pm and Sundays from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: The program is located indoors in the classroom downstairs.
Cost: Free - Registration is requested for participating children for planning purposes.

Additional Details: Manatee Lagoon requires that parents stay on site during the program. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Mia’s Movie Night

Outdoor movie-watching has never been more inviting than by our Lagoon waterfront! Come and get grinchy with us under our beautiful banyan tree to relax and enjoy a free evening of fun movie watching at Manatee Lagoon. There will be food trucks on site to choose from serving delectable delights during the event. And what night would not be complete without a cup of hot cocoa to sip as we sit back and enjoy one of the timeless Christmas movies “The Grinch”. Please bring a blanket or chair to sit on our lawn.

When: December 8th, 2023
Where: The Banyan Tree at Manatee Lagoon
Time: Show starts at 6:00 pm, gates open at 5:30 pm

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School Group Visits

Our field trip options offer a look into the world of manatees and their local habitat, Lake Worth Lagoon.

Date: By reservation
Time: By reservation
Cost: FREE (all school group visits are by reservation only)

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Lectures at the Lagoon

Join an expert speaker for an opportunity to learn about a new environmental topic every month. All ages are welcome to take a seat, listen and ask questions.

Date: Typically held the first Sunday of the month, or other days as noted on the calendar
Time: 2 -3 p.m. unless otherwise noted
Cost: FREE (but pre-registration is requested)

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Join us as we embark on an action-packed virtual summer adventure.

Date: Stay tuned for 2024 details.
Ages: Topics and sessions are targeted towards ages 6 to 9, however other ages are welcome to register and participate
Cost: FREE, voluntary donations can be made during the registration process. 

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Visit Manatee Lagoon to see featured exhibits that teach you more about the local environment, such as the Wonderlands of the Lake Worth Lagoon Watershed photo exhibit from Palm Beach County Department of Environmental Resources Management.

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