ManateeFest 2022

Celebrate Manatee Lagoon's sixth anniversary at ManateeFest 2022 on Saturday, February 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Manatee Lagoon.

This FREE event is an annual celebration where visitors can come explore the wonders of manatees, the Lake Worth Lagoon and environmental conservation. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ManateeFest will be hosted both in-person and virtually (including a virtual storefront) - it's sure to be a day that your entire family will remember!


Plan your visit and download the official ManateeFest mobile event app to access all of the free family-friendly festivities!
  • FREE face painting
  • Test your recycling skills in the Recycling Relay Race
  • KidsFunZone featuring coloring stations, corn hole, giant puzzles, games and more!
  • Photo opportunities with Manatee Lagoon's mascot, Mia the Manatee, and friends
  • Enjoy live music and the ambiance of a tropical atmosphere with picturesque views of Lake Worth Lagoon in one of the waterfront relaxation stations
  • Dine at one of the food vendors
  • Shop at one of the many arts and crafts vendors
  • Environmental exhibitors
  • Complimentary parking
  • FREE admission
  • Use the ManateeFest event app to go on a scavenger hunt with Mia the Manatee and Sunny the Solar Tree

Click here to register to be a vendor or exhibitor

Virtual Storefront

Support local businesses by taking a virtual stroll through our ManateeFest storefront during the event weekend from 8 a.m. on Saturday, February 5 through midnight on Sunday, February 6. The virtual storefront will feature the curated lineup of environmental and marine-themed vendors and exhibitors, which are the same ones featured at the in-person event.

Visit Storefront

Virtual and In-Person Photo Booth

Join in on all the ManateeFest fun either in-person or virtually! Snap a free photo and customize it with fun backgrounds and stickers, then share it on your social media pages. Don't forget to tag us @ManateeLagoon - your virtual photo will be added to the ManateeFest 2022 collage!

Snap a Photo

Virtual Manatee Trivia Games

Test your family's knowledge of manatees and Lake Worth Lagoon right at home! Trivia games will be featured during ManateeFest from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first people to receive the highest scores will win a prize! Winners will be contacted directly by one of our team members to coordinate prize delivery. 

Please note, the online trivia game must be filled out and submitted by those 18 years of age or older. If you are under 18, please have a parent or legal guardian fill the trivia game out on your behalf or you will not be eligible to receive a prize.

Official Trivia Rules

ManateeFest Coloring Sheet

Click here to download a ManateeFest coloring sheet.


Event Recognitions

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Event Sponsors

Coming soon!