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Explore The Outdoors Festival

Categorized as: Nature & Outdoors
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Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our sixth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 10, 2015. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination, 229 Pitts Avenue in Freeport, Florida.

This fun-filled day is geared towards introducing children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience. Hands on activities will include fishing, kayaking, wildlife encounters, interactive educational exhibits, nature-based crafts, giveaways and much more. The event is free. The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. Food vendors will be on hand.

Activities and exhibits include:

• Fishing on Black Creek

• Fish Florida fishing rod giveaways to first 200 attendees

• Fishing education with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

• Kayaking with Snaggy Bend Outfitters

• Emerald Coast Hydrobikes

• Archery with Freeport Parks and Recreation

• Boating with Wounded Warrior Fishing

• E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center exhibit

• Birding with the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society

• Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wildlife exhibit

• Topsail Hill Preserve State Park exhibit

• Northwest Florida Astronomy club

• Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank

• Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry

• Falling Waters State Park snake exhibit

• Washington County exhibit

• Tri-County Head Start fun

• Florida Public Archeology Network

• Emerald Coast Science Center

• Friends of South Walton Sea Turtles

• Nature based crafts

• Do it yourself wood crafts with Lowe’s

• Freeport Town Planters Society craft

• Deitrich’s Honey Farm

• Wood crafts

• Food purchases available from Grayton Beach Catering and Kona Ice

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