Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 14, 2017

boywithfishA great day for outdoor family fun

Walton Outdoors will be hosting our eighth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. 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. ::MAP::

This fun-filled day will introduce children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience. Hands on activities will include fishing, kayaking, wildlife, archery, interactive educational exhibits, giveaways and much more. The event is free. The water activities are geared for children six-years-old and up. Food will be available for purchase from Black Creek Café, drinks from 30A Songwriter’s Radio Coffee House.

Activities and exhibits include:
• Learn to fish on Black Creek
• FISH FLORIDA fishing rod/reel giveaways
• Freshwater fishing education with Florida Fish and Wildlife
• Emerald Coast Hydrobike cruises
• Archery
• Boating with Wounded Warrior Fishing
• Boating with Backwater Tours
• Birding with the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society
• Wildlife exhibit with Florida Fish and Wildlife
• Florida State Park exhibits
• Northwest Florida Astronomy Club
• Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance touch tank
• Smokey the Bear and his friends from Forestry
• Florida Sea Grant exhibit
• Freeport Town Planters Society crafts
• Butterfly exhibit
• Beekeeping exhibit
• Snake exhibit with Falling Waters State Park
• Walton County Master Gardeners activity
• Glendale Memorial Nature Preserve
• Navarre Beach Marine Science exhibit
• Nonie’s Ark Animal Encounters
• Archaeology

About Walton Outdoors:
Walton Outdoors is the online source for outdoor adventure in Walton County and northwest Florida. Our mission is to share great spaces to explore the outdoors, and to educate our readers on the wonders of nature.

For more information, go to www.waltonoutdoors.com/explorefest or call (850) 267-2064.

Thank you sponsors:

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• C.W. Roberts Contracting
• Freeport Town Planters Society

• Copeland’s Gun and Tackle • Bent Rod Fishing Club

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