Perdido Key Wet & Wild Festival Sept. 19

September 15, 2009

wetandwildHead over to Big Lagoon State Park for a day outdoors

A special day for young and young at heart as the Perdido Key Wet & Wild Festival brings everyone outdoors to explore.
Event goers will enjoy one of the area’s most beautiful parks as they take advantage of various interpretive programs and free lessons in every type of water sport possible; everything from casting to surfing.
Saturday, September 19th, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Big Lagoon State Park. Admission into the park is free for the festival.
• 5 mile hike
• Nature walk, wading tour, animal show & scavenger hunt led by Park Rangers
• Geo-caching hike led by FL Department of Environmental Protection
• Cast net throwing
• Fly fishing presentation
• Kayaking lesson
• Sailing lesson led by a volunteer
• Surfing, Paddle Boarding, and Skim Boarding led by Blonde Johns
• Snorkeling lesson and Scuba demonstration led by Dive Pros
• Marine animal touch tank
• Treasure hunt
• Carnival games
• Rock wall and bungee power bounce
There will only be a charge for the carnival, food concessions, shirt sales and private rentals. The private rental would most likely be a kayak. The contact number for information on the event is 850-982-8266.
To learn more about Big Lagoon State Park: http://www.floridastateparks.org/biglagoon
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