Legendary Sirens Perform @ Weeki Wachee Springs State ParkSaturday, July 2, 2016 (All day) to Monday, July 4, 2016 (All day)
Included with the price of admission.
This nostalgic show will take you back to the early years of Weeki Wachee Springs by the ladies who created the magic. The former mermaid show includes performers representing the decades from the 50's to the 70's. Don't miss this magical performance by this special group of ladies. Show time is 12 PM & 2 PM.
First Weekend Union Garrison @ Fort Clinch State ParkSunday, July 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm EDT
$2.50 Fort Admission in addition to regular park admission.
Fort Clinch State Park, 904-277-7274
This program will allow visitors to interact with living historians to experience life in the fort as it was in 1864. The grounds will be bustling with soldiers in period costumes involved in firing demonstrations, marching drills, cooking and daily activities. Ladies in their dresses, sutlers displaying their wares, fife players and drummer boys bring every part of the civil war era to life. Come join in this unique, family friendly event.
Ranger Program: Main Entrance @ Silver Springs State ParkSunday, July 3, 2016 - 2:00pm EDT
Free with regular park admission.
Ranger station, 352-236-7148 ext.4
Take part in a park ranger program, which occurs every Sunday. Topics vary, with each program offering an opportunity to learn something new about Silver Springs State Park and Florida’s unique environment.
Enter the park through the main entrance located at 5656 East Silver Springs Boulevard (State Road 40).
Patriotic Family Fun Day @ Dade Battlefield Historic State ParkSunday, July 3, 2016 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm EDT
Free event during designated times.
On-going lawn games, game competitions, hand-cranked ice cream, pet parade, live music and food.
Event meets at the Dade Lodge and adjacent grounds.
Ranger Guided Sea Turtle Walk @ Sebastian Inlet State ParkSunday, July 3, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:45pm EDT
Free; donations are welcomed.
Ranger Terry O'Toole, 772-388-2750
Learn about Florida's endangered sea turtles and then take a nighttime walk on the beach to witness a mother loggerhead sea turtle lay her eggs in the warm beach sands of Sebastian Inlet State Park.
A maximum of 6 reservations can be made per family. There are no group reservations. The program beach is an isolated area; once the beachwalk portion begins, individuals within the group are committed to stay together until the end of the program.
NO flash photography, flashlights or cell phone lights are allowed on the beach. There are no water or restroom facilities once on the beach.
Wear comfortable walking shoes or sneakers. Bring insect repellent. Wear dark-colored long pants and long sleeves if you are not tolerant of mosquitoes and no-see-ums.
This program may require an up-to three-mile walk on the beach.
Sebastian Inlet State Park will start taking sea turtle walk reservations on May 15, at 10:30 a.m. for June’s Turtle Walk programs. Sebastian Inlet State Park will start taking sea turtle walk reservations on June 15, at 10:30 a.m. for July’s Turtle Walk programs. The tours have limited space available. Reservations can be made between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Participants with reservations will meet on their scheduled night at the Sebastian Inlet Fishing Museum, 14251 North Highway A1A, Vero Beach, FL 32963. The program starts promptly at 9 pm.