2018 Wild About Nature Festival

November 3, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Bay Preserve
400 Palmetto Avenue
Osprey, FL 34229-0902
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Join us for a day of fun and outdoor adventure at the Wild About Nature Festival on Saturday, November 3rd. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the festival and is sure to be the best one yet!

Reconnect with the great outdoors and help foster of love of nature in the next generation as you spend the day in the sun on the beautiful shores of Little Sarasota Bay at Bay Preserve. Families of all ages are encouraged to take part in this fun-filled day of nature-based education and exploration.

You won’t want to miss this FREE event with a wide variety of activities including: animal interactions, a discovery zone, face painting, a chance to try kayaking, hula-hoop lessons, crafts, games, and SO MUCH MORE!

There will also be live music and food trucks making this a guaranteed good time! Don’t miss out – mark your calendars TODAY.



This is a FREE family event.  Registration is not required.

Are you interested in sponsoring this family-focused outdoor event? Email Kerri Deatherage for information. See our sponsors below. 

To enjoy your day: For tree climbing or kayaking, please have waivers completed by parent or guardian. Download here.

Interested in volunteering for the Wild About Nature Festival? Email Sam Valentin or call (941) 918-2100.  Please bring a completed volunteer agreement and if you are under age 18, have it signed by your parent or guardian.

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