2019 Wild About Nature Festival

November 2, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 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 2nd. This is our 11th year of this family festival and is sure to be the best one yet! We've extended the hours to give you more time to enjoy your day.

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. The wide variety of activities include animal interactions, a discovery zone, face painting, a chance to try kayaking, hula-hoop lessons, crafts, games, and SO MUCH MORE!

Wild About Nature is collaborating with the inaugural Discover The Past family festival hosted by Historic Spanish Point. Two free family events the same day for you to enjoy both the wonders of nature and the fascinating stories of the past. 



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



Both events are FREE family festivals.  Registration is not required.

Are you interested in sponsoring the Wild About Nature Festival? 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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