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14th Annual Orlando Wetlands Festival
February 15, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm| $0.00
Diane, Romeo, and Lil Wonder Thunder will be attending this year’s Orlando Wetlands Festival on February 15, 2014. WHRC has been participating in this event for 14 years and it is always a great day of fun and learning! Bring your family and friends to see live horse paintings and learn how you can help WHRC save America’s Mustangs.
The 2014 Wetlands Festival will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 9am-3pm at beautiful Fort Christmas Park in Christmas, Florida.
All of the parking, activities, and stage shows are free of charge! Food will be available for purchase. Help keep our animals wild, no pets are allowed at this event.
This year the City of Orlando, Orange Audubon Society, and Orange County Parks and Recreation Department have teamed up to bring you the Best Wetlands Festival in the United States.
This year the event will feature comedy and magic by renowned magician Brian Staron. Also appearing, Tom MacCubbin from the “Better Lawns & Gardens” Radio Show. Tom will be available to answer all of your lawn and garden questions.
The Florida Native Plant Society will lead native plant identification hikes while the Florida Trail Association will lead wilderness hikes. Guided photo hikes will be led by professional nature and wildlife photographers.
Guided bus tours will travel along the wetland berms, giving riders a chance to experience firsthand Florida’s wild wetlands. Hay rides will also be given allowing passengers a chance to relax and take in the scenery.
Bird-banding and mist-netting demonstrations will occur, as well as live music provided country musician Homer Stiles.
The City’s Families, Parks and Recreation Department will be giving away 500 free backyard trees in celebration of Arbor Day.
There will be many interactive children’s activities like Out-On-A-Limb kids tree climbing, a bounce house, and rock climbing wall! All events are free!