On February 4, 2017 the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge once again hosts the amazing Wildlife Heritage and Outdoor Festival. The event runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and it will feature a dazzling array of displays, activities, and entertainment.
Participate in engaging, hands-on activities that celebrate our connection to the natural environment
The Annual Wildlife Heritage and Outdoor Festival (WHO) has become one of the premier events of the year in Wakulla County. Wildlife experts from all over are drawn to the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge to help educate the public and share their love of nature. Numerous wildlife exhibits will be set up for attendees of all ages to expand their knowledge of the natural world around them. Additionally, there are several hands-on activities that you can participate in throughout the day, including exciting archery tutorials, fly-fishing demonstrations, and an incredible turkey call contest for the kids.
Local vendors and live music offer something for everyone
No celebration in Wakulla County is complete without a gathering of the area’s finest arts and crafts vendors, and this festival delivers! You’ll be able to browse a vast selection of unique, handcrafted items available for sale. Talented local artists will be featuring nature-themed works of art that pair perfectly with the theme of celebrating wildlife.
Additionally, there will be food and beverages available for purchase throughout the day so you and your family can stick around and explore all the events offered at the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Festival. Some of Wakulla County’s most talented musicians will also be on hand to entertain you while you learn, play, and browse.
Extend your stay and see more of the amazing natural wonders of Wakulla County
By attending the Wildlife Heritage and Outdoor Festival, you’ll have the opportunity to take in the stunning landscapes of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most unique natural environments in the nation. After the festival, there’s still so much to see and do in scenic Wakulla County. Why not turn your trip into a long weekend and experience more of the natural wonders housed in this beautiful and unique land? Various accommodations, restaurants, and activities are available to suit any type of traveler, so start planning your Wakulla adventure today!