Events & Activities

Throughout the year, Florida Oceanographic stays busy with special events, fundraisers, educational activities, research activities, restoration work and advocacy for healthy, well managed ecosystems.  Below are some of the many opportunities for you to become engaged in our effort to inspire environmental stewardship.  Stay tuned and check our calendar often.  Activities are added weekly.  

Upcoming Events

Game Fish & Fish Games

Date: Sun, Mar 25, 2018, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Category: Educational Programs
Summary: This free event is open to children ages 8-14. Learn casting, knot tying, tackle selection, angling ethics, fish filleting, cast netting, and more! All registered participants will get to take home a free fishing rod and reel, courtesy of Fish Florida. Additionally, participants are invited to take part in a 3-month-long youth fishing tournament – a great opportunity to get kids off the couch and on the water, with a chance to win some awesome prizes! Space is limited to 50 participants and pre-registration is required. more…

Seagrass Survey

Date: Thu, Mar 29, 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Category: Research Events
Summary: Spend the morning underwater collecting seagrass data with our research team! Wear closed-toe shoes and bring a mask and snorkel. Ideally, volunteers will have experience snorkeling and be willing to learn how to identify and measure seagrass species. more…

Thanksgiving - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Thu, Nov 22, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the fourth Thu, starting Nov 24, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features

Christmas Day - Coastal Center Closed

Date: All day Tue, Dec 25, 2018 Recurs Every 12 months on the 25th, starting Dec 25, 2011
Category: Coastal Center Features
Summary: Wishing you and your family a very merry Christmas! more…