Jan
1
Sat
Save the Manatee 5k
Jan 1 – Dec 31 all-day

Help save the manatee! Join 1,800 participants from around the world helping manatees by virtually participating in the Save the Manatee 5K.

100% of the proceeds are donated to the Save the Manatee Club.

You can participate virtually anywhere in the world on the date and time you choose. You pick your activity and distance; run, walk, bike, swim, kayak, scuba or hike your favorite course at your convenience.

Learn more and register: https://savethemanatee5k.com/

Dec
10
Sat
Orange City Christmas Parade on Volusia Ave.
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm

Parade Route: South on Volusia Ave, beginning at French Ave and ending at Ohio Ave.

Event website:
https://www.orangecityfl.gov/special-events/christmas-light-up-village-and-parade/

Jan
11
Wed
Learn about Manatee Webcams with SMC & Explore.org
Jan 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Save the Date!
Tune in to a Live Chat with Explore.org and Save the Manatee Club on Wednesday, January 11th at 7pm Eastern Time to learn about manatees and our webcams. The chat will be livestreamed on the Explore Live Events page as well as on the Save the Manatee Club and Explore.org Facebook pages.

Jan
14
Sat
Florida Manatee Festival @ Downtown Crystal River, FL
Jan 14 – Jan 15 all-day

Located in the “Manatee Capital of the World”, The Florida Manatee Festival is an annual event held every January in beautiful downtown Crystal River. Save the Manatee staff and volunteers will be there with a booth—stop by to say hello!

Entry is $5 for adults. children 12 and under are free. For more, visit https://www.gomanateefest.com/

Jan
28
Sat
Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival @ Blue Spring State Park
Jan 28 – Jan 29 all-day

Come visit the Save the Manatee Club booth at Blue Spring State Park to learn more about manatees, pick up educational material and gifts, and Adopt-A-Manatee®.

The Blue Spring Manatee Festival is 9:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday and 9:00am – 4:00pm on Sunday.

For more, visit: https://www.themanateefestival.com/index.html

Feb
4
Sat
ManateeFest @ Manatee Lagoon (Riviera Beach)
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come visit the Save the Manatee Club booth at ManateeFest at Manatee Lagoon to learn more about manatees, pick up educational material and gifts, and Adopt-A-Manatee®.

For more, visit: https://www.visitmanateelagoon.com/manateefest