Festival Schedule

Stage

9:00 Blackwater Band
10:00 Gatorland
10:45 Puppetry Parade IBEX
12:00 Avian Center demonstration
12:40 Gatorland
1:15 Birds of Prey demonstration
1:45 Swamp Girl Adventures
2:15 Blackwater Band
2:45 Puppetry Parade IBEX

Other Activities

Owl Pellet Dissection (30 min – kids’ activity pavilion)
9:45a, 11:30a, 1:15p, 2:30p

Airboat Rides ($20)
9:55, 10:40, 11:25, 12:10, 12:55, 1:40, 2:25, 3:10

Fly Fishing Demo (lakeside by kids fishing)
10:00 – 3:00

Kids Nature Hike (30 min – meet at kids’ activity pavilion)
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30

Hook Kids on Fishing (2 hours – lakeside by kids’ activity pavilion)
10:00. (1:00 time may be added if there is sufficient interest.)

Bike Nature Tour (2 hours – meet at bike exhibit near flagpole)
11:30

Beginning Birding with the Simpsons (2 hours – meet near restrooms)
Short presentation, then walk (or go by people mover) for bird watch.
2:00

Lake Apopka North Shore Bus tours (2 hours – sign up then meet at traffic circle at the south end of the park)
Scope at Pump House on Wildlife Drive 9:30 – 3:30
Tour 1, Bus #1 9:30 – 11:30
Tour 2, Bus #2 10:15 – 12:15
Tour 3, Bus #3 11:00 – 1:00
Tour 4, Bus #1 12:15 – 2:15
Tour 5, Bus #2 1:00 – 3:00
Tour 6, Bus #3 1:45 – 3:45

Photo Hike (meet at flagpole)
7:30a

Nature Hike (1 hour – all ages – meet at flagpole)
9:30, 12:00, 1:30

Bird Banding Station (lakeside)
All day