Bay Day

Join Us on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for our popular WINTER BAY DAY! There will be lots to see and lots to do. Best of all, the Low Country Shrimp Boil will be delicious – as always! Meet you on the deck of the Visitors Center! … no admission fee!

Tour the Preserves: Enjoy a guided Tram Tour through the backwoods trails of the Buffer Preserves and learn about the native animal and plant life along the bay.   Bay Day tram tour seating will be first come first served. Reservations are recommended and will be available at the Bay Day event.

Field Trips: Ron Houser – Birding Tour 7:45am – 11:00am EST. Participants should arrive at 7:45 and bring binoculars and snacks.

Nature Exhibits: St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve, Sweetwater Bay Native Plant Society, Bay County Audubon Society, St. Joseph Peninsula State Park, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, Fire Marshall’s Display, and Bay Scallop Restoration.

Live Music: Crossroads Bluegrass Band  Music for Saints and Sinners

Low Country Shrimp Boil: $10.00 donation.

While you are enjoying Bay Day, stop by our Silent Auction tables and check out the silent auction bid items.

Location: The Bay Day event and the Live Auction are located at the St. Joseph Bay Preserves Visitor Center, 3915 State Road 30-A (C-30), Port St. Joe, Florida 32456. The Preserves Center is approximately 5 miles south of Port St. Joe; approximately one hour east of Panama City; and approximately two to two and a half hours south and west of Tallahassee.

Presented by: Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves, Inc. and the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve.
Proceeds to benefit the Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves.
Questions: For more information: Call 850-229-1787 or
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A Citizen Support Organization established to protect and preserve one of the most ecologically significant areas in the Southeastern United States