Bay Day

Join Us Saturday, October 16th2021 for our popular FALL BAY DAY!     8am – 4pm Eastern

Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves present a day of education, shrimp and music.  Learn about the preserve, birds and life along the bay.  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:  Explore the preserves on a guided Tram Tour through the backwoods trails of the Buffer Preserve and learn about the native animal and plant life. Tour departure times: 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, & 2:00pm EST.
Reservations are recommended and will be available at the Bay Day event. Bay Day tram tour seating will be first come first served.

Field Trips: Birding Tour at the Cape: 7:45am – 11:00am Eastern

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: Live Music Throughout the Day

Low Country Shrimp Boil:   11am – 2pm EDT    $12 Donation

Location: The Bay Day events 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