South of Downtown

Family Beach Walk

Monday, August 7, 2017, 10 - 11 a.m.
(386) 446-6783

The whole family can leaarn about coquina rock while exploring the beach at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.

Cannon Firings and Boat Tours

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | Hourly 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(904) 823-4500

Watch the cannons fire and learn about the Fort's history on a free boat tour at Fort Matanzas.

Del Mar Veterinary Community Event

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(904) 377-2755

Del Mar Veterinary Hospital invites the community to this pet wellness event, featuring live music, face painting, pets available for adoption, and more.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Kids

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for kids on four consecutive Fridays in July.

Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for Adults

9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017
(386) 446-6783

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park presents Beginners Saltwater Fishing Clinics for adults on four consecutive Thursdays in July.

Florida Orienteering Festival

Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Test your skills with a map and compass and navigate an orienteering course at the Florida Agricultural Museum.

Crescent Beach Challenge

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
(352) 538-1775

Run, paddle, swim, kayak and enjoy a great day on the beach while raising funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Fort Matanzas Marsh Hikes and Cannon Firings

Saturday, May 13, 2017, every hour from 10 a.m. thru 3 p.m.
(904) 823-4500

Explore the grounds of Fort Matanzas on a ranger-led nature walk and enjoy a cannon firing demonstration after the walk.

Alex's Capes & Tiaras 5K

Saturday, August 19, 2017
(904) 814-6668

This 5K honors the life and legacy of Alex Landis, who worked to raise awareness of neuromuscular diseases.

Fort Matanzas Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spend Earth Day at Fort Matanzas and enjoy historical demonstrations, a treasure chest hunt, and a guided nature walk.