Visit NatureFest This Weekend at MOEC

Updated: Mar 24


Take a walk on the wild side at the Manatee Center's 26th Annual NatureFest celebration! This educational environmental festival features many exhibitors that showcase the Treasure Coast's wildlife, natural resources and Florida's great outdoors!


Non-stop activities will be offered throughout the day this Saturday, February 19th, 2022 from 9am to 3pm. including wildlife exhibits, touch tank demonstrations, games, crafts, and appearances by the Center's mascot 'Moe, the Manatee'. Bring your friends to learn about the environment while having fun and enjoying delicious food!


Other exhibits at the Manatee Center include five aquariums with live animals from habitats such as reefs, sand flats and freshwater ecosystems. Visit the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop to find hundreds of nature-related items including jewelry, books, tee shirts, toys, accessories and home decor. Look for specials that are only available during NatureFest.


Festivities will be located inside the building and outside on the grounds surrounding Manatee Center, 480 N Indian River Drive in historic downtown Fort Pierce. For additional information please call the Manatee Center, 772-429-6266 or the Vanishing Mermaid Gift Shop at 772-429-6267.


(Photo courtesy of the Treasure Coast Manatee Foundation)