Bay Day Activities

Join Us on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 for our popular Fall 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. Tours begin at: 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm EST.

Field Trips: Ron Houser - Birding Tour 7:45am - 11:00am EST

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 Marshalls Display, and Bay Scallop Restoration.

Live Music: Crossroads Bluegrass Band

Low Country Shrimp Boil: $10.00 donation

Silent Auction: Items donated by local merchants and craftsmen.

Location: The Bay Day event is 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.

Area Accomodations: Gulf County Chamber of Commerce, 1.800.239.9553 www.gulfchamber.org; Gulf County Tourist Development Council, 1. 858.229.7800 www.visitgulf.com; Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce, 1.850.653.9419 www.apalachicolabay.org

Presented by: Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves, Inc.; St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve.

Proceeds to benefit the Friends of St. Joseph Bay Preserves.

Questions: For more information call 850.229.1787, ext 1, email Sandra.Chafin@dep.state.fl.us