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Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival

01/25/2014, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Join the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens as they partner with the Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Valentine Park in Orange City. The Manatee Festival will offer live entertainment with great shows from local performers, animal ambassadors from the Zoo, along with presentations by Zoo staff. Take the shuttle to Blue Springs State Park to see the magnificent manatees in their natural setting. Typically 100 or more manatees grace the festival goers each year by visiting the springs. So, join the Zoo as we enjoy some good ole festival fun and check out the manatees at the Orange City Blue Spring Manatee Festival. To learn more go to

Regularly Scheduled Park Experiences at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
  • 10:00 a.m. Garden Chats
    • Butterfly Garden: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday
    • Health & Wellness Garden: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
  • 11:30 a.m. Flying High! at the Flight Field
    • Thursday-Sunday and holidays
  • 12:00 p.m. Herpetarium Experiences
    • Meet and Greet inside the Herpetarium: Monday-Friday
    • Venom! outside the Herpetarium: Saturday-Sunday
  • 2:30 p.m. Wild Tales! at the Discovery Courtyard
    • Thursday-Sunday and holidays
  • 3:30 p.m. Reptile Feedings
    • Snake Feeding inside the Herpetarium: Sunday, Monday
    • Crocodilian Feeding outside the Herpetarium: Saturday

Weather permitting. All programs and times are subject to change without notice.