Orlando Wetlands Festival

Orlando Wetlands Festival
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Date(s) - 02/15/2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fort Christmas Historical Park

1300 North Fort Christmas Road
Orlando, FL, 32709



Free event for all ages! Explore exhibits, guided hikes and tours, presentations, games, live animals, native plant give-away and more!
Since 2001, the Orlando Wetlands Festival has promoted community awareness of the Orlando Wetlands Park and the importance of Florida’s ecological and water resources. Bring the whole family for a day of outdoor fun and learning!

The Festival spans across the Orlando Wetlands Park and Fort Christmas Historical Park. Shuttles will be available to take guests between the parks.

The event includes:

  • Free parking and admission
  • Local food vendors
  • Live animals
  • Native plant give-away (while supplies last)
  • Guided bus tours of the Wetlands Park
  • Guided hikes for Birders, Photographers and more
  • Bounce houses, games and activities for kids
  • Exhibits on wildlife, wetlands, “going green”, and more
  • Prize drawings and silent auction
  • Live music and stage presentations for the whole family

Tara LaSalla

Tara is the owner of Green Me Locally which was established in 2010 with a mission to bring awareness to the surrounding community about local eco-friendly businesses, events and sustainable living. She is also a business profitability consultant and specializes in helping companies lower their environmental impact, do good things for people and the planet and become more profitable at the same time. Tara helps companies create simple, sustainable solutions and become totally green while still increasing their profits. Her core belief is that we only have one planet, so it is our obligation to start making changes for the sake of our health and the health of future generations. Tara is known for creating easy solutions for post-consumer waste and the conservation of natural resources. Her clients are inspired and empowered to lead the way to a healthier tomorrow. Tara currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL where she is an active community leader in the form of environmental and marine conservation and education. Her work with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Tampa Bay Watch and other local organizations continues to inspire those around her to protect our natural resources. She holds true to one of Mahatma Gandhi's most famous principles: "Be the change you want to see in the world."

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