TurtleFest 2018 – Things to Do



Beach Cleanup 

Stop by the conservation tent at any time during the festival to receive beach cleanup supplies! Return with the supplies and picked up trash to receive a 25 percent discount on a TurtleFest reusable water bottle! Help us keep the very beach that our sea turtles call home free from trash and litter.


Yoga Classes – Bring a Towel or Mat!

11 am at the festival in sea grape area by playground
1 pm at the festival in sea grape area by playground
3 pm at the festival in sea grape area by playground


Have A Drink – Oceanside!

Lagunitas beer and Naked Turtle rum will be served all day.
Purchase a souvenir aluminum reusable cup with your first beer or specialty cocktail for $8.00 – Refills: $6.00 

Get Your Eat On!

Festival food options include: Pizza, Tacos, Veggie Burgers, Falafel, Grilled Veggie Sandwiches, Fries, Funnel Cake, Ice Cream, and More.


Listen to Local Bands

Surfer Blood

Bryce Allyn Band

The Helmsmen

Del Pelson


Support Local Artists & Merchants – Bring a Bag!

Be sure to stop by our vendor shopping area featuring many local artists and merchants committed to ocean conservation.

Win Cool Prizes

Raffle prizes will be given away each hour in the Seek Zero Pavilion.

Kid’s Activities

PNC Grow Up Great Lagoon: Ages 0 – 5, will feature puppet story time, a play area, ocean ambassador pledges, recycled crafts, and face painting located indoors in our Campus Learning Center.

Do Your Part: Science & Art Village: All ages, will feature art projects, science experiments, a plastic mosaic made from ocean pollution, and vegetable seeds you can take home with you.

Seek Zero Paivilion / Social Media Lounge: All ages, will feature interactive activities and tips for how to live more sustainably as well as our Social Media Lounge where you can charge your phone and see live social feeds #TurtleFest2018.


Seek Zero Waste

The Seek Zero tent will feature interactive activities and tips for how to live more sustainably.  Share what you learn in our Social Media Lounge featuring interactive live streams and charging stations.

Take A Pledge

Pledge to do your part for ocean conservation. Be sure to share your photos with us on social media. #PlasticFreewithLMC

Visit Our Patients

Our sea turtle hospital yard will be open during the event to get an up-close view of the sea turtles currently being treated in our hospital.

Junior Vet Lab

Junior Veterinary Lab accommodates up to 10 children in a 30 minute program, educating children on the process from sea turtle rescue to release. Jr. Vets come to the aid of a green sea turtle replica they will learn about common injuries and illnesses that affect these endangered animals.