Boo at the Zoo, Brevard Zoo’s popular family Halloween event, is moving from night to day to accommodate social distancing needs. It is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31.
Wild Florida Airboats, Gator Park & Drive-thru Safari celebrates 10 years of airboats, animal encounters, and adventure by giving everyone free weekday admission to their Gator Park through the month of October with a canned food donation.
Ormond Beach Department of Leisure Services will present Halloween Highway: Family Friendly Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 24.
While there’s a flurry of storm activity in the tropics, Florida isn’t currently bracing for direct impact. However, despite being far off the coast, Hurricane Teddy, along with a high pressure area off the coast, will impact Volusia County beaches this weekend.
U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) introduced the Set Sail Safely Act (S. 4592), which would establish a Maritime Task Force, in coordination with a Private Sector Advisory Committee, to address the health, safety, security, and logistical changes needed to develop a roadmap for cruise lines to resume operations.
Halifax Health – Hospice will host the 19th Annual 5K Run & Walk as virtual event this year from October 18 – November 15. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Halifax Health – Hospice Family Caregiver Program. The online event is powered by Dale’s Shoes and in memory of James J. Gallagher, Founder of Mid-Florida Sportswear, LLC.
The City of Ocala recently completed construction of the new conservation area known as the Ocala Wetland Recharge Park, located at 2105 NW 21st St. The park will officially open to the public Monday, September 21st. Hours of operation will be sunrise to sunset daily.
Construction of the southern part of the Sweetheart Trail in Daytona Beach has rounded another bend. The section along South Beach Street from Shady Place to Wilder Boulevard is complete and open for enjoyment.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is launching a new interactive web application designed to provide biologists with thorough and reliable data, and promote science-based gopher tortoise conservation efforts.
Tripadvisor’s Seasonal Travel Index for Fall is reporting that domestic travel plans for this autumn is on the upswing and showing signs of gradually recovering. Outdoor adventures are the most popular and Florida has three of the top ten desired locations people are wanting to travel to. With beaches being high on the list of things to do and see, Key Largo is the number one destination.