Underwater and outdoor enthusiasts, ecotravelers and families are encouraged to celebrate the marine environment at Mote Marine Laboratory's annual event, Mote’s Ocean Fest: A Community Celebration. Proceeds and donations from the festival support Mote Marine Laboratory’s coral reef restoration and research programs. The family-friendly fun will take place Saturday, April 13, 2018 at Truman Waterfront Park in Key West (35 E. Quay Road, Key West, FL 33040) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free of cost.
It has been said to be one of the best events in the Keys for all ages.
Enjoy 4 live bands: Emily Springsteen, Leah Sutter, Adrienne Z, Dave Feder, Howard Livingston & MM 24 Band
Participate in fun family activities: face painting, live marine animals, STEM activities and more
Watch renowned artist Wyland paint live: interactive painting with kids, performance art & live auction on the main stage
Sip local Keys beer: Come try a special edition brew created by Florida Keys Brewing Company "The Resistant Strain." Proceeds benefit Mote's coral reef restoration and research efforts.
See the event schedule here.
Thank you to all of our sponsors for this year's Ocean Fest. For a full sponsor list or to register as a vendor, visit: www.mote.org/oceanfest
35 E. Quay Road
Key West , FL
As part of our continued commitment to the safety of our guests, Mote Aquarium Staff and Volunteers, and out of an abundance of caution, Mote Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public, effective March 16, until further notice. Regular updates of Mote Aquarium operations status will be available at either 941-388-4441 or online: mote.org/COVID19