Florida Fin Fest

A FREE 2-day event that aims to educate attendees about sharks & how we can better understand their place on Earth within the ocean’s ecosystems. Free to attend, there'll be activities for all ages including an educational village, food trucks, beer gardens, live music & more.


September 17th 12-10pm

September 18th 12-8pm


The Seawalk Pavilion Jacksonville Beach Florida

Music Headliners:

Saturday - Moon Taxi

Sunday - John Oates of “Hall & Oates”


Education Village Activations: The Education Village is presented by The Ocean

Conservancy (when mentioning please include that)

1. The Ocean Conservancy - Immersive Virtual Reality Experience from Sachamama

exploring the Florida Springs, Rivers & Oceans

2. The Museum of Science & History - A mobile planetarium on the carbon cycle narrated

by Liam Neeson

3. Jacksonville University - Live, interactive touch tanks

4. OCEARCH - Shark tagging trackers & lesson from one of the research scientists on the


Educational Panels:

1. Micro-plastics, Micro-fibers & Marine Debris

2. Water Quality (Implications & Solutions)

3. Marine Science Conservation

a. Dr. Al Dove - VP of Sustainability for the Georgia Aquarium

b. Dr. Quinton White - Executive Director of the Marine Science Research Institute

4. Sea Level Rise & Adaptation

VIP Experience:

1. Complimentary food & beverage experience

a. Food provided by The Local @ Neptune Beach

b. Drinks: Michelob Ultra Pure Gold, Press Seltzer, Gratitude Organic Ice Tea, Open

Water & more

2. Pit access to the concerts (preferred viewing area)

3. Shaded and cooled lounge

4. Private VIP bars

5. A/C bathrooms

6. Artist encounters

7. Premiere viewing areas

Food Trucks

1. Brochacoes Fusion Tacos

2. Twisted Okie

3. Delish Kabobs

4. Brazilicious

5. Frozen Sweet Truck

6. Mr Softee

7. Roccos Pizzeria

8. Daddy O's

9. Saffron

10. The Hyppo Pops

Fun Facts

1. No single-use plastics at the event

a. All water, beer & seltzer is 100% recyclable aluminum cans

2. Vendor Village is powered by Solar Generators from GENEVERSE

3. 1 of 3 Flagship locations for The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup

a. Happening in the morning before each event

4. Face painter & other kids educational activities on-site


1. Is Florida Fin Fest free to attend?

a. Yes

2. Are dogs allowed at the event?

a. Yes, on leash

3. Is Florida Fin Fest kid friendly?

a. Yes, this is a family friendly event, with activities for families

4. Do I have to be 21 to buy a VIP ticket?

a. No

5. We will have a strict RESTRICTED ITEMS list. Please reference below:

a. No tents, umbrellas, or temporary structures of any kind, towels and blankets are


b. No weapons, knives, firearms or any kind of item that can be used as a weapon

c. No narcotics or illegal substances will be permitted

d. No outside food or beverages

e. All bags are subject to search

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