TurtleFest 2013 - Saturday, April 13th
Celebrating 10 Years of Ocean Conservation
"Every One Makes a Difference"
Loggerhead Marinelife Center will host its 10th Annual TurtleFest on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The rain date will be Sunday, April 14, 2013 in the event of severe weather like last year. This year's theme is "Celebrating 10 Years of Ocean Conservation, Every One Makes a Difference." Over 12,000 guests will join together at TurtleFest 2013 at the free-admission event which focuses on promoting conservation through up close interactions with threatened and endangered sea turtles, as well as music, art, shopping, educational presentations, games, a Global Village, and other activities.
In its tenth year, TurtleFest 2013 will feature a student art contest for the second year. Palm Beach County students in grades 4 through 12 submitted hundreds of pieces of environmental-themed artwork. A jury awarded a first, second, and third-place for each age submission category, a Best in Show, and honorable mentions. Winners will be revealed at the event and their artwork will be displayed in a special exhibit at TurtleFest 2013.
Free admission to TurtleFest 2013 is courtesy of the event's presenting sponsors.