June 08 - 09, 2019
9:00AM - 4:00PM
2019-06-08 9:00AM 2019-06-09 4:00PM America/New_York World Oceans Day Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

World Oceans Day

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
1801 North Ocean Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Join us as we celebrate World Oceans Day

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all.  Get together with your family, friends, community, and the planet to start creating a better future.  Working together, we can and will protect our shared ocean.

Saturday, June 8, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 9, Noon - 4:00 pm

  • Visit the Nature Center for a children's coloring activity to make a pledge to protect the ocean.
  • Visit the classroom to learn why microplastics are a major problem.
  • Games and activities on the lawn by the Outdoor Aquariums
  • Create your own recycled art with Artist Kelsey Schmitt
  • Take your photo with Luna, our sea turtle ambassador, in the Lab.
    • Saturday - 11:00, 12:00, 1:00
    • Sunday - 12:15, 1:15, 2:15
  • Clearwater Marine Research Institute's travelling exhibit, the Marine Debris Bus, in the parking lot
  • Food trucks on the front lawn (Reggae Beets, Kona Ice)


No charge for crafts and activities, refreshments are for purchase.


Happy World Oceans Day! 8 June, worldocensday.org