Right Whales are making a comeback thanks to Sea to Shore Alliance, NOAA Fisheries, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Florida Fish & Wildlife and other groups.
Sea Walk Pavilion in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
10 am to 4 pm - Free Admission- Come early and spend the day!
Right Whale Festival
The Right Whale Festival celebrates the annual return of endangered North Atlantic right whales and the beginning of right whale calving season off the coast of Georgia and northeast Florida. It’s a fun and free outdoor event for all ages and serves as an opportunity to expand awareness about the threats to these whales, such as accidental ship strikes and entanglement in fishing gear. Less than 550 right whales exist today and their home waters span the entire Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. and parts of Canada.
The Right Whale Festival attracts 5,000+ visitors each year!
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The Festival is fun for all ages. Enjoy live music, food trucks, art and photography, water recreation displays and more while learning about the right whale.
Be part of the eighth annual celebration of the return of the right whales to their vital calving grounds along the northeast coast of Florida.