Right Whale Festival

Exhibitor and Food Vendor Registration


​The Right Whale Festival features​ exhibitors focused on marine conservation and education, water recreation and sports, boating and fishing, and other outdoor activities. We also welcome exhibitors selling unique gifts, fine art, photography and crafts. Exhibitors can register using the link below through Friday, October 5, 2018. Please contact rightwhalefestival@gmail.com with questions. 






Join the Morning Beach Run


Come join us for a run on the beach to kick-off the 10th annual Right Whale Festival on Saturday, November 3, 2018!  This chip timed 5k run/1mile walk will begin at 10:00am at beach in front of the Sea Walk Pavilion in Jacksonville beach. The price is $30 for the 5k run and $20 for the 1 mile walk. T-shirts will be provided to those that register online by Friday, October 26, 2018. Awards are based on overall, gender, and age groups.  Registration for the race/walk is now open!!! 

Join the Morning Beach Cleanup


The Right Whale Festival also features an early morning beach cleanup with Keep Jacksonville Beautiful (KJB) as part of their support for International Coastal Cleanup Day. Over 180 volunteers collected more than 3700 pounds of trash and debris in 2017. KJB continues to support cleanup projects throughout the region.   Volunteers  are always needed for the Right Whale Festival and other KJB projects.....great fun while cleaning up the first coast region.  A special thanks to all past volunteers who joined the clean-up.....we appreciate each of you! To join this years clean up, please contact Keep Jacksonville Beautiful Today!

Become a Festival Volunteer


 Volunteers play a crucial role in the success of the festival! We are looking for serious and dedicated volunteers to help with tasks on the day of the festival that include table set-up & break down, assistance with children's activities, t-shirt sales, collecting surveys, supporting visitors, and much more. Volunteers must be 14 yrs or older. Volunteers will receive a free festival t-shirt. Be sure to sign-up below; volunteers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis and this form will be removed once all positions are filled.