The Discovery Center at the UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station. This aquarium room houses local species and research updates.


Discovery Center features Research Updates, Touch Tanks, Fish and Turtle Tanks, Shellfish Aquaculture Display, Suwannee River Watershed Display, etc. @ 552 1st Street Cedar Key FL

Coastal Cleanup logo and website link

The Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup is on the third Saturday of September each year (Sept. 19th). The event runs from 8 AM- 12 PM and volunteers receive a free t-shirt and hot dog lunch (while supplies last).

To participate, check-in at the Cedar Key City Marina starting at 7:30 AM. Volunteers can clean up by boat or on foot. Trash bags are provided but bring your own gloves.

>> Contactless Coastal Cleanup 2020

The WoW is a one-day event organized by the City of Cedar Key and the Chamber of Commerce that usually falls March-February each year. WoW consists of several fun physical activities around Cedar Key for the whole family. Register at

Bow WoW 1 Mile walk/run with your leashed pooch. Starts at 8

Coastal Heritage 5K Race starts 9 a.m. at Lil Shark Park (192 2nd St) in Cedar Key.

Atsena Otie Kayak Challenge For kayakers ages 18 and above. Starts at the beach in downtown Cedar Key at 10:15 a.m. runs to Atsena Otie Key and back to the beach, picking up a piece of trash at Atsena Otie Beach.

Repurpose-It-Regatta Invites all ages to build your own boat from recyclable materials and enter the race at G Street and 3rd Street starting at 11:15 a.m. (Boats with children require 1 adult).

Sunrise Yoga on the City Park Beach at 7:30 a.m. Please sign-up at the Cedar Key Chamber of Commerce. Silent Auction throughout the day. Proceeds benefit funding for a new splash park in Cedar Key, Children’s Table of Levy County and 2020 International Coastal Clean-up.

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