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2018 Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

8th Annual Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

June 8 & 9, 2018
Fri: 4:00pm - 9:00pm • Sat: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Downtown Titusville, Florida & Canaveral National Seashore


Sea Turtles





Kemps Ridley

Jr. Rangers

Art Contest

A nesting loggerhead turtle.
Loggerhead Sea Turtle nesting.
Leatherback Sea Turtle track.
Green Sea Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle hatchling.
Green Sea Turtle hatchling.
Loggerhead Sea Turtle at sea.
Titusville Sea Turtle Festival in June
Green sea turtle burying her nest
Sea Turtle laying eggs

Baby green sea turtle.

Welcome to the 8th Annual Titusville Sea Turtle Festival!

Please join our amazing community and Historic Downtown Titusville!

This event includes: Children's art competition, local art and photography, Canaveral National Sea Shore educational activities, Turtle watch at Playalinda Beach and the popular Turtle Crawl! Downtown shops, restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and breweries open their doors to welcome all Sea Turtle lovers. This event also includes a beach clean up to protect our natural habitats!

Schedule of events

Friday: June 8th

The Sea Turtle Festoval kicks off Friday morning, 8am - 11am at Playalinda Beach, Eddy Creek Pavilion with a Keep Brevard BBeautiful Beach Clean-up.

Coffee & Turtle Talk and the popular Jr. Ranger Program & Obstacle Course!  Kids earn your Jr. Ranger Badge! 

Then the fun continues in Downtown Titusville Friday evening from 5pm-9pmwith Sea Turtle Festival Street Party ith Live Music from Mak of Steel (steel drums), artisan vendors, food, Turtle Crawl, view the Youth Art Competition, face painting, kids zone and maybe a surprise visit from Katey the Mermaid! 

Saturday: June 9th

9am - 4pm The fun continues with artists and vendors, food, educational booths, view the Youth Art Competition, Turtle Crawl, kids zone, face painting and hands on crafts and live Hula dancers! 

Turtle Crawl is a fun scavenger hunt type adventure where you find the hidden sea turtles in downtown businesses to win huge baskets of wonderful prizes! 


Titusville Sea Turtle Festival
Baby Sea Turtles
Art Exhibit & Competition

Youth Art Contest at the 2018 Titusville Sea Turtle Festival

All young people grades K-8 (Ages 5-14) are invited to create a sea turtle inspired work of art for the Titusville Sea Turtle Festival's Art Competition. The Art Exhibit will be on display at The Downtown Art Gallery.


Downtown Titusville, Florida
Friday, June 8th
5:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday, June 9th
9:00am - 4:00pm
2018 Titusville Sea Turtle Festival
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Comeout and learn about sea turtles and what makes Playalinda Beach so important. Turtle inspired artists, vendors, & educational booths, LIVE music, see the Children's Art Competition, live animals, Hula dancers, get your photo taken with a live Mermaid, Turtle Crawl to downtown businesses to win a basket full of prizes, Junior Ranger kids program at Playalinda Beach and much, much, more!


Downtown Titusville Merchants Association Events
Canaveral National Seashore
Canaveral National Seashore Sea Turtle Brochure

North Brevard Business & Community Directory
Family Adventures in North Brevard
North Brevard Area Festivals
Florida Birding & Wildlife Festivals

National Park Service Canaveral National Seashore Website
City of Titusville, Florida Website

Original: 4/11/2013

SPONSORS Downtown Titusville Merchants Association
Canaveral National Seashore - U.S. Park Service