Saturday, January 21, 2017 – W.O.W Festival

Join us in celebration of southwest Florida’s natural resources- land, water, and wildlife- during the second annual Wings Over Water (WOW) Festival at Harns Marsh in Lehigh Acres, Florida. Located in the eastern portion of Lee County.

ADMISSION IS FREE! On Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. until  2 p.m. visitors will have an opportunity to experience a variety of programs:

Education Stations –Exhibitors from across southwest Florida share their stories with visitors helping to create stewards for the natural environment. Exhibits are open from 9 a.m – 2 p.m.

Wild about Nature Presentations – Throughout the day, community leaders, environmental experts and national personalities will share their knowledge about the wild wonders of southwest Florida and the importance of protecting our natural resources.

Kids’ Zone – There is variety of free activities for kids to enjoy including face painting and games (while supplies last). The first 75 kids can decorate their own flower pot and take home a seeds for native plants. Home Depot will host a free kids’, birdhouse building workshop– while supplies last.

*Seating is limited. You may bring your own chairs and can fill in the back of the tented area.


*Subject to Change

Events Schedule: Saturday,  January 21

Rotary Wings Over Water Festival 5K Nature Run 7:45 a.m.

Festival Opens – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Education Stations

Exhibitions by environmental and community organizations throughout Southwest Florida.


9:15 a.m.             Steve Masek – Live Animals

9:45 a.m.             Jim Hull, History of Southwest Florida

10:30 a.m.           Mark Renz, Florida’s Fabulous Fossils and More

11:15 -noon          “Duck Races” sponsored by the “Duck Races” sponsored by the Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties

Noon – 1:30            Steve Masek – Live Animal Talk

Festival Food

Warm up in the morning with a cup of coffee, a snack after the nature walk, or a spot of lunch.

***Due to the recent rain, festival grounds are a bit muddy. Please wear closed toes shoes you don’t mind getting dirty.

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