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The Right Whale Festival is November 2 and 3

Oct 21, 2019 07:59AM ● By Karen Miller

The Right Whale Festival celebrates the annual return of endangered North Atlantic right whales to the warm coastal waters off northeast Florida and Georgia, where they give birth to and nurse their young. With just over 400 remaining, this family-fun event raises awareness of the threats to right whales and how we can help in their recovery. The festival highlights local efforts to protect these whales from extinction, as well as ocean-themed activities and exhibits that emphasize education and environmentally responsible adventures and products.The Right Whale Festival attracts 8,000+ visitors each year! Free admission - come early and spend the day!

The festival is held Saturday November 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Main Beach in Fernandina Beach. For more information visit www.rightwhalefestival.com or visit their Facebook page.