Gulf State Park

Turtle Fest

Turtle Fest 2023

It's turtle time! Join us for Turtle Fest on September 9th and 10th  at the Gulf State Park Pier.

Festivities will be all about the amazing sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. You can learn about these marine animals from our naturalists during their pier walks and mock sea turtle nest demos throughout the day. Join in on games and a scavenger hunt that will take you on an exploration on the pier!


This is an outdoor event at Gulf State Park pier, and you will see amazing wildlife swimming around the pilings. Come and see it for yourself!


Come and learn all about sea turtles and so much more!

Saturday 9/9 from 10-2

Sunday 9/10 from 11-3

Admission $3 and includes sightseeing on the pier

Parking fees:

$3/ 2 hrs

$5/half day

$10/ full day