Conservancy of Southwest Florida unveils the newly renovated Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center during a two-day Grand Reopening Weekend Festival April 20-21. Its new entrance, Smith Preserve Way, is located off of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of the zoo in Naples.
The public is invited to attend the Grand Reopening Weekend Festival from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to experience the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center and other eco-friendly activities and events. The weekend festivities include special exhibits, educational programs and speakers, including renowned oceanographer and keynote speaker Dr. Sylvia Earle from National Geographic. The event includes music, games, arts and crafts, live entertainment and special activities for children and adults. Food, beverage and additional vendors will be on-site throughout the weekend as well.
Conservancy members are admitted for free to the festival. Special grand reopening admission for the weekend festival is just $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12. The event is free for children under 3. No onsite parking is available, as guests are asked to walk over the new Smith Preserve Way entrance. Free parking is available at Colonial Square on Goodlette-Frank Road just south of 14th Avenue, with complimentary trolley service to and from the main festival entrance. For more information visit www.conservancy.org/grandreopening or call (239) 430-2466.