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3 Family Friendly Hikes in Flagler Beach

Now that summer has official arrived, kids and parents alike are taking advantage of some vacation time and Ecotourism is booming (participating in activities that don’t harm the ecosystem). Visiting national parks are a great way to get out of the house. Gamble Rogers is conducting three different types of hikes that are family friendly and economically inviting, going on in June! 

Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach is known for great site seeing photographs! Be sure to remember your camera and share your pictures with us! See you there!


Low Tide Bike Ride – June 21, 2013 12:00pm-2:00pm
Bring your bike, or rent one of ours, and join a ranger for a low tide bike ride!  This Ranger led event features a 3 mile low tide bike ride and bird watch. Bring water, bicycle, snack, binoculars, and sunscreen. Riders should be prepared for weather conditions on the beach which could be influenced by heat, cold, wind and sand.

Full Moon Beach Hike – June 23, 2013 8:00pm-9:00pm
Join Ranger Tony for a beach hike!  All ages welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult.  The hike will leave from the beachside day use pavilion. Please bring water, a flashlight and dress for the weather. Hike will be less than a mile long.  Moon rise is set for 8:44 p.m.
RSVP Required: (386) 517-2086

Shore Bird Watching Beach Walk – June 30, 2013 9:00am-10:00am
Join a Park Ranger for an introduction to the shorebirds that frequent the beach of Gamble Rogers. Please bring binoculars if you have them, along with drinking water and sun protection. Dress for weather conditions. The walk will be less than a mile long. Meet at the Beachside Day-Use Pavilion.
RSVP Required: (386) 517-2086

Cost: The cost of each event is included in the regular park entrance fee.
$5.00 per carload of two to eight people, $4.00 for one person in a car and $2.00 per pedestrian or bicyclist.

Location: Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
3100 S Ocean Shore Blvd Flagler Beach FL 32136

For more information, feel free to visit the event website: http://www.floridastateparks.org/gamblerogers

Mother’s Day at the Grand Club


Do you have any specials plans to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day? Come join us at The Grand Club in Flagler Beach on Sunday, May 12! There will be delicious food served and a relaxing atmosphere. There are seating times at the Pine Lakes Restaurant and Cypress Knoll. Reservations are required in order to attend. Please call, 386-445-2913 or 386-437-5804 for further questions or to make reservations. We hope to see you there!

Taste of Flagler


Come join us for our 20th Annual Taste of Flagler! On April 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Central Park, a dozen local chefs will cook their most famous dishes to earn bragging rights for the year in the Flagler Beach area. Visitors will get to vote on dishes such as, appetizers, entrees and desserts to choose a winner. In order to try the dishes, you must purchase tickets, which are only $1 each. General admission is $5 and kids under 12 years old are free. There will be live music, beverages and areas to sit back and relax. You do not want to miss out on this event. For more information, please visit www.flaglerchamber.org or call (386) 437-0106.

Join Us For a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration!



Hey Flagler Beach, do you have plans for St. Patrick’s Day? Come join us at The Grand Club Pine Lakes Golf Course in Flagler Beach! This event takes place on March 17 and starts at noon and is sure to be a hit. They will serve a traditional Irish meal, which will include corned beef & cabbage, Irish soda bread, boiled potatoes and more. For more information, please visit www.thegrandclub.com or call (386) 445-0852.

Vote Flagler Beach as America’s Coolest Small Town in 2013!


Make sure to vote for your hometown, Flagler Beach, to be given the title of Coolest Small Town in 2013! Flagler Beach is among 15 small towns in the final round. There are only 18 days left to vote and currently Flagler Beach is in 7th place. Make sure to get friends and family involved; you can vote once every 24 hours. Two unique places like, Grampa’s Uke Joint and High Tides at Snack Jack, shows how laid back and retro Flagler Beach is. You don’t want to miss out of this opportunity. Place your vote at,

First Friday at Flagler Beach


Mark your calendars for January 4 to come celebrate with us the first Friday of the month! This event starts at 6 p.m. and will be held at Veterans Park on the corner of Rt. 100 and A1A. There will be attractions, shops and activities for everyone. Don’t worry about food because the restaurants are staying open later. For more information, please visit http://www.cityofflaglerbeach.com.

Family Movie Night

The Flagler County Public Library’s Children’s Department is hosting a free family movie night this Monday, September 24th at 6:00pm.

The movie “Fievel” is the story of a young mouse who journeys from Russia to America with  his parents in the late 19th Century to seek a new life in a land they think is free of cats.  Along the way he gets separated from his parents and arrives alone in the New World.  He keeps up hope, searching for his family, making new friends, and running and dodging cats.

The movie will be shown in the meeting room and children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/adult and the parent/adult  must remain with them for the duration of the program.


Flagler Beach First Fridays

Celebrate the first Friday of the month at Flagler Beach’s First Friday event September 7th from 6-9 PM.


This months First Friday will be dedicated to pets. The local Humane Society will be there to provide low-cost shots and on-site pet registration.


There will be live music from the Navy Band, a Corvette Cruise-In and much more!


Patrons can park in the Farmer’s Market with donation.


For more information visit: cityofflaglerbeach.com or the First Friday Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Flagler-Beach-First-Fridays/210678992280278

Flagler Beach Farmers Market

Don’t forget to check out Flagler Beach’s Farmers Market! Open every Friday and Saturday from sunrise to early afternoon, rain or shine you can shop for the freshest produce, baked goods, textiles, jewelry and more!


For more information, visit http://flaglerbeachfarmersmarket.com/Home_Page.php

Second Saturday Jam Session in the Park

Flagler Beach’s Second Saturday Jam Session will be held at Gable Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area on Saturday August 11th at the Intracoastal Pavilion. The jam session will begin at 4:00 p.m. and is free with regular park entrance fee of $5.

Musicians of all skill levels are encouraged to bring instruments and a chair to join the circle for the casual, acoustic jam session. Event guests are free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

Come out and enjoy or partake in the music this Saturday in the park!

To reserve a spot at the program, please contact Lauren Swanson, (386) 517-2086, or email Lauren.Swanson@dep.state.fl.us. For more information visit www.floridastateparks.org/gamblerogers.