International Coastal Beach Cleanup Information:

In collaboration with Okaloosa County, Saltwater Restaurants, The City of Destin, Florida State Parks, Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, Wet Inc., The Island Pier, and The Gulfarium will be hosting an International Coastal Cleanup Week from September 18th through September 26th. 

 

International Coastal Cleanup Kick-Off 

Saturday, September 18th

8:00 am - 11:00 am 

 

6 host locations along the Emerald Coast:

LOCATION LINKS TO PRE-REGISTER BELOW

1) The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island, FWB; 2) Norriego Point, Destin; 3) Mattie Kelly Park & Joe’s Bayou, Destin;

4) Henderson Beach State Park, Destin; 5) The Crab Trap, Destin; and 6) The Surf Hut, Miramar Beach.

 

Free event t-shirt will be available at each host location for the International Coastal Cleanup Kick-Off on a first-come, first-serve basis. Enjoy coastal cleanup activities and fun, including a prize for the most cigarette butts collected! Following the cleanup kick-off, a limited complimentary pancake breakfast will be available at select host locations.  Pre-registered cleanup participants will receive a complimentary pancake breakfast at select host locations.

 

What do you need to bring?  

Help us conserve and reduce additional waste and B.Y.O.B (Bring Your Own Bucket), & cleanup equipment:

  • Bucket or mesh bag for debris

  • Reusable hand gloves or garden gloves (or trash pickers!)

  • Reusable water bottle

Don't forget to protect yourself with sunscreen and sunglasses! A water dispenser and hand sanitizers will be available.

Weeklong DIY Int'l Coastal Cleanup

Sunday, September 19th through Saturday, September 25th

Clean-up participants are encouraged to clean up their favorite coastal spots along with Okaloosa County, and post pictures of their efforts for a chance to win a prize. 

 

Island Pier Dive Coastal Cleanup

 Sunday, September 26th

6 am – 12 pm. 

Participants interested in this must contact The Island Pier or The Gulfarium. 

**Current Scuba Certification & Personal Dive Gear Required**

If you filled out the online waiver and have been redirected to this page after signing, please check your email to verify your email address.

If you have opted to print the waiver, please bring and turn in the day of your cleanup (diy cleanup participants excluded).

All Cleanup Participants MUST sign the Beach Cleanup Waiver. 
Please click one of the following choices to sign the waiver either: "online" -or- "print"

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Click the button to be directed to The Boardwalk's 2021 International Coastal Beach Cleanup Facebook Event Page

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PRE-REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Pre-Registration is encouraged for anyone interested in participating in the
2021 International Coastal Beach Cleanup 

Pre-registered secures your complimentary breakfast.

The Boardwalk
Ft. Walton

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The Crab Trap
-or-
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin

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Norriago Point -or-
Mattie Kelly & Joes Bayou
Destin

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Surf Hut
Miramar Beach

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