White Pelican Celebration 2017

Schedule of Events


6:30pm Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at the Oyster House in Everglades City

There will be music, a movie about “The Life of Chief James Billie”, and a meet and greet! Tickets are $50 per person (Cash Bar). There is limited seating and advanced reservations are required!

Raffle Tickets $10 Each or Three for $20

Lots of prizes including an authentic Seminole Indian Jacket (one of a kind with white pelican fabric made by Rosa Billie) Artwork by Paul Arsenault, Clyde Butcher Print, 5 pounds of STONE CRAB and more!

Boat Tours

Motor boat tours are 1 hour and can be done in a 6 passenger boat or 1 1/2 hour kayak trips with a maximum of 6 people in each group. Tickets are $40 each.

Informative Speakers

Speakers include White Pelican specialist Dr. Tommy King. There will be 2 different 30 minute slide presentation on White Pelicans. These will take place underneath the Smallwood Store by the waters edge.

Guided Walking Tours

These tours of the Island are for Birding Enthusiast and begin at Noon and 4pm.

Native Foods

Seminole Fry Bread, Indian Tacos, Gator Nuggets, Key Lime Cake and Pie and lots more!

Live Music

Continuous Music by local bands throughout the day come join the fun and make a day of it!