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VKOC - Independence Day Paddle & Dinner | Kayak & SUP Tour / Guided Beach Hike
REGISTER @ VKOC.NET/BOOK-NOW/ It's that time of the year again! Our **9th Annual Fireworks Paddle** is taking place **July 4th at VKOC!** We have the best view of multiple fireworks! Come join us for the fireworks show. You can watch from your kayak or paddleboard, or from the beach for landlovers. Come early and enjoy one of guest food trucks offering tasty treats of your choice. The BBQ will be smoking with South Florida favorites! **WHATS INCLUDED** -Live Music -Paddle or Beach Hike -For Paddlers: boat or board, life jacket, paddle, and lights -For Hikers: bug spray and Thermacell repellent lanterns for the group **Fun is FREE if you let it happen** REGISTRATION: Pre-Registration is REQUIRED. It is July 4th so expect some delays getting into the park. We will not accept walk-ins! PRICE: Earlybird pricing is only available until June 1st SAVE 20% when using code BIGBANG at check out BEFORE May 28th! DOUBLE KAYAKS - SINGLE KAYAKS - CANOE - STAND UP PADDLE BOARD - BRING YOUR OWN BOAT/BOARD - #WHERE, WHAT, WHEN? Come early! Music starts at 4pm with Food Truck will be around all afternoon Firework Paddle: Launch Time is 7:00 pm Fireworks start at 9pm. That mean be ready by 6:30pm. We will have anchors and line to raft up. Feel free to bring your own as well. #What you can expect to see: From the water: Fireworks from South Beach and Bayfront Park shows from the comfort of our flotilla; Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, and the **BIG SHOW -- Fisher Island** right in front and almost on top of us. The route is sheltered and away from direct boat channel traffic. We'll skirt the coast to avoid the other crazies. From Land: Fireworks from Fisher Island, South Beach, and Bayfront Park Wear your patriotic best! #WHAT TO WEAR If you're paddling come ready to get wet. Quickdry workout clothes or beachwear are recommended. Flips flops tend to vanish so try water shoues or other closed toe shoes. Bring a towel, change of clothes, any comfort items you may like. Cameras are strongly recommended. If you're watching from the beach bring a seat for the beach or a blanket to sit or lay back and enjoy the show. Questions? Email us at [masked] or call[masked] Please note, this event is non-refundable after June 25th. No shows and late arrivals are non-refundable. REGISTER @ VKOC.NET/BOOK-NOW/

Virginia Key Outdoor Center

3801 Rickenbacker Causeway (At the Lagoon) · Miami, FL

Upcoming Meetups

What we're about

South Florida Kayak Fishing is a meeting place for all who enjoy the sport of kayak or canoe fishing. We will host paddles, provide tournament information, host fishing contests and schedule workshops so that we can share our knowledge and improve our skills. We will paddle and fish anywhere the fish are biting. Tight lines!

Membership Fees:

None. Membership is free.

Club Rules:

By joining the South Florida Kayak Fishing you agree to follow club rules:

Always wear your PFD
Comply with all fishing regulations
Maintain an active fishing license as applicable
Demonstrate prudent judgment
Avoid dangerous conditions
Use paddling gear that is safe, seaworthy and appropriate for the intended paddle
You are solely responsible for your personal safety and that of any guests you may bring to a club event
You will assist a fellow paddler if necessary
No one gets left behind
Know your limits and respect the water
Have FUN!!

Club rules may change from time to time as deemed necessary. The goal is to have fun, catch fish and become better at what we do.

Trips & Events

Distributing information on upcoming events is key to a successful club. Group members are strongly encourage to suggest meetups. If you plan on fishing on any given day, and you want to invite others along, just suggest a meetup. If you know of a tournament or other organizations event that may be of interest to club members, share it.

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Event Posting Restrictions:

If you are looking to promote your business; your support is welcomed. However, please refrain from posting events. Businesses looking for promotional opportunities should contact the Club Organizer. Any events posted without approval will be removed and business members will be banned from the club. The club is free to its members but it is not free to run. Business Sponsorship opportunities and Member Perks are excellent ways to support the club.

For more information, please contact Esther, The Paddle House, 786.307.3816

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