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The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island in collaboration with Okaloosa County, the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Tourist Development Department, and the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, will host its annual Earth Day Beach Clean Up on Saturday, April 24, 2021. CHECK-IN WILL BEGIN AT 8 A.M. On-site check-in location & information: The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island (bottom floor of under The Crab Trap, beach side) The family-friendly event starts at 8 a.m. Free event t-shirts will be provided. A limited quantity is available, priority given to those who have pre-registered through Eventbrite. Any remaining shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis on event day. Prizes will be awarded for the most cigarette butts collected! B.Y.O.B: Bring Your Own Bucket! Help us conserve and reduce additional waste by bringing your own 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! Water dispenser and hand sanitizers will be available. Following the beach cleanup: The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will be providing a complimentary pancake breakfast between 9:00 am to 10:00 am. Breakfast is limited to the first 300 clean-up volunteers. Breakfast tickets will be given to those who have pre-registered through Eventbrite. Breakfast is sponsored by: S.E.A., a Saltwater Restaurant initiative that helps support programs that protect and preserve our beaches. A huge thank you to all who assist in the 2021 Earth Day Beach clean-up efforts: Destin-Fort Walton Florida CVB • Visit South Walton • City of Destin • Ocean Conservancy • Florida State Parks • The Boardwalk • The Crab Trap • Saltwater Restaurants, Inc. • Florida Sea Grant • Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance • WET, Inc • Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge