We look forward to seeing you at Lagoonacy on April 13, 2019!

Our annual spring fundraising event is hosted each April by Marine Discovery Center and Artists’ Workshop, Inc. and includes an array of activities such as kayaking, face painting, carnival games, arts & crafts, a live mermaid, and our exciting cardboard boat race! Also featured at the event is a great selection of local vendors, food trucks, beer, live music, and much more.

Please check back as we continue to update this page.

To see more Lagoonacy photos, check out our Lagoonacy 2018 Album on Facebook


To see more Cardboard Boat Race photos, check out our Lagoonacy 2018 Album on Facebook

A Big Thanks to our 2018 Vendors!

Art is…CreationBath Fitter of Holly Hill • Be Floridian Now • Blue Carbon Compost • Blonde Dog Woodworks • Canaveral National SeashoreCitizens on Patrol • Coastline Church • Cricket Wireless • Culligan Water • Deland H.S. High Achievers Club • Diamond Motors & Marine • Dick Evans, Cartoonist & Author • Don Johnston, Norwex ConsultantEast Coast Wildlife Rehab • Edgewater Animal Shelter • Environmental Discovery Center • Epilepsy Foundation of Florida • Especially for You Sports & More • Flomotion • Florida Program for Shark Research • Florida Native Plant Society – Pawpaw ChapterHubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute • Humana • Jake’s Woodwork Re-creations • Jelly PressJRand WoodworksKids Can Fish Too / Halifax Sport Fishing ClubLindley’s NurseryLyonia Environmental Center • Master Gardener Sally Cummings (butterflies) • Mid Coast FlyfishersMOASNew Smyrna Museum of HistoryNew Smyrna Beach Regional Public LibraryPaddleboard NSBParadise Power Sports • Right Coast Apparel • Rooms 4 Warriors • Roroarts (coastal photography) • Sea N Splendor • Smyrna Surfari Club • Space Coast Chapter of the Florida Master Naturalist Program • Southeast Volusia Audubon • Stan Harrison – State Farm Insurance • Sticks and Stones Natural Arts • Swamp Dance • Turtle TrackersTrendy Twigs • Under the Palms CreationsU.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary • Visit New Smyrna Beach • Volusia County Manatee Protection Program & Marine Mammal Stranding NetworkWild About Birds, Inc.

Audrey’s Surfside Grill • Bayou Billy • Big Belly’s Food TruckChurros and Cream • Florida Juice Company • Jake’s BBQ •  Kona Ice • Molo’s Miami Grill • Shell’s Kitchen (Daytona Tortugas food truck)Southen Grillin’ • Stetson University Popcorn Fundraiser • Wholey Smokey Waffles


Lagoonacy is an annual fundraising event held at the Marine Discovery Center each April with the goal to educate and involve the local community in our missions here at MDC. This family-friendly, fun filled event will offer local visitors a variety of eco-based activities as well as the opportunity for organizations such as yourself to promote their own conservation and outreach efforts. Some of the activities for the day include fly fishing clinics, kayak clinics, arts and crafts, cardboard boat race, a live mermaid and much more!

Please join us in offering the local and visiting community the opportunity to learn and have fun!

Contact Logan Rohrbach at for questions & more information
on commercial, non-profit, and food vendor registration for Lagoonacy 2019. 

A Big Thanks to our 2018 Lagoonacy Sponsors!


MAKE A DIFFERENCE …and connect to your community.

It’s a win-win.

Sponsoring the Marine Discovery Center through our annual Lagoonacy event provides you with the unique opportunity to connect with the central Florida community, to build brand awareness and show your support for two great causes: children and the environment. Your support will help us expand our citizen science work, restore critical habitat, create “the next generation that cares”, and protect the Mosquito Lagoon.

About the Event

Lagoonacy is a celebration of the insanely fascinating and beautiful Mosquito Lagoon. With over 2000 people attending, it’s the perfect opportunity to become part of one of the biggest events of the year with fun, food and festivities experienced through art and marine discoveries.

Check back as we update the online sponsorship form and packet for 2019..
In the meantime, if you have questions or would like to be a sponsor for Lagoonacy 2019,
contact Chad Truxall at

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