At noon, Snooty will be presented with his fruit and veggies birthday cake. Guests in the aquarium and the Spanish Plaza Courtyard will also sing "Happy Birthday" to Snooty.
Birthday Bash visitors can participate in fun games and activities, learn about environmental preservation, interact with wildlife and arts organizations from all over the area.
Mote Marine Laboratory will be on hand with the Mote Mobile Exhibit, as will Mosaic with the Mosaic Express educational experience and a fun Fossil Dig pit.
Busch Gardens, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Bradenton Marauders, Bishop Animal Shelter, Sea to Shore Alliance, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, Manatee County Natural Resources Department, a and the Florida Maritime Museum also plan to attend.
Suncoast Food Trucks will offer several yummy food options, as will the A-OK Hot Dog Wagon, along with free cupcakes and treats from Flowers Bakery, free cookies, and free apple juice from Tropicana while supplies last. Free samples will also be offered by Blue Bell ice cream.