After a soft opening in October, Lost River Outdoor Center at Halpatiokee Regional Park will host a grand opening November 3-5, featuring special events, Great Outdoor adventures, and exclusive retail promotions.
Friday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests can take advantage of the center’s rent one, get one offer, which includes single and tandem kayaks, two-seater canoes, mountain bikes, comfort cruisers, and Class 1 e-bikes. Store merchandise will be discounted 20-percent-off as well.
On Saturday at 9:30 a.m., Exhale with Grace’s Grace Coffey will kick the morning off with a relaxing yoga session overlooking the Lost River. At 10:30 a.m., frequency alchemist Luis Angel Zepeda will lead a healing sound bath. Beginning at 11:30 a.m., the center’s Love Boat will embark on a series of historical eco tours led by representatives from Discover Martin County.
Florida natives, twin brothers, and co-founders of MANG, Keith and Kyle Mang, will be on-site to discuss sustainability and strategic innovation, like their “Buy One. Plant One.” initiative, which plants a mangrove for every MANG product sold. Fox Racing and WMR Performance Competition—whose cutting-edge sporting goods the center carries—will host interactive bike demonstrations throughout the day. Staff will also lead guests on guided mountain bike trail tours, where they can put their off-road cycling savvy to the test.
Throughout the weekend, bites and cold drinks courtesy of Zen Coast will be available at the Kayak Café, located inside Lost River Outdoor Center. Food truck purveyor 681 Seafood & Southern Bites will serve food on Saturday between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Live music performances will feature local musicians like Scott Benge of Port St. Lucie.
On Sunday, the Love Boat’s historical eco tours will resume at 9 a.m., followed by a 5K & 10K Trail Run/Walk led by Down to Run co-founders, Andre and Ludi Chaves, at 9:30 a.m.
All-day activities include Face Painting By Karla, who will transform little ones into fairy princesses, Disney characters, or their favorite Marvel superheroes; disc golf demonstrations; and mountain bike trail tours. The Bryce Allyn Band is scheduled to perform on the patio from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For more information, visit lostriveroutdoorcenter.com.