COVID-19 Safety Plan

SLC Safety Festival Operating Guidelines 2021

Overall Goal – To have a successful outdoor Festival while keeping everyone safe under all COVID and safety guidelines per CDC and County.

All employee/volunteers/exhibitors/board members will be educated on our COVID safety plan.

Hand sanitizer dispensers will be available throughout the Festival site with signs that state sanitize your hands, social distance and wear a mask.  Additional signs will be strategically placed throughout the property.

Vendors

Will be spaced 6’ apart and adhere to guidelines for social distancing. One way traffic in vendor area with signs and social distance reminders.  Hand sanitizer will be available.  Please bring enough masks for you and your staff.

Bathrooms

Hand sanitizer will be stationed outside port-o-lets and follow social distancing guidelines.

Public Announcements

Will be made throughout the Festival to remind attendees of the CDC guidelines to wear a mask,  social distance and use hand sanitizer.

Attendance

This is a free event to the public.  The is no admission or parking costs.  We will be monitoring the area throughout the day to make adjustments to the flow or capacity as needed.

COVID Symptoms

Anyone who has or thinks they might have COVID symptoms should stay home. 

SPONSORS/VENDORS/ATTENDEES:

DO NOT COME TO THE SAFETY FESTIVAL IF YOU HAVE OR THINK YOU MIGHT HAVE COVID SYMPTOMS.

K-9 Demonstration

Exciting Demonstrations at Safety Festival

All Florida Security, a security company based in St. Lucie County for the past two years, is sponsoring The Ladies Right to Survive demonstration at the 6th Annual Safety Festival on April 24. The live demonstration will focus on how to avoid or overcome attacks; how to use your being for effective defense; how to use any weapon available for defense; and several other facets to help women stay safe.

The Ladies Right to Survive is one of several live demonstrations that will be held during the event. The Port St. Lucie Police will perform SWAT and K-9 demonstrations. The St. Lucie Fire District will have their burn trailer and Jaws of Life demonstrations. Several other demonstrations and currently being developed.

The Safety Festival will be held at Clover Park (home of the Mets) on Saturday, April 24. The event opens at 9am and will close at 2pm. Admission and parking are free. COVID precautions will be in place and updated as the date approaches.

This is a family friendly event with free admission, free parking and free bounce houses for the kids. The live demonstrations will begin at 9:30 am.

Attendees are invited to meet our First Responders and check out some of the equipment they use to keep our community safe. The Sheriff’s Bomb Squad and Dive Team will answer your questions; EMT’s and Medics will show you the inside of their trucks and the specialized tools they use to save lives. FWC will display one of their boats and dive equipment. Many other organizations will provide safety information during the event.

Static displays, food trucks, a variety of vendors and kids zone are also part of the days activities.

The mission of the Safety Festival is to showcase the outstanding work being done by our local First Responders and provide important safety information to those who attend.

WPBF 25’s News Anchors and staff will be on hand to help announce the day’s events. It’s your chance to meet the people who bring us the News and keep us updated during every emergency.

Some of the First Responders and other organizations scheduled to participate include the Port St. Lucie Police Department, St. Lucie Fire District, St. Lucie County Sheriff, Florida Health Department, Safe Kids, Cleveland Clinic-Martin Health, St. Lucie Public Schools, City of Port St. Lucie, All Florida Security, FWC (Fish and Wildlife Commission) and One Blood – which will be taking blood donations; Air Methods, St. Lucie County Public Safety, Emergency Management, Environmental Resources, Safer St. Lucie, Florida Division of Forestry, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Southern Eagle Distributing, Peter W. Busch Family Foundation, Keep PSL Beautiful, Price Fire, Seniors vs Crime and more.

For vendor or sponsorship information, please call (772) 337-0049 or visit slcsafetyfest.com

Safety Festival - 2020

Safety Festival Rescheduled – October 24th

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Safety Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 24. The event was originally scheduled for April but was postponed as a result of the statewide shutdown.

The Safety Festival, now in its 6th year showcases our local First Responders and what they are doing to keep our community safe. COVID-19 has impacted all of us. First Responders and Health Department personnel will be available to answer some of your questions.

“There is so much to do and see…we were thrilled to be there…the turnout was super…a wonderful event for the whole community…we had a fabulous time,” these are just a few of the comments from people who attended last year’s Safety Festival.

The 6th Annual Safety Festival is moving to Tradition Landing for this event. In addition to the demonstrations, touch-a-trucks, vendors, kids zone and other activities this year’s Festival will partner with the Tradition Pumpkin Patch. Up to 2000 pumpkins will be given away. And there will also be a Dance Fit Celebration to benefit the Education Foundation.

The Safety Festival kicks off at 9am and concludes at 2pm. Admission and parking are both free. Attendees will be able to meet our local First Responders including Fire Chief Nate Spera; PSL Police Chief John Bolduc; Ron Parrish, Public Safety Director; Clint Sperber, Health Officer; Wayne Gent, Superintendent of Public Schools and others. And you’ll learn about what they are doing to keep our community safe. News Anchors and reporters from WPBF TV 25 will also be onsite for photos and to answer your questions.

Kids of all ages will be able to climb on and get photos with fire trucks, bulldozers, brush trucks, police cruisers, motorcycles, helicopter and so much more.

The following are agencies planning to participate in the 6th annual Safety Festival. This list is subject to change depending on the pandemic: St. Lucie County Fire District, Port St. Lucie Police Department, Air Methods, St. Lucie Public Schools, St. Lucie County Public Safety, Emergency Management, Environmental Resources, Safer St. Lucie, Fish and Wildlife, Florida Division of Forestry, Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Martin Health-Cleveland Clinic, City of Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie County, Blood One, Southern Eagle Distributing, Peter W. Busch Family Foundation, Toyota Center of Stuart, Education Foundation St. Lucie and more.

For vendor or sponsorship information, please call Lisa at (772) 337-0049 or visit slcsafetyfest.com.

SLC Safety Festival Event

New Date for 2020 Safety Festival

St. Lucie Safety Festival Swat Demo

SLC Safety Festival Returns – April 27, 2019

The largest safety event on the Treasure Coast returns to First Data Field (home of the Mets), April 27, 2019.  The 5th Annual SLC Safety Fest, which was created to showcase our local First Responders is open from 9am to 2pm.

Featured attractions include an action-packed SWAT demonstration, a incredible Jaws of Life demo, a dynamic K-9 demo, an impressive Fire demonstration and more.  First Responders will show attendees some of the things they do to keep our community safe.  Touch-a-truck, static displays, food court, vendors, free kid’s zone and a variety of safety information will also be available for attendees to enjoy.

St. Lucie County Safety Festival K9 Demo

Some of the participating agencies include the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Fire District, Port St. Lucie Police Department, Air Rescue, St. Lucie Public Schools, Public Safety, Emergency Management, Marine Safety, Safer St. Lucie, 911, Fish and Wildlife, Division of Forestry, Highway Patrol, Southern Eagle Distributing, Busch Family Foundation, Martin Health Systems, Department of Health, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, One Blood, National Hurricane Center, Animal Control, St. Lucie Kids Safety Coalition and more.

The SLC Safety Festival is free to attend with free parking.  For vendor or sponsorship information, please call Lisa at (772) 337-0049 or visit slcsafetyfest.com.

Motorcycle and K-9’s Featured at Safety Festival

Port St. Lucie Police Departments Motorcycle UnitThe Port St. Lucie Police Departments Motorcycle Unit will be a new feature at this year’s Safety Festival.

“The Unit will demonstrate their skill and expertise,” stated PSL Police Chief John Bolduc.  “It’s a fun and exciting demonstration that will thrill the crowd,” he added.

K-9 DemonstrationIn addition, the PSL Police Department will also bring their K-9 Unit.

“The K-9 Officers have incredible skills.  They are able to identify drugs, run down a suspect and work hand-in- hand with other Officers to protect our community,” added Bolduc.

The 2018 Safety Festival will also feature live demonstrations by the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and St. Lucie County Fire District, including the first ever SWAT Team/SWAT Medic demo.  It is the largest safety event on the Treasure Coast and includes Touch-a-truck, static displays, a food court, vendors, Free kid’s zone and a variety of safety information for attendees to enjoy.

SLC Sheriff & Fire District Swat

Sheriff and Fire District team up for Live Demonstration

Showcasing the exciting new partnership between the St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office and St. Lucie Fire District, the 2018 Safety Festival will feature a SWAT scenario requiring the firefighter/paramedic members of the team to work hand-in-hand with their law enforcement counterparts.

“This demo will show how our SWAT medics work in tandem with other SWAT members to provide safety and backup in dangerous situations,” stated Fire Chief Nate Spera.

Swat demonstration st lucie countyThe demonstration will be one of several featuring our local First Responders.  Jaws-of-Life returns along with a new HazMat demo from our Firefighters/Medics. The Port St. Lucie Police will feature their new motorcycles in an exciting demonstration of skill.  K-9’s, a fan favorite will also return.  WPBF 25 a proud sponsor will also bring out many of their on-air personalities to meet the public, answer questions and be available for photos.

The Safety Festival returns to First Data Field (Home of the Mets) on Saturday, April 28 from 9am to 2pm.  It is the largest safety event on the Treasure Coast and includes Touch-a-truck, static displays, a food court, vendors, kid’s zone, giveaways and a variety of safety information for attendees to enjoy.

Participating agencies include the St. Lucie County Fire District,      St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, Port St. Lucie Police Department, Air Rescue, St. Lucie Public Schools, St. Lucie County Public Safety, Emergency Management and Marine Safety, Safer St. Lucie,  Fish and Wildlife, Florida Division of Forestry, Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Department of Health, US Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Blood One, Southern Eagle Distributing, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, and more.

 

SLC Safety Festival

SLC Safety Festival Sets Date – April 28, 2018

Saturday, April 28th has been selected as the date for the 4th Annual SLC Safety Festival.  It will be held at First Data Field (Home of the Mets) from 9am to 2pm.  The safety event is the largest safety event on the Treasure Coast and features our local First Responders.

Exciting live demonstrations showcase some of the things our First Responders do to keep our community safe.  Touch-a-truck, static displays, food court, vendors, kid’s zone and a variety of safety information is available for attendees to enjoy.

Participating agencies include St. Lucie County Fire District, SLC Sheriff, Port St. Lucie Police, Air Rescue, SL Public Schools, Public Safety, Emergency Management, Marine Safety, Safer St. Lucie, 911, Lifeguards, Hurricane Preparedness, Fish and Wildlife, Division of Forestry, Highway Patrol, Southern Eagle Distributing, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, Department of Health, US Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, American Red Cross, Blood One, National Hurricane Center, Nuclear Power Plant Alert, Animal Control,  Tobacco Free Florida, Bike Helmet Safety, SL Kids Safety Coalition and more.

PSL Swat Demo

Planning underway for St. Lucie County Safety Festival

The third annual St. Lucie County Safety Festival will be held at Tradition Field on Saturday, April 29. It will include live dramatic safety demonstrations and safety related information from local first responders and more.

The demonstrations will include the Port St. Lucie Police SWAT team, the Florida Fire Marshall’s burn trailer, St. Lucie County Fire Districts Jaws of Life, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit and more. The event will provide attendees information on home, water, auto, child, hurricane, ID safety and more.

Last year more than 10,000 attended the event. If your business, food truck or other organization would like to participate in this multi-agency event, visit www.slcsafetyfest.com.

The event will bring together organizations and agencies from throughout St. Lucie County to provide valuable safety information that affects everyone.

Some of the participating organizations include St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Fire District, Port St. Lucie Police, Emergency Management Services, St. Lucie Kids Safety Coalition, St. Lucie Public Schools, Division of Forestry, Coast Guard Auxillary, Blood One, Treasure Coast Toyota, Southern Eagle Distributing, Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County, Parenting Academy, Fish & Wildlife Commission, SLC Reading Program, Real Stone & Granite, Seacoast Bank, SLC Education Foundation and many others.

There will also be a kids’ zone with free bounce houses, food/drink, vendors and free tickets to the St. Lucie Mets baseball game at 6:30 p.m. Find out how to keep your family safe from the people who know.

 The third annual SLC Safety Festival is free to attend with free parking. For vendor or sponsorship information, visit slcsafetyfest.com or call Lisa at 772-337-0049.
Demonstrations

2016 SLC Safety Festival

The 2016 Safety Festival returns to Tradition Field (home of the Mets) on Saturday, April 23.  It will be an excited day filled with displays, demonstrations and valuable safety information.

Kids and adults, too, are able to interact with St. Lucie County First Responders.  Check out the fire trucks, police cruisers and other emergency vehicles.  Watch the thrilling Port St. Lucie Police SWAT Team demonstration, Florida Fire Marshall’s burn demonstration and more.  Learn about school bus safety and what the St. Lucie County Schools are doing to keep our children safe.

If your business, food truck or other organization would like to participate in this multi-agency event, please visit www.slcsafetyfest.com.  The event will bring together organizations and agencies from throughout St. Lucie County to provide valuable safety information that affects everyone.

Displays will include helicopters, armored personnel carriers, fire trucks, K-9 units, patrol cars, motorcycles and more.  Free safety information will be available on hurricane, fire, swimming, bikes, pedestrian, household safety and more.

There will also be a kid’s zone, arts and crafts, food/drink, vendors and a Mets baseball game at 6:30pm.  Find out how to keep your family safe from the people who know.

The 2016 SLC Safety Festival is free to attend with free parking.  For vendor or sponsorship information, please call Lisa at (772) 337-0049.