Palm Coast Aquatics Center

Labor Day marks the official end of summer—and a much-needed—extended break after school has returned. Wave jumping, sand sunning and skimming through the water are great ways to say farewell to the golden rays of summer. But if you’re searching for something fresh and new, we have some ideas for you.

Cast a Line: Unleash your inner fisherman at some of Flagler’s best fishing spots. From the pier to the Intracoastal, find your favorite scenic solace to indulge in peace and camaraderie with loved ones. Find all the teeming locations.

Keep Cool: If the beaches aren’t calling but the sun is smoldering, visit the Palm Coast Aquatics Center for a refreshing dip. Climbing structures, tennis courts and multipurpose fields are located in Belle Terre Park for some energy-burning fun before a jump in the water. Pool hours are from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. After-hours reservations can also be made. Please note, some sections of the pool may be closed off for classes or events.

Always on: First Fridays at Flagler Beach are tuned up by WQFB 97.3 Surf FM. Enjoy music and festivities the first Friday of each month at Veterans Park.

European Village Farmers Market

Take a stroll through Washington Oaks Garden State Park. The First Friday of each month, enjoy a walk through the flowers and foliage and learn about the grounds. These guided tours are free with paid entry to the park, which is $5 per vehicle.

Make it fruitful at a local market. Claim your favorite finds at the Flagler Beach Farmers Market. Saturday, Sept. 2, take your pick of produce and other finds to prepare for an epic weekend. The market is open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Other weekly markets include the European Village Farmers Market every Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. The market features over 40 local vendors and happens rain or shine.

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