Gulf World celebrates World Oceans Day

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Saturday was World Oceans Day and Gulf World didn't let the rain stop them from celebrating.

Many locals got a chance to learn about protecting the environment. (WJHG/WECP)

The event originally included a beach cleanup, but was cancelled due to weather. But the event at Gulf World Marine Park was still a go.

The event included education booths, kids activities, photo opportunities, a coloring contest, and even a mermaid.

Officials say they encourage people to be mindful on the beach, making sure to keep our beaches clean and beautiful.

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