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Things to do in St. Lucie County

Welcome to St. Lucie, Florida – home to the historic City of Fort Pierce, the vibrant City of Port St. Lucie & the beautiful uncrowded beaches of Hutchinson Island. Discover an array of activities including our 21 miles of prstine beaches, outdoor & nature adventures, a thriving arts & cultural scene, world-class fishing, golf, & many unique attractions. A variety of accommodations such as hotels, bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals and an all-inclusive resort are available to meet the needs of your ideal Florida getaway. 

Family Fun

  • Urban Air Adventure Park is a fun family entertainment destination - now open in Port St Lucie! Urban Air is not only a fun place for kids but also the kid in all of us. The attractions include go kart racing, wall crawls, laser tag, virtual reality, trampolines and ninja warrior themed courses.
  • St. Lucie County Libraries Take Story Time Outside: Take a Walk, Read a Book, Have an Adventure

    Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 7 and running through Dec. 12, the St. Lucie County Library System will be presenting Pop-Up StoryWalks® at four locations throughout the county. This new outdoor storytime will take place Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. (unless canceled due to weather or holidays).   Learn More Here

 

Arts, Leisure & Music

  • Shop personalized gifts from local artisan Staggwood 
  • Visit a famous museum from the comfort of your own home. Here's a list of famous museums offering a virtual museum tour. This is especially cool for students who are looking for ways to stay on top of their studies while schools are closed.
  • Color Our Collections is a collection of free coloring sheets from around the world. Download, print, and share your favorites with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections!
  • Live Streaming Music from Home. Just because we’re keeping our distance doesn’t mean the music has to stop. Join LiveNation daily for live streams from around the globe — follow artists live from their homes as they share music, stories, and more.
  • Spontaneous live shows are springing up everywhere as musicians, bands and DJs get creative. Check out some of these music steams and virtual concerts to watch as you shelter-in-place.
  • Stay at Home is an Online Music Festival that allows you to watch live shows. You can still support the many musicians who had to cancel their shows by simply staying home and tuning in.  Singing and dancing along encouraged!
  • The Metropolitan Opera is offering nightly free streaming of its performances.  This could be that fancy night in with no dressing up required.
  • With all of our live music festivals and concerts canceled now, orchestras like the Seattle Symphony are offering free musical broadcasts via YouTube and Facebook.
  • Always wanted to be a playwrite? Check out Lauren Gunderson as she helps aspiring artists in quarantine live out their dreams by offering a writing tutorial while quarantined in her home in San Francisco. An added treat is the children screaming in the background.
  • Feeling Isolated? Twitch is an online streaming platform where you can join millions of others to chat, interact, and watch live entertainment in a category of your choosing. 

 

Getting Artsy & Crafty

  • At-Home Wood Crafting made easy. Check out these fun and easy DIY-To-Go Craft Kits from AR Workshop Port St. Lucie – a local boutique DIY wood craft studio.  You just order on-line, pick up your materials, and take them home.  (Thanks to Patty Brookshire for the suggestion!)
  • DIY Hand Sanitizer: A fun crafty way to stay safe during COVID-19
  • Looking to spice up your at-home beverages? Here's an online guide to 20 easy cocktails to make at home.
  • Face Mask Guidelines are now in place for public places. Click here for more details and to learn how to make your own face mask at home. 

High School & College Students

  • Always wished you could go to an Ivy League School? Now's your chance.  Kind of.  Check out these 450 free online courses now being offered by Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale.
  • Adobe Cloud For School's who were based only on lab access:  Adobe cloud is now available and free to all students working from home. 
  • Zoom video conferencing tools free of charge: Any student or teacher who fills out an online form can be given free unlimited access to Zoom
  • 50 great books to entertain quarantined kids, whether they're newborns or high schoolers – Click here

 

Staying Fit 

  • Use your free time to improve your well-being. Yoga is a great outlet to improve mental and phyiscal health with access to limited resources. Check out this beginners guide online.
  • The World Health Organization has released a simple guide to staying healthy during quarantine. 
  • Avoid Being a Couch Potato. Stay fit and keep your body moving with these free online classes offered by places like Golds Gym and Planet Fitness.
  • Here’s a link to all kinds of Free Streaming Workouts to Do From Home During Coronavirus
  • Get your heart pumping and release stress with an at-home workout with local personal trainer Christiana here.

Watching Sports Online

 

Environment & Nature

 

Learning, Literacy, & Language

  • Always wished you could go to an Ivy League School? Now's your chance.  Kind of.  Check out these 450 free online courses now being offered by Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale.
  • Prefer to listen to new books while you lounge or work? Audible is offering free online audio books.
  • Finding yourself at home with kids aged 3-6? Duolingo ABC is a new English literacy app that has been launched early due to the COVID-19 pandemic aimed to aid in teaching children with fun and engaging material.
  • Flex your creative muscle with one of these creative writing prompts here
  • 50 great books to entertain quarantined kids, whether they're newborns or high schoolers – Click here.

 

Disclaimer: Please note, we have created this website as a community resource for St. Lucie County and to the best of our ability have tried to provide content that is true and accurate. These are challenging times and information is changing constantly. We give no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or applicability of any of the contents.