- 2:00 am
Location: First Data Field 525 NW Peacock Blvd, Port St Lucie, FL 34986, Port Saint Lucie, Florida 34986
Touch-a-Truck, Demonstrations and a kid’s zone with FREE BOUNCE HOUSES. Food trucks, vendors, giveaways and the SLC Reading Coalition will round out the activities planned for this year’s Safety Festival
The Festival will be filled with displays from the First Responders including: fire trucks, rescue vehicles, police cruisers, motorcycles, armored personnel carriers, robots, heavy equipment, school buses, bomb disposal unit, EMS, boats, 4-wheelers and more. Each will distribute information on how to keep your home, your family and our community safe.
Live demonstrations are the centerpiece of the Festival. Attendees will see the SLC Fire Rescue Unit in action with the Jaws of Life as they ‘pull an accident victim from a car.’ The SLC Sheriff’s Office will thrill the crowd with their K-9 Unit. The Port St. Lucie Police SWAT Team will perform a precision based rescue operation and the Florida State Fire Marshall will put on a dramatic demonstration when they set a trailer on fire and extinguish it.
A long list of organizations will be onsite and provide safety information. In addition to the SLC Fire District, SLC Sheriff, and PSL Police, participants will include the SLC Kids Safety Coalition, St. Lucie Public Schools, Fish & Wildlife Commission, Emergency Management Services, Division of Forestry, Coast Guard Auxiliary, United Veterans, Blood One and more. Information will be available on hurricane safety, school and school bus safety, fire prevention, pedestrian and bicycle safety, home safety, boating and water safety, skin and dental safety, how to protect your ID, animal safety, car seat safety and more.
The SLC Safety Festival hours are 9am-2pm. There will be a SL Mets vs Clearwater Threshers game following the event with the first pitch scheduled for 6:30pm.
For more information please visit slcsafetyfest.com.