City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

By Amy Marcos | Photo: Aaron Burder The City of Tallahassee Parks will be offering a number of outdoor afterschool programs for children beginning on August 31, 2020. From 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. every weekday, these fun afterschool programs will be held at the following 7 Tallahassee parks: Jack McLean — 700 Jack Russell Road Jake Gaither — 801 Bragg Drive Lawrence-Gregory — 1115 Dade Street … Continue reading City of Tallahassee Parks Holding Fun, Socially-Distanced Outdoor Afterschool Programs

Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Cristi McKee Nestled away on the side of Blairstone Road, between Park Avenue and Mahan Road, lies Governor’s Park, a hidden Tallahassee park gem. An ideal spot to picnic, fly a kite, take photos, jog, and walk the dogs, Governor’s Park will surprise visitors in the best way possible. Governor’s Park’s dirt parking lot sits underneath the Blairstone Road overpass, … Continue reading Governor’s Park a Hidden Tallahassee Park Gem

Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

By The Tally Wire Staff | Photo: City of Tallahassee Have you ever wanted to take a virtual drone ride? Here is your chance!  The City of Tallahassee‘s Above Tallahassee now offers virtual drone rides above Tallahassee parks through aerial view videos of the city’s most beloved recreational spots. On their YouTube channel, you can “See our parks with a new perspective as you take … Continue reading Above Tallahassee Offers Free, Virtual Drone Rides Above Tallahassee Parks

4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

By Cristi McKee| Photo: Cristi McKee Social distancing doesn’t mean you have to keep indoors! Amid COVID-19 concerns, you can still participate in outside activities at some of Tallahassee’s local, beautiful parks. Here are 4 of them to consider visiting for a reprieve from indoor activities. Governor’s Park — Truly a hidden Tallahassee gem, Governor’s Park is a prime spot for walking, kite flying, biking, … Continue reading 4 Tallahassee Parks to Social Distance At

6th Annual North Florida Vegetable Festival Taking Place in February

By The Tally Wire staff | Photo: North Florida VegFest On February 29, 2020, the 6th annual North Florida VegFest will take place at Tom Brown Park, located at 501 Easterwood Drive. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., the vegetable festival will conclude around 4:00 p.m. and is hosted by the Tallahassee Vegetarian Community. The purpose of this festival is to promote healthy and sustainable living and … Continue reading 6th Annual North Florida Vegetable Festival Taking Place in February

A Guide to State Parks In (or Around) Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Florida State Parks As the capital of Florida, Tallahassee is most known for the government buildings it is home to, like the “old” and “new” capitol buildings, the Florida Supreme Court, and the Florida Department of Education. What many don’t know is that Tallahassee and its surrounding communities are actually home to numerous historical, unique, and expansive state parks. From … Continue reading A Guide to State Parks In (or Around) Tallahassee

10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them

By Cristi McKee Tallahassee is abundant in gorgeous, woodsy, multi-use parks, with nearly every park in town lending itself to a unique activity which can be done there. Some offer places to canoe, others offer places to swim (any Florida resident knows that one most likely cannot swim and canoe in the same body of water due to alligators), while some parks are optimal for … Continue reading 10 Tallahassee Parks and What to Do at Them