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Beach Bash 2023

The Manatee County Gator Club hosts events throughout the year to give Gators across our community opportunities to meet up and cheer on the Gators as well as to raise money for our Scholarship Fund.  Past events included watch parties, carnivals, happy hours, and more. Stay tuned for information about future events.

2024 Upcoming events

wednesday, February 14th - Gator Day
Gator Day, an annual event held in Tallahassee during each legislative session, advances the University of Florida’s education and land grant mission through advocacy, education, and communication. All Gators are encouraged to show their support on social media.
Online Event - All Day

Thursday, February 15th - Gator Nation Giving Day
Stand Up and Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day is a full 24-hour fundraising event, calling on all University of Florida alumni, students, faculty, staff, families and friends to come together to support UF and all of its areas of positive impact in our state, nation and world!
Online Event - All Day

Thursday, February 15th - Gator Nation Giving Day Happy Hour
Celebrate Gator Nation Giving Day by joining us at Motorworks Brewing for Happy Hour
motorworks brewing - 5:30pm

saturday, February 17th - Tampa Bay Lightning Game Hosted by Tampa Gator Club
The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Florida Panthers in a Sunshine State showdown. To purchase your ticket you must contact Ben Salo with the Tampa Bay Lightning at 813.301.6623 or at A portion of ticket sales goes to our scholarship funds.
amalie arena - 5:00pm

saturday, may 18th - international gator day Service Project
A day in which Gator Clubs® and Affiliate Groups around the world unite to utilize the size and spirit of the Gator Nation® to positively impact local communities.  Gators will join together to support projects and programs within their local communities, using their time and talents to serve others.

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