We hope you can join us for some of the in-person events around the Capitol! Visit Tallahassee offers great rates to groups traveling to the capital city at some of Tallahassee’s best hotels. Please visit www.visittallahassee.com/stay for more information.

Community Activities & Events*

From Pensacola to Key West, communities across the state host free local in-person events and activities that bring the health, safety, and well-being of Florida’s children, youth, and families to the forefront.

Children & Youth Advocacy Workshops

We invite partners and supporters to participate and facilitate workshops throughout the year to share resources and learn about important issues affecting all of our Florida citizens.

January -
Celebration of the Hands*

Each year, young children, youth, teachers, and families create custom hand artwork that is proudly displayed in the capital city. These beautiful works of art serve as a daily reminder to legislators and visitors that the future of our children rests in their hands.

January 31
Advocacy Reception & Awards Ceremony*

This special in-person evening affair will include inspirational speakers, entertainment, and networking opportunities, along with the announcement of the 2022 Chiles Advocacy Award and Youth Advocate Award winners.

February 1
Children’s Day*

Children’s Week Florida™ participants will gather in the Capitol Courtyard and Rotunda for a variety of interactive events and educational activities focused on young children and youth. Throughout the day, partners will also have the opportunity to share information with attendees of all ages, including families, young children, teachers, students, and advocates.

*NOTE: All in-person events or large gatherings are contingent upon health and safety guidelines at the time of the
Children’s Week Florida™ event.