Anna Maria Island Beach Rules & Regulations

Anna Maria Island beach rules and regulations are governed by Florida State law, Manatee County ordinances, Anna Maria ordinances, Holmes Beach ordinances, and Bradenton Beach ordinances. These rules are in place for the safety of beach goers and protection of wildlife, park land, and environment. So enjoy your time at the beach but please follow the rules. No one wants their beach day ruined with a citation.

  • No consumption or possession of alcohol
  • No glass
  • No assembly without permit
  • No pets except service animals
  • No vehicles, golf carts or bicycles except wheelchairs
  • No disturbing or feeding wildlife
  • No removal of natural resources
  • No littering
  • No  grills or fires
  • No fireworks
  • No camping
  • No landing or launching watercraft except surfboards, sailboats, catamarans, kayaks
  • No throwing games or propelled objects
  • No lights, unattended chairs and cabanas, screens, umbrellas, between sunset and sunrise during turtle nesting season May 1 to October 31
  • Do not approach turtles or nests
  • Leave nests and signs undisturbed
  • Leave only your footprints
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