March 6th and 7th 2021


Make it a Getaway  Admission

In alignment with Callaway Gardens’ mission of “connecting people and nature in ways that benefit both,” we present to you – BirdFest.

This two-day festival will feature bird-related vendors, arts and crafts, live bird shows, kids’ games, and more!

Kids of all ages can learn about protecting our native bird species, take photos with exotic bird species, create a variety of bird-centric arts and crafts, and much, much more. BirdFest promises to be an educational and exciting opportunity to learn more about our feathered friends. We hope to see you here!

This festival is included in general Gardens admission, (FREE for Annual Members and Resort Guests)!

Children 12 & under dressed as a bird will receive FREE ADMISSION to Callaway Gardens!


2021 Birdfest Schedule

10:00 AMCallaway Gardens Discovery Center Opens
10:00 AM-4:00 PMBird-Themed Crafts – Discovery Center Classrooms
10:00 AM-4:00 PMBird-Themed Games – Discovery Center Courtyard
10:00 AM-4:00 PMDiscovery Tables/Vendors – Discovery Center Lobby
10:00 AM-10:30 AMEarthQuest Live Bird Presentation– Condor Landing, rear of Discovery Parking Lot
11:00 AM-11:30 AM Birds of Prey Program – Discovery Amphitheater
12:00 PM-12:30 PMEarthQuest Live Bird Presentation– Condor Landing, rear of Discovery Parking Lot
1:00 PM-1:30 PM Birds of Prey Program – Discovery Amphitheater
3:00 PM-3:30 PM Birds of Prey Program – Discovery Amphitheater

Make it a Getaway  Admission

Additional questions? Please reach out to the Department of Education.

Our Callaway Commitment

When you’re ready to travel, we look forward to welcoming you back to our outdoor escape as a Callaway Gardens visitor and/or overnight Resort guest.


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