Bird Fest 2014

Where: Rock Creek Park Nature Center in Washington, D.C.

When: Exhibitors, games, and performances are from 10 a.m. to

Why: In honor of International Migratory Bird Day, the National Park Service and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center are co-hosting a festival which will take place at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 17.

This free, family-friendly event will feature guided bird hikes, bird banding demonstrations, live birds of prey, a variety of fun and educational games and crafts for kids, interactive exhibits by conservation organizations, a bird-themed planetarium show, and musical performances by local school groups.

There will be something for everyone, so bring the whole flock!

This Year's Exhibitors Include:

  • City Wildlife
  • District Department of the Environment
  • DC Audubon
  • Earth Conservation Corps
  • Junior Duck Stamp Program
  • National Audubon Society
  • National Park Service
  • Rock Creek Conservancy
  • Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service


The Rock Creek Park Nature Center is located at 5200 Glover Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20015, near the intersection of Military Road and Glover Road.

The Friendship Heights and Fort Totten Metro stops are the closest. From either Metro stop, take the E-2, E-3, or E-4 bus to the intersection of Glover and Military Roads.

Look to your left and follow the trail up to the Nature Center.

Questions about the festival? Contact Us

Bird Fest 2014 is organized by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and National Park Service.

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