List of 2020 Hummingbird Festivals & Events


We are currently updating our list of 2020 hummingbird festivals and events. If you would like your event considered for listing, or have updates, contact us.

Some events have dates that are still to be announced (TBA). Updates will be posted as announcements are made by event organizers.

We recommend you check with individual festival sponsors to determine the latest schedules and information.

Festival or Event City Date

National Hummingbird Day

Nationwide September 5, 2020
Alaska

Alaska Hummingbird Festival

This is a month-long celebration of the hummingbirds coming back to Alaska. Migratory birds from Central and South America return to the southern panhandle of Alaska. The male Rufous Hummingbirds begin arriving Ketchikan in mid-March and are seen at feeders and flowers throughout Ketchikan by mid-April.

Festival events include guided bird hikes, art shows, and activities for children.

Ketchikan, Alaska April 1-30, 2020
Arizona

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

Sedona Performing Arts Center (SPAC)
Sedona Red Rock High School
995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road

Three days of presentations by hummingbird experts from around the world, banding demonstrations, marketplace exhibits, food concession, birding trips and more.

Sedona, Arizona July 31 - August 2, 2020

Annual High Country Hummers Festival

Near Mountain Wildlife Area

Sponsored by the Arizona Game and Fish Department

Eagar TBA

Southeast Arizona Birding Festival

Events include workshops, nature expo, birding field trips, kids activities, native plant sale, vendors and more

Tucson, Arizona August 5-9, 2020
California

Hummingbird Day - Santa Cruz Arboretum

Hummingbird Day is the central coast’s premier family-oriented educational event celebrating one of nature’s vibrant aerial acrobats, the Hummingbird.

Hummingbirds just can’t resist the temptation of such a plentiful supply of nectar at the Arboretum. During the event, nature lovers of all ages will see and learn about these amazing birds and the gardens that host and support them. Guests will have plenty of opportunities to watch and hear hummingbird courtship shenanigans as well as participate in a variety of activities focused on these amazing creatures.

Santa Cruz, California TBA
Illinois

Annual Hummingbird Festival & Pollination Celebration

Sugar Grove Nature Center

All ages are encouraged to learn about hummingbirds and other pollinators from experts during programs, guided hikes, and garden tours. Learn about native landscaping, see a bee hive up-close, sample honey, and learn from members of the Illinois State University Beekeeping Club! Children will especially enjoy watching puppet shows, making crafts, and overcoming obstacles in a life-sized game of migration. Also featured will be a program and discussion on hummingbird trapping, banding and releasing.

Funks Grove, Illinois TBA
Indiana

Indiana Audubon Hummingbird Migration Celebration

The Indiana Audubon Hummingbird Migration Celebration is a festival about the Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Multiple sponsors and partners provide an opportunity for all to learn about these amazing little birds, how to attract them, and how to keep them coming year after year. Activities include hummingbird banding demonstrations to view hummingbirds up close, guided nature walks, a native plant sale, programs about birds and other pollinators, kid’s activities, vendor booths, live music, and more.

Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary

Connersville, Indiana TBA
Kentucky

Annual Hummingbird Festival: The Great Hummingbird Migration

Location: Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between the Lakes

3146 Silver Trail Road

August brings hundreds of hummingbirds to the area as they migrate south to Central America. You can see as many as 200 of them in a single day at the Nature Station! Join us to celebrate this natural spectacle and watch the backyard beauties as they buzz around the native gardens. Check out hummingbird banding demonstrations that will be ongoing all weekend as biologists catch, tag, and release hummingbirds. Discover how you can help hummingbirds and other migrating wildlife right at your own home! Stroll through our outdoor gallery of local wildlife artists, stop by the native plant sale, and enjoy programs, demonstrations, a hummingbird gift shop, and kids’ crafts and games!

Cadiz, Kentucky TBA
Louisiana

Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration

The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration promotes the unique breeding habitat found in the St. Francisville area. The event offers an opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are banded at two private homes in the St. Francisville area on Saturday.

Hummingbird biologists Linda Beall and Nancy Newfield will capture and band birds at two private gardens in the St. Francisville area. Visitors will have the opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are weighed and measured. In addition, vendors will be at both homes with hummingbird-attractive plants available for sale.

St. Francisville, Louisiana TBA
Mississippi

Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration

Highlights include renowned guest speakers, guided nature walks, live animal shows, kids activity zone, wagon rides, nature-themed arts & crafts vendors, native plant sale and up-close views of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds being banded and released.

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

Holly Springs, Mississippi TBA
New Mexico

Annual Hummingbird Festival

Mimbres Culture Heritage Site

Gila National Forest and Gila Wilderness

Located near Mile Marker 4 on Highway 35 in Mimbres,  New Mexico, this world-famous  archaeological site ​is open to the public.

Mimbres, New Mexico TBA
North Carolina

Annual Hummingbird Festival

Reedy Creek Nature Center
2900 Rocky River Road

Charlotte, North Carolina TBA
Texas

Davis Mountains Hummingbird Celebration

Guest speakers, educational programs, hummingbird viewings, hummingbird banding, field trips, trade shows, silent auctions

Phone 432.426.3015 for details or visit Facebook

Fort Davis, Texas August 19-23, 2020

32nd Annual Rockport-Fulton HummerBird Celebration

Hummingbird speaker programs, birding trips, hummer bus trips, photography classes, self-guided hummer tours, outdoor exhibits, vendors, malls and food booths.

Rockport and Fulton, Texas September 17-20, 2020

 

 

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