Raptor Fest 2018

Date & Time
March 17th, 2018 10:00 AM


Raptor Fest is a seasonal Elachee public nature program with live bird and animal encounters giving children, families and nature lovers the chance to learn more about wild birds of prey.

WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Elachee Visitor Center, 2125 Elachee Dr., Gainesville, GA 30504 DIRECTIONS 

ADMISSION: Pay at the Gate

  • $10 Per Person (ages 2 and older) 
  • Elachee Members $5 Per Person

PARKING: FREE shuttles to/from designated parking areas

Raptor Fest Guest Exhibitors

  • Amicalola Falls Bird of Prey Program
  • Nature’s Echo Live Bird Program
  • Oconee Rivers Audubon Society Bird Artifacts Display
  • Raptor Educator Beth Thomson/Thomson Raptors Live Bird Program
  • Plus others!

Food Vendors

  • Frozen Frenzee (cold and hot beverages)
  • Hot Dog Ninja

Other Activities for Children and Families

  • Entry to Elachee Natural History and Live Animal Exhibits
  • Flying High Fun and Games
    • Falcon Quest Scavenger Hunt
    • Bird Hurdles Obstacle Course
    • Birding and Binoculars Observation Station
    • Wingspans Games
    • Eagle Eye Bean Bag Toss
  • Crafts
  • Face Painting