PUBLIC PROGRAM: Snake Day 2019

Date & Time
September 14th, 2019 10:00 AM

Touch a Snake, and More!

This is a festival of all things reptilian. Get up close and personal with creatures that slither and crawl at Elachee’s 27th Annual Snake Day. This seasonal nature education festival is a family-friendly favorite. The 2019 Snake Day at Elachee Nature Science Center is presented by annual sponsor Northside Hospital and event sponsor Tipton Construction Company.   

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine
Admission (Pay at the Festival Entrance): $10 Per Person (ages 2 and older); Elachee Members $5 Per Person
Parking: FREE shuttles to/from designated parking areas... courtesy of Hayes Automotive Group and Hall County Schools.

Elachee Nature Science Center – Visitor Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

Snake Day 2019 Exhibitors

Elachee is delighted to welcome these regional and local herp experts!

  • Ashton Biological Preserve
  • Georgia Herp Society
  • Georgia Reptile Society
  • Scalebrations
  • The Rattlesnake Conservancy
  • Those Reptile Guys with Clint Eller
    Scheduled Public Presentations: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    “An Introduction to Reptiles and Amphibians”
  • Gary and Phyllis Ruther
  • University of Georgia Herp Club
  • University of North Georgia-Biology Department
  • Jefferson Middle School

Food Vendors, and More!

Wet your whistle and buy your lunch from:

  • Dickey’s Pit Barbeque
  • Frozen Frenzee
  • Hot Dog Ninja

Other Festival Highlights At this action packed festival, paid admission allows guests to also take guided hikes, visit Elachee’s live animal exhibits (scheduled Meet & Greets with Elachee resident reptiles at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.) and take in the new outdoor interpretive exhibits, make reptile-related crafts and get faces painted! Enjoy being entertained by the One Man Band (David Court), and while at Elachee, browse the Nature Shop for a souvenir toy snake and snag Snake Day t-shirts for the family!