2021 Snake Day

Wildlife Festival

Meet Creatures that Slither, Crawl, Flap and Caw

Elachee Nature Science Center's 2021 Snake Day Wildlife Festival is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Elachee Nature Science Center.

Elachee will transform its reptilian festival to also celebrate other native and exotic wildlife. Meet expert herpetology, birding and ecology experts. Enjoy exciting reptile, raptor and forestry demonstrations and related activities. We will also have a petting zoo!

Saturday, September 11, 2021

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.



Elachee Nature Science Center
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504


Pay at the Gate

  • General Admission: $10 per person (ages 2 and older)
  • Elachee Members: $5 per person (ages 2 and older)


Free parking and shuttles to/from designated parking areas.

Elachee Nature Science Center is pleased to offer this seasonal public education programming to help children and nature lovers learn more about the natural world around us.


Festival Activities


Touch a Snake and other Species

Native and Exotic Species

Birds of Prey Demonstrations

Live Animal Showcases and Exhibits

Ecology and Forestry Programs


  • One Man Band (David Court)
  • Nigel the Nighthawk (UNG)

Food Vendors

  • Double Cakes
  • Frozen Frenzee
  • Hot Dog Ninja


  • AWARE Wildlife Center
  • Blue Ridge Raptors
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center
  • Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
  • Dunwoody Nature Center
  • Georgia Audubon and guest speaker Corina Newsome
  • Georgia Mountain Falconry
  • Georgia DNR-Smithgall Woods
  • Hall County Mobile Library
  • Andy Howington
    (Crocodile and Snakes)
  • Jefferson Middle School
    (Jennifer McAuley and 7th Grade Science Students)
  • Lozano Farms (Petting Zoo)
  • Monarchs Across Georgia
  • Morgan Swank, children’s author and creator of Mort
  • New Urban Forestry
  • Scalebrations
  • University of North Georgia Box Turtle Project