2019 Snake Day at Elachee

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. Visit with nearly two dozen regional herpetological experts who entertain audiences with live demonstrations of exotic species of snakes, alligator, lizards, turtles, tortoises, toads and frogs. 

DATE: Saturday, September 14, 2019 Special thanks to Elachee 2019 Snake Day presenting annual sponsor Northside Hospital and event sponsors Tipton Construction Company and Jackson Electric Membership Corporation.

TIME: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or Shine

ADMISSION: Pay at the Gate

PARKING: FREE shuttles to/from designated parking areas.

Elachee Nature Science 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
  • Project Pine Snake
  • Scalebrations
  • The Rattlesnake Conservancy
  • Those Reptile Guys with Clint Eller
  • 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 and take in the new outdoor interpretive exhibits, make reptile-related crafts and get faces painted! While at Elachee, browse the Nature Shop for a souvenir toy snake and snag Snake Day t-shirts for the family! 

Become a Snake Day Exhibitor

Call us at 770-535-1976.