Festival of Hawks
Saturday September 15 – Sunday September 16, 2018
Saturday September 22-Sunday September 23, 2018
Join the experts from the Holiday Beach Migration Observatory for this annual celebration of the great migration. See thousands of raptors and other birds as they make their journey south. This festival features kid-friendly activities, nature-themed vendors, and a wide range of free programming. Adopt a hawk and banding activities will take place.This is your chance to take in this unique natural spectacle at one of the top bird watching sites in North America. Holiday Beach is ranked as the top hawk watching site in Canada by Audubon Magazine, and the third best in all of North America.
9 am – 3 pm daily; $15 a day/car
Holiday Beach Conservation Area – 6952 County Rd. 50 W., Amherstburg
Join the OPMA experts at their tent by the Hawk Tower as they continue to describe their work with declining purple martins . Members will be on hand to answer your questions about the species, migration, roosts, housing set ups and more-all in full view of the purple martin colony.