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Wonders of Wildlife Festival

March 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


The Raptor Center of Tampa Bay invites you to the first Wonders of Wildlife Festival. A family-oriented event created to educate our local communities in a fun and entertaining way about the importance of wildlife. We want everyone in the Tampa Bay area to value, enjoy, and protect our wildlife since understanding nature is crucial to our own well being. The festival provides a opportunity to see our native wildlife up close as well as learn about current threats to their existence.. Come have a day of family fun and see how we can all coexist to maintain the proper balance for sustainability and growth. Through programs, exhibits, and hand-on activities all participants will leave with a better understanding of our natural world and how we can help it.

We believe we have a responsibility to ensure that we are inspiring and developing the next generation of conservation champions, wildlife enthusiasts, and nature lovers to ensure that we are all able to enjoy a landscape rich in wildlife in the future. The Wonders of Wildlife Festival will promote the benefits of doing more to help the local wildlife and the people who serve them.

The Raptor Center of Tampa Bay (a 501(C)3 corporation)rehabilitates over 1000 wild birds and animals each year with a focus on birds of prey. Help us build the Center! Proceeds from the festival will help us build a center to rehabilitate wildlife in the Tampa Bay Area.

The ticket cost for the festival will be $12.00 for adults. Children 18 and under get in free when accompanied by an adult.

Vendors include:

EarthQuest with Steve Hoddy and his magnificent raptors – doing 2 shows, The Florida Aquarium, Florida Skunk Rescue with live skunks, Birds in Helping Hands, Clearwater Audubon with birds from the Wild Raptor Sanctuary at Moccasin Lake Nature Park and they will be doing face painting, The Suncoast Herpetology Society with a Snake Encounter, The Barn Owl Project, Hillsborough County ELLAP and the Wild Land Firefighters, Edufeathers with birds of prey,  Tampa Audubon Society, Wild Birds Unlimited, Tampa Bay Bats with live bats, Mathews Wildlife Rescue with Justin and his alligator, iguana and birds of prey, Tampa Bay Watch, Sunnie and Squirrels, Live Music, Good Food, Arts and Crafts and much, much more!

If you wear a bird costume you can get in free!

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March 23, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Nancy Murrah


EG Simmons Park
2401 19th ave NW
Ruskin, FL 33570 United States
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