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Event: 2015 Hummingbird Festival


They are among the smallest birds in the world and on Aug. 15, you will be able to get a close up view of the tiny creatures at Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s annual Hummingbird Festival. The free event will take place at Reedy Creek Nature Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine.

Bring the entire family and enjoy an afternoon of activities while learning amazing facts about hummingbirds.  It is recommended to arrive early as the best time to see hummingbirds is between 9 – 11 a.m.

Activities include:

  • Art show
  • Bird banding demonstrations
  • Natural Play Area by the North Carolina Zoo
  • Children’s activities
  • Informational talks
  • Nature hikes
  • Geocaching
  • Vendors and food trucks
  • And more!