Bird & Nature Festival 2023

Date & Time: 
Sunday, April 23, 2023 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Warner Park
2930 North Sherman Avenue
Madison, WI

The 2023 Bird & Nature Festival is a free, family-friendly event celebrating Madison Bird City, Arbor Day and Earth Day.  See live birds by Open Door Bird Sanctuary and visit nature displays throughout the day.  Plan 30-45 minutes for your visit anytime between 12 and 4 pm, during this ongoing event. 

See, Do, Explore!   See birds of prey including a hawk and eagles up close with Open Door Bird Sanctuary! 

  • Tree planting - approx. at 1:00pm
  • Exhibits & hands-on activities by nature organizations
    • Nature Conservancy; Friends of Cherokee Marsh, Wild Warner, and more!
  • View a local eagle's nest by telescope
  • Food carts: Jakarta Cafe, Tom's Travelin' Coffee Truck and Kona Ice
  • A visit from Maynard the Duck, Madison Mallard's mascot 
  • All ages welcome
  • Music
  • Free admission
  • Restrooms available inside the shelter
  • Free parking

For more information, call Paul Noeldner (608) 698-0104


Event Cost: Free
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Pre-Registration?: No
American Sign Language (ASL) Provided?: No
Event Website: Bird & Nature Adventures