Bird & Nature Festival 2025

  • Date

    Sunday, April 27, 2025

    12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Location

    • Warner Park Community Recreation Center
      1625 Northport Drive
      Madison, WI 53704

Event Description

The 2025 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.

  • All ages welcome
  • Free admission
  • Restrooms available 
  • Free parking

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


  • On-going walkthrough live raptor show and display
  • Exhibits & hands-on activities by nature organizations 
    • Nature Conservancy, Friends of Cherokee Marsh, Wild Warner, and more!
  • Arbor Day Bush Planting and Walk
  • Earth Day Warner Beach Walk
  • View a local eagle's nest by telescope
  • Food carts: Travelin' Tom's Coffee Truck & Kona Ice

Volunteer Opportunity: Interested in assisting? We have various volunteer roles available to make this event a success! To learn more please contact Parks Volunteer Coordinator.

For more information about the event and to exhibit, call Paul Noeldner (608) 698-0104

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