Wings over Willapa Festival coming in September

The second annual Wings Over Willapa Festival takes place during the last weekend in September (26-29th) to connect people with birds, nature, and art in celebration of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Located on Washington State’s Long Beach Peninsula, they have a weekend full of guided tours, artist workshops, presentations, and fun-filled events. Whether you’re an experienced birder or just getting acquainted with the great outdoors, nature lovers of all ages are sure to find plenty to do.

  • Tours: Get your boots on the ground or float on the water and explore Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and other natural areas with expert guides.
  • Presentations: Learn about birding, wildlife, and ecology around Willapa from a variety of experts, with a little something for everyone
  • Saturday Night Keynote, Dinner, & Silent Auction: This catered evening features a keynote speaker, opportunities to bid on art, books, and much more.
  • Artist Workshops: Express your creative side in a series of nature-themed hands-on art workshops, and craft your own memento to take home.
  • Kids & Families: Activities abound for kids of all ages but we’ve picked those that are particularly suited for kids and families and made you a list.

The full schedule is on their website at https://wingsoverwillapa.org/events-shop/