Join us for the Center’s annual festival celebrating all things raptor! All 15 resident birds in our Raptor Program await you on the trails. Birds fly right overhead at raptor flight shows. Sign up for a personal meet & greet to have your picture taken with your favorite Raptor! All proceeds support our resident Raptors. Food trucks will be onsite if you would like to purchase food.
$15 adults | $8 youth | Free 2 & under
Purchase your tickets when you arrive at Bayside Middle School for your free shuttle bus to take you to and from the Center.
Eagle Meet & Greet: Glory | 9:00am – 11:00am
Silent Auction | 9:00am – 3:30pm
Your Photo with a Raptor (details below) | 10:00am – 3:45pm
Raptor Flight Shows | Times TBD
Eagle Meet & Greet: Valkyrie | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Talon Quest Adventure Hike | 9:00am – 3:30pm
The main way to see our birds! Pick up an Xtreme Passport at the Admissions gate and follow clues in the passport to discover Schlitz Audubon’s resident Raptors on our trails!
Drop-In Activities (ongoing throughout the day)
Build an Eagle Nest
Get the Lead Out
What’s That Smell?
Owl Pellet Dissection
Bird Weight Lifting
Flight ID Station
Photo Shoot Schedule
Register for your photo and personal meet & greet on the day of the event. A schedule will be posted by mid-September. Register and pay for photos at the front desk in the Great Hall, then arrive 5 minutes prior to your scheduled time. $10 per photo, with a few exceptions. More than one person may be in your photos.
Parking and Transportation
Parking is at Bayside Middle School. Free shuttle buses will take you to the Center and return you to the school parking lot.
A limited number of onsite parking spots are available for purchase below for $10. Anyone with a disabled parking placard or plate is welcome to park at the Center at no additional charge.
This event takes place rain or shine.