Registration for 10th Anniversary Winter Wildlife Festival Begins November 15

Thursday, November 14, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Winter Wildlife Festival in 2020 and registration begins Friday, November 15. The annual festival is a celebration of the rich landscape and abundant, unique wildlife that can be found in our coastal community during the winter months. The weekend includes a free keynote reception with renowned birding consultant, Sharon "Birdchick" Stiteler, as well as wildlife excursions, walk-up workshops, an exhibit hall, and children's activities.

The festival headquarters is located at Princess Anne Recreation Center, but activity locations vary. For information on the excursions, workshops, and other activities as well as to register, visit Many of the popular excursions fill quickly, so participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible to secure their spot.

The 10th anniversary Winter Wildlife Festival is presented in partnership with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.


About Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation strives to promote healthy lifestyles and protect the City's coastal environment, as well as to ensure all residents – regardless of their physical, social and economic circumstances – can access Parks & Recreation programs. The department's vision is to be the national leader in providing enriching and memorable lifelong experiences. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, visit or call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 757-711 Virginia Relay). Sign up for Parks & Rec email newsletters at Find us on Facebook at

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