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Reminder – The 2023 Winter Wildlife Festival

Winter Wildlife Festival Virginia Beach
The Winter Wildlife Festival is an annual event in Virginia Beach taking place this upcoming January 28 – February 5, 2023. The Featured activities, virtual workshops, and excursions are taking flight! While most workshops are designed for participants ages 13+, there are some fun events on the schedule for kids too!

Here is a selection of the scheduled events that are open to younger ages:

Photography 101 Grades 6-12. Registration required.

  • Saturday, January 21 | 10:30am – 11:30am

Save the Birds! Story and Craft Preschoolers (3-5 years) & K-2nd Graders with caregiver. Registration is required.

  • Saturday, January 28 | 10:15am – 11:00am

TACO Presents: A Celebration of Birds Storytime & Craft – Join us for a story, a bird-friendly craft, and some fun science as we investigate what makes a bird a bird.  Ages 3-7.  Registration is required.

  • Wednesday, February 1 | 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Blue Goose History & Wildlife Tram Tourall ages –  Transportation is included and required for participation. Trip fees cover transportation & state park costs; admission to the refuge is free.
Cost: $15

  • Saturday, January 28 | 12:30pm-5pm
  • Wednesday, February 1 | 8am-12:30pm
  • Saturday, February 4 |  12:30pm-5pm

Cape Henry Tourages 8 & up –
Cost: $15

  • Saturday, January 28 | 8:30am-11:30am

False Cape After Dark all ages –
Cost: $10

  • Saturday, January 28 and Friday, February 3 | 6pm-9pm

Whale Watching Boat Trip; all ages
Cost: $30, ages 12 & up., $25, ages 3-11., Free, under 3

  • Sunday, January 29 | 10am – 12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 2 | 2pm – 4:30pm
  • Sunday, February 5 | 10am – 12:30pm

Find the full schedule of activities and excursions for the 2023 Winter Wildlife Festival Here.

To Register Online: Use your existing account, or create a new account with Virginia Beach Recreation Centers and you can then register on https://ezreg.vbgov.com (you do not need to be a member to register!)