Festivals

Participant holds an Atlantic Horseshoe Crab at our annual Horseshoe Crab Festival at Jamaica Bay. Photo: Camilla Cerea
NYC Audubon educates and connects New Yorkers of all ages with nature in the city through fun and informative festivals, providing participants with valuable opportunities to learn about wild birds and their habitats. We hold multiple festivals throughout the year at Jamaica Bay and Governors Island that feature engaging programs and activities fun for the whole family. All festivals are free and open to the public. 
Monarch Butterfly on Milkweed. Photo: Don Riepe
Monarch Butterfly on Milkweed. Photo: Don Riepe
4TH ANNUAL JAMAICA BAY MONARCH & POLLINATOR FESTIVAL
Sunday, September 19, 10am-2pm
With American Littoral Society, National Park Service, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy
Join us at Jamaica Bay for a festival celebrating monarch butterflies and other pollinators like moths, bees, and birds! Enjoy walks around Jamaica Bay's trails and other activities throughout the day. This event will be fun for adults and kids alike. RSVP preferred. No limit. Free (suggested donation $10).
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