Hummingbird Migration & Nature Celebration: Sept. 11-13, 2015 (9am-5pm)

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Featured Speakers

Robin Whitfield & 2015 T-shirt

Schedule 2015 Hummingbird Celebration

Map 2015 Hummingbird Celebration

Concessions Menu


Ages 13-64 $15
Ages 65+ $10
Ages 5-12 $5
Ages 4 & under Free
12 passenger vehicles $10 per adult

Discounted tickets are available at the Wild Birds Unlimited in Memphis (cash or check only).  

Festival Highlights

  • Hummingbird Viewing and Banding with Southeastern Avian Research -- You may get a chance to release one back into the wild!

  • National Audubon Society's Director of Citizen Science, Kathy Dale, will provide demonstrations and support on the Hummingbirds At Home smartphone app and website
  • Guided Wagon Rides and Nature Walks through Strawberry Plains Audubon Center's 2600-Acre Nature Sanctuary

  • Ground Water Research Institue at the University of Memphis's Water On Wheels mobile will teach about the Memphis Aquifer, the water cycle and its impacts on daily live.
  • Kids' Nature Tent and Activity Area
  • Live Animal Shows
  • Special Guest Speakers
  • Resources for Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Backyard
  • Native Plant Sale
  • Experts on Conservation, Ecology and Bird Migration
  • Local Artists and Vendors Selling Crafts, Art, Bird Feeders, Gifts, Souvenirs, etc. (Please bring your own bag for purchases. Some vendors do not accept credit cards)
  • Food and drinks will be available at concession stand

Important Information:
NO smoking, pets, trailers. Coolers are only permitted in parking area.

VOLUNTEER! Are you interested in getting an inside look at the Hummingbird Migration Celebration and helping out with one of the biggest nature festivals in the country? Be a volunteer! For more information contact Mike Muraco or fill out the festival volunteer forms in the link below:
2015 Hummingbird Volunteers

Help us with our goal of creating a sustainable, low waste festival!!

We make reducing our waste and hosting a more sustainable festival one of our main goals. And you can help us!

  • Carpool!
  • Bring or buy a sturdy, reusable water bottle
  • Look for recycling bins, compost areas and trash cans -- Make sure to throw your trash in the right place
  • Reduce waste whenever you can.
  • Bring reusable bags for shopping!

See video
Bob Sargent discussing banding Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

See video
2014 Strawberry Plains Promotional Video

See video
2011 Hummingbird Celebration Video

Thanks to our 2015 Festival Sponsors:

American Pacific Paneling, Inc. Bank of Holly Springs
B & B Concrete Behind the Big House
Bob and Sheryl Bowen Booker Hardware
Carlisle's Big Star Charles and Lee Parrott
Citizen's Bank Collierville Animal Clinic
Colonel Steve & Charlotte Icardi Cousin's Express
DeSoto Magazine Eagle Optics
Fed-Ex First State Bank
Graphic Systems, Inc. Tom and Jane Heineke
Holly Springs Rotary Club Holly Springs Tourism
Holly Springs Tourism Hunter Douglas
JabberBlabber Jones & Schneller, PLLC
Kirkwood National Golf Club & Cottages Kroger
Liddy's Health Mart Waste Connections (ASCO)
Memphis Hearing Aid Merchants & Farmers Bank
Natural History Education Co. of the Midsouth Northcentral EPA
NovaCopy Parker-Hannifin Racor Division
The Rebel 95.3/97.7; Big Country 105.5/100.1 State Farm - Ellis Stubbs, agent
WEVL 89.9 Wild Birds Unlimited


Need more information? Interested in bringing a bus or a group?

Contact Us!
Mike Muraco

For more information about Holly Springs, contact the Holly Springs Tourism Office:
Holly Springs Tourism
195 East Van Dorn Ave.
Holly Springs MS 38635

Toll Free 888-687-4765 Local 662-252-2515

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