Hummingbird Migration Celebration: Sept. 5-7, 2014 (9am-5pm)

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Featured Speakers

2014 Map 

2014 Schedule

2014 Featured Artist and T-Shirt

2014 Food Menu

Photo Gallery

Watch these videos below to see what you can expect at this year's festival!

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$15 for adults (13 - 64 years old)
$10 for seniors
$10 per person for people traveling in 12 passenger van or greater (to cut down on parking) -- Driver admitted free.
$5 for children 5 - 12 years old
Children under 5 years old admitted free.

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

Festival Highlights

  • Hummingbird Viewing and Banding with the Hummer/Bird Study Group -- You may get a chance to release one back into the wild!
  • Guided Wagon Rides and Nature Walks through Strawberry Plains Audubon Center's 2600-Acre Nature Sanctuary
  • Kids' Nature Tent
  • 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 Susie Murphy or fill out the festival volunteer form at the bottom of the page.

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!

Thanks to our 2014 Festival Sponsors:

American Pacific Paneling, Inc. Bank of Holly Springs
B&B Concrete Behind the Big House Tour, Holly Springs, MS
Byers Law Firm, LLC Bob and Sheryl Bowen
Booker Hardware Byhalia Garden Club
Carlisle's Big Star Citizens Bank
Collierville Animal Clinic Cousin's Express
DeSoto Magazine Eagle Optics
First Security Bank First State Bank
Graphic Systems, Inc. Tom & Jane Heineke
Holly Springs Rotary Club Holly Springs Tourism & Recreation Bureau
Hunter Douglas Colonel Steve & Charlotte Icardi
Kirkwood National Golf Club & Cottages Memphis Hearing Aid
Merchants & Farmers Bank Natural History Education Co. of the Midsouth
North Central EPA Parker-Hannifin Raycor Division
Charles and Lee Parrott David Person
The Rebel 95.3/97.7; Big Country 105.5/100.1 State Farm - Ellis Stubbs, agent
Tyson Drugs, Inc. Waste Connections of MS
WEVL 89.9 Wild Birds Unlimited
Kroger Cargill


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

Contact Us!
Susie Murphy

For more information about Holly Springs, contact the Holly Springs Tourism Office:
Holly Springs Tourism
148 East College Ave. Holly Springs MS 38635
Toll Free 888-687-4765 Local 662-252-2515 Fax 662-252-2696

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