Fun for Families!   

 2016 Fun Stations:
 Station name:  Activity:
 Swift Adventure Game  Obstacle Course
 Save Our Swift Craft  Make your own window clings to prevent bird collisions
 Swift Toss
 Fly Like a Swift  Try out life-sized swift wings!
 Selfies with a Swift  Get a pic of yourself with a swift
 Refuge Table  Pokemon Go, prizes, giveaways, volunteer opportunities, endangered songbirds, trails
 Reptiles!  Robert Lindsey shows off his snakes and reptiles!
 Flying for the Earth  Learn all about birds and meet Phoenix, the Eurasian Eagle Owl!  There will be photos with Phoenix and a kids’ activity   table.
phoenix-the-owl velcro wall crafts Swift henna Swift nest building Swift Obstacle Course

Games and activities for children of all ages are an important part of the festival. Different stations offer fun activities for kids to learn about Chimney Swifts and nature and to encourage them to get outside to enjoy, explore, and learn!   Learning about the challenges of migration and how birds are built to fly are part of the fun.

Nature Themed Vendors

vendor birdhouses vendor owl teak and soap vendor honey vendor pottery vendor

A range of vendors make Swift Fest a shopper’s delight! From unique bird feeders, to Swift henna tattoos, to amazing photography and artwork – come prepared to do your holiday shopping and have some fun.

Non-profit Partners

Friends of Balcones Travis Audobon grotto Firewise Sierra Club

Wildlife conservation partners doing important work in the Texas Hill Country and elsewhere will have booths at Swift Fest. Learn what they are doing to protect our Hill Country wildlife and the habitat they depend upon.