1. Festival of Birds

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    Festival of Birds

    Food and drink History Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Festival of Birds at Point Pelee National Park, May 1 to 20.
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Save the dates! Festival of Birds: May 1 to 20, 2019. Share the excitement of birding at Point Pelee in 2019: learn about shorebirds, explore the world of urban birding, and complete the 100 Species Challenge. 

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

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  2. Self-guided Dark Sky Night

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    Self-guided Dark Sky Night

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    Viewers watch the Night Sky on the Beach
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You will have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Note that there are no formal programs on these evenings. Visitors can pick up a seasonal star chart at the gate upon arrival. The park is open until midnight, unless otherwise stated.

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

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  3. Woodcock Walk

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    Woodcock Walk

    Nature Sports and recreation
    Woodcock in brush
    Time: 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Visitor Centre

    Visitors will have the chance to see the quirky and interesting mating rituals of the American Woodcock. Aerial displays and calling will be featured on this short walk.

    Visitors can stay after the program to explore the park and view the night sky. The park will be open until midnight.

    For more information: pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca or call 519-322-2365

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  4. Dark Sky Nights with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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    Dark Sky Nights with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Viewers watch the Night Sky on the Beach
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Windsor Centre for an evening of stargazing. Bring your own binoculars or take a look through one of the special telescopes on site for the evening. The park is open until midnight, unless otherwise stated. Visitor Centre Parking Lot.

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

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  5. Canada Day Celebrations

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    Canada Day Celebrations

    Nature Sports and recreation
    Visitors celebrate Canada Day at Point Pelee National Park.
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park

    It’s Canada’s birthday and we’re ready to celebrate. Join us for fun activities throughout the park, including a park-wide scavenger hunt. Ride the shuttle to the Tip, take a hike on a park trail, or relax with a picnic at the beach. There is something for everyone on Canada Day at Point Pelee.

    At the Northwest Beach, join the Canada Day Beach Bash – we’ll have lots of fun activities for the kids, shows by the Windjammers International Kite Performance team, and birthday cake at 1 pm.

    At the Visitor Centre, get creative at the Canada Day Craft Centre, take in a creature feature, and enjoy birthday cake at 1 pm.

    For more information: pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca or call 519-322-2365

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  6. Self-guided Dark Sky Night

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    Self-guided Dark Sky Night

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Viewers watch the Night Sky on the Beach
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You will have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Note that there are no formal programs on these evenings. Visitors can pick up a seasonal star chart at the gate upon arrival. The park is open until midnight, unless otherwise stated.

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

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  7. Wild Ontario

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    Wild Ontario

    History Nature
    Visitor takes a photo of Wild Ontario staff with bird of prey.
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Free event with paid admission

    August 3 to 4, 2019, 11 am to 4 pm, Visitor Centre

    Join Wild Ontario at the visitor centre and see live birds of prey. Learn about the role they play in the environment.

  8. Meteor Shower Beach Party

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    Meteor Shower Beach Party

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Viewers watch the Night Sky on the Beach
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    We’re celebrating the dark skies of Point Pelee National Park. The park will stay open all night between August 10 and August 11 for optimal viewing of the Perseid Meteor Showers. Join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada Windsor Centre on the beach and view the early night sky before sitting back and enjoying the meteor shower. Bring a chair or blanket and settle in on the West beach for the evening.

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

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  9. Sciensational Sssnakes

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    Sciensational Sssnakes

    History Nature
    Sciensational Sssnakes
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Free event with paid admission

    August 31 and September 1, 2019, 11 am to 4 pm, visitor centre

    Are you curious about the secret lives of reptiles? Interested in where they live or what they eat? Point Pelee National Park is pleased to welcome Sciensational Sssnakes!! which provides hands-on education about reptiles and amphibians to audiences of all ages. Their presentation will include information about the animals, their ecology and conservation issues as well as a session in which participants are able to interact, touch and hold the animals. The team will be on hand with a variety of reptiles, some of which can be found in Point Pelee National Park.

  10. Self-guided Dark Sky Night

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    Self-guided Dark Sky Night

    Culture and entertainment History Nature Sports and recreation Camping and accommodation
    Viewers watch the Night Sky on the Beach
    Time: 07:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    Location(s): Point Pelee National Park
    Cost: Included in admission fee.

    Explore the park on your own after dark and experience the dark skies of Point Pelee. You will have the opportunity to stay late and see what goes on after dark. Note that there are no formal programs on these evenings. Visitors can pick up a seasonal star chart at the gate upon arrival. The park is open until midnight, unless otherwise stated.

    For more information please contact us at pc.pelee.info.pc@canada.ca.

    Wheelchair Accessible