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Hummingbird Garden Party – August 15th CANCELLED

August 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Hummingbird Garden Party is held annually on the third weekend of August. Come on out and enjoy biscuits and tea, befitting any garden party. Then take a tour of the gardens, scoop critters from the marsh ponds, and listen to the heartbeat of a hummingbird, which can be up to 1200 beats/minute!! Lucky visitors may be given the opportunity to hold a hummingbird in the palm of their hand as it is released back into the garden to feed.

Other pollinator species celebrated at this event include the honey bee and Monarch Butterfly. Witness the wonder of Monarch butterflies in all stages of their metamorphosis,
let them tickle your nose or fingertips as they are released into the gardens to make their first flights. Ask one of our gardeners about the importance of milkweed to the survival of the species and find the 4 species of milkweed we have planted and “Bee” sure to talk to one of our local beekeepers about the wonderful world of Bees as well!

Pre-registration is not needed for this event. An entry fee is paid at the gate.

$15/person, Children 10 and under free.
Special rate for members is $5.

Memberships are available as well.

Little girl with a bird in her hand a the Garden Party Event

Lady with a butterfly on her hand at the Garden Party Event

Event Details

Date:
August 15
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Event Location

The Hilliardton Marsh Research & Education Centre
952232 ON-569
Hilliardton, Ontario
P0J 1L0

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Phone:
705-650-0640