Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival

Sandhill Crane Photo: Virginia Short

Audubon's Nebraska Crane Festival brings together hundreds of crane lovers from around the country in March to Kearney, Nebraska, to interact with a wide range of environmental speakers, take part in incredible birding trips, and, best of all, experience the world's largest gathering of Sandhill Cranes!

The dates for the festival in 2020 will be announced on this page soon.

Festival Headquarters: Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, 110 2nd Avenue, Kearney, NE  68848 - (308) 237-5971.

If you can’t make the festival but still want to see the Sandhill Cranes, check out Rowe Sanctuary's website, or call (308) 468-5282 to learn about more crane viewing options.


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