Audubon Nebraska's Crane Festival

Sandhill Cranes. Photo: Madeline Poster.

Audubon Nebraska's 50th Crane Festival!

Join us for our 50th Crane Festival on Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, 2020!

Festival Schedule:

Friday, March 20

5:15 am - 9:30 am  Morning Rowe Sanctuary Crane Viewing

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm  Registration

4:00 pm - 12:00 pm  Prairie Chicken Dance Tours Field Trip

3:00 pm - 12:00 pm  Calamus Outfitters Field Trip

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  Evening Rowe Sanctuary Crane Viewing

 
Saturday, March 21

5:15 am – 9:00 pm  Morning Rowe Sanctuary Crane Viewing

8:00 am – 9:00 pm  Registration

8:00 am – 5:00 pm  Vendor displays

9:30 am - 10:30 am  Group Breakfast

10:30 am - 11:00 am  Welcome 

11:00 am  Keynote Speaker

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm  Luncheon

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  Concurrent Sessions

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm  Break

3:30 pm – 5:00pm  Concurrent Sessions

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  Social Hour

6:30 pm – 8:00 PM  Banquet

8:00 pm - 9:00 PM  Keynote speaker

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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