Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival

Save the date for the next Tanana Valley Sandhill Crane Festival: August 23-25, 2024!

Celebrate the fall migration as thousands of Sandhill Cranes begin their journey south for the winter. The festival will feature renowned speakers, artists, and guides. Activities and workshops are offered for all ages, which include guided walks, birdwatching, photography, falconry, crane calling, and many other related activities with ample opportunities for observing cranes and other fall migrants. All events are FREE unless otherwise noted.

The festival is sponsored by the Friends of Creamer’s Field in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Alaska Songbird Institute, and the Arctic Audubon Society

Have any questions about sandhill cranes and why they come to Creamer's Field? Get all your questions answered in this video Q&A with Mark Ross, an ADF&G Wildlife Biologist here at the refuge!