A free, all-day event to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife - such as birds and butterflies - into their backyards, gardens and communities
Garden Tour & Party – July 13th, 2013
Get an inside look at fabulous gardens in the Tukwila area.
Admission includes tours of private gardens, snacks and refreshments, and musical entertainment.
Admission: $10 in advance, $15 day of event
Purchase tickets online or call Tukwila Parks and Recreation Department at (206) 768-2822 for more information.
View descriptions and photos of the gardens on the Garden Tour page.
14th Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival
Saturday, May 9th, 2014
9:00am to 3:00pm
Tukwila Community Center
Join us as we celebrate wildlife, nature and gardening at the 14th Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival! This event features presentation from local experts including Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti, along with a variety of educational exhibitors, arts & craft vendors and native plant sales.
Don’t leave the kids at home…there is plenty to keep the entire family entertained at this event – so make sure you check out the Kids Garden Party area. One popular highlight of the festival is a guided bird tour which meanders along the Duwamish River – where bird sightings are numerous.
2014 Tentative Event Day Schedule
9:00am - 3:00pm - Arts and Crafts Marketplace, Educational Exhibitor Booths and Native Plant Sales
9:30am - 3:00pm – Kids Garden Party
9:30am – Guided Bird Tour along the Duwamish River
10:30am – Outdoor Stage: Marianne Binetti
11:30am – Outdoor Stage: Jessica Bloom
12:30pm – Outdoor Stage: Marianne Binetti
1:30pm – Outdoor Stage: Ciscoe Morris