Fun for the Whole Family!
- Did you know Arizona has more species of ants than anywhere in the United States?
- Did you know hummingbirds can survive freezing temperatures by lowering their heart rate?
- Did you know bats can eat their body weight in insects in one night?
Join us for hands-on exploration and discovery with the enticing backdrop of our native botanical gardens at the Highlands Center for Natural History’s Family Nature Festivals sponsored by Findlay Toyota Prescott.
SPRING SPECTACULAR — SATURDAY, APRIL 13
Come celebrate the 2019 opening of the James Family Discovery Garden with this popular family event. Engage with interactive educational stations that highlight the spring happenings at the Highlands: birds, blossoms, insects, reptiles, mammals and more.
MIGRATORY BIRD FEST — SATURDAY, MAY 11
Did you know migrating hummingbirds can fly hundreds of miles across deserts, mountains and even oceans? Explore the behavior of ravens, create a bird mask and stop at the Migration Stations. You can learn all about migratory birds at this annual fest.
ARTHROPALOOZA — SATURDAY, AUG. 17
Explore the little big world of insects. Party down with all things creepy and crawly at this Highlands Center favorite. From beetles to butterflies, it’s guaranteed to turn your world upside down.
HALLOWEEN HAPPENING — FRIDAY, OCT. 25
Bats! Owls! Spiders and snakes! Celebrate Halloween Highlands’ style. Dress up if you dare and hang out with live animals from Heritage Park Zoo. There will be stories and scary scavenger hunts so bring a flashlight.
Family Nature Festivals in the Highlands Center Discovery Gardens
Admission: $6 adults, $4 kids.
Free for Highlands Center members. Tickets available at: highlandscenter.org/community-programs.