Wings Over the Rockies Festival | Invermere, British Columbia

The magnificent upper Columbia Valley in the Canadian Rockies is the setting for a 7-day celebration that welcomes over 265 species of birds back home to the rich wetlands that flank the mighty Columbia River.

Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival offers over 90, high quality, creative and educational events to enjoy with the whole family. Discover the world of birds through activities such as guided nature walks, Columbia River floats, paddling the wetlands, horseback riding in the grasslands, art exhibits, evening presentations, workshops, children's festival, Wings gala banquet, birdathons and much more.

Rise and Shine and greet the day with the birds around Pynelogs Cultural Centre and Dorothy Lake, near the shore of Lake Windermere, and perhaps pick up a new bird call or two. 

A full schedule of events, including speakers, hikes, field trips, and cultural events can be found at the festival web site:

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Latitude: 50.699039 Longitude: -116.120605 Elevation: 2863 ft
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Event Dates

5/6/2019 – 5/12/2019

Admission Fee (if any)

Activities are individually priced; generally children under 6 are free, student fare is offered and regular cost per adult.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

Each activity includes a fare for children, students and adults.

Type of Festival

Outdoor Activity

Event Setting

Hikes and field trips featured at this event take place throughout the upper Columbia Valley, Invermere and Radium Hot Springs area. Majority of the workshops and presentations are planned to take place at the Pynelogs Cultural Centre in Invermere.

Driving Directions

The Wings Over the Rockies includes a variety of venues throughout the Upper Columbia Valley, Invermere and Radium Hot Springs area along Highway #95. Pynelogs Culture Centre is located at 1720 - 4th Avenue in Invermere.

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