Our 76th Year!
October 13th through October 16th
Whether it’s your first time or you just can’t resist coming back, you will leave this festival a better birder with a heightened passion for birding and conservation.
Trips sell out fast, so REGISTER today!
Don’t Forget To Visit the Convention Hall
Convention Hall Hours
11:00am – 3:00pm
10:00am – 5:00pm
10:00am – 3:00pm
*Friday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm VIP Reception is open to Festival Registrants only.
Check out all the cool things to see and do
The Nature Place with Nature Nick
This year we’re excited to again be hosting Animal Adventures with Nature Nick, who has live birds and other animals on display throughout the festival weekend, and three special shows each day.
Cape May Monarch Monitoring Project
Let’s Tag a Monarch Butterfly!
Monarch Butterfly tagging demonstration daily at 12 noon.
Hear the story of the Monarch’s long distance migration and the importance of the habitat in Cape May for its survival on its potentially final journey to its wintering grounds in Mexico! When you release the Monarch, don’t forget to say “Adios!”
Visit Our Many Cool Vendor Partners
Treasured Forever Fiber Studio
Cape Gift Basket Company/Worn by the Sea
Drawing 10,000 Birds
Cape May Decoys
Garden Variety Eggs
Cathy Cramer Wildlife Pottery
Nature Center of Cape May
RZO Face Painting
Destinations and International Tour Operators
Sabrewing Nature Tours
American Birding Association
Little St. Simons Island
Wildside Nature Tours
Bird Uganda Safaris Ltd
Port Arthur Texas/Beaumont CVB
Caribbean Conservation Trust
Lower Rio Valley Nature Center
Natural Selection Tours
International Conference for Women Birders
Princeton University Press
Kowa American Corporation
Carl Zeiss Sport Optics
Cellular Tracking Technologies
Rick Young Outdoors
Kowa is pleased to return as a sponsor of the Cape May Fall Festival as we introduce our latest spotting scope, the TSN-99 Prominar series. Come see us at Convention Hall!
Leica Sport Optics is proud to be a sponsor of the Cape May Birding Festival and New Jersey Audubon, an organization that embodies the belief in Nature for All. Their work in preserving wildlife and natural habitats is a testament to the dedication of its members to conservation
Vortex applauds NJ Audubon’s commitment to bird research, conservation and education and is proud to sponsor the Cape May Fall Festival
Zeiss is a proud sponsor of New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Fall Festival on its 75th Anniversary as Zeiss celebrates its 175th Anniversary!