Event Category: Festivals
Saturday, Sept. 21 | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This year’s Sturgeon Festival will bring a splash of excitement to kids of all ages! The event is free and offers opportunities for the entire family to learn about the special fish, plants and animals living in and around the Columbia River.
Eartha the Ecological Clown & Face Painting, until 3 PM
Birds of Prey Show, The Falconer
Fish Dissection, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
Live Reptile Show, Steve’s Creature Feature
General Festival Information
Join us for our annual celebration of Columbia River Ecosystems. Every year, the Water Resources Education Center recognizes sturgeon and Columbia River ecosystems with a community festival on the third Saturday in September. This free, fun family event offers a variety of opportunities for the entire family to learn about fish and other animals in and around the Columbia River. Enjoy breath-taking live bird and reptile shows. Budding young scientists will especially be interested in the fish dissections. Kids of all ages will enjoy interactive science learning stations, face painting and sturgeon-themed crafts. The Sturgeon Festival is a partnership event with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The Water Resources Education Center’s annual Sturgeon Festival will bring a splash of excitement to kids of all ages with live reptile and bird shows, fish dissections, face painting and hands-on activities! This free, fun event offers opportunities for the entire family to learn about the special fish, plants and animals living in and around the Columbia River. Join the fun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Fees: FREE COMMUNITY EVENT