The Wildlife Festival
Fun events and festivals across Canada.

Dedicated to providing incredible programming promoting conservation and education throughout our great country highlighting species found globally as well as many species found right in our great provinces. In partnership with other great organizations we pride ourselves in offering programming that is second to none. Proudly Canadian.


The Wildlife Festival, in partnership with The Canadian Raptor Conservancy, Muskoka Wildlife Centre, Little Ray's Reptile Zoo, and The Backyard Conservation Fund of Canada could are bringing an incredible wildlife festival to Chilliwack, Hope, Kamloops, Merritt, Kelowna, Revelstoke, Vernon, Nelson, Kimberly, Penticton, Salmon Arm and Prince George featuring incredible species of birds of prey, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates found from pole to pole.

Canadian Raptor Conservancy

The Backyard Conservation Fund of Canada

Little Ray's Reptile Zoo

Wild Americas

The Wild Life Festival is bringing ‘Diversity of Living Things' to Ottawa. This not to be missed highly educational, interactive show highlights species found around the world. Have incredible birds of prey wiz over your head during highly educational jaw dropping presentations. Highlighted by over 40 exhibits and boat loads of professional staff & animals for you and your family to interact with. Get face to face with a young lion, camel, kangaroos, lemurs, wallabies, parrots, snakes, turtles, lizards, scorpions, tarantulas and more and meet some incredible species at risk from right here in Canada and find out what you can do to help. We are very pleased to be joined by our friends from Hands On Exotics in Toronto and by Papanack Park Zoo for this incredible event.

There will be 2 amazing alternating educational programs a day, one by The Canadian Raptor Conservancy featuring birds of prey in free flight demonstrations. The Canadian Raptor Conservancy is Canada's leaders in exciting, educational bird of prey. The other by Little Ray's Reptile Zoo and Nature Centre highlighting many incredible species found around the world with a couple very special guests.

Learn about some of nature's most incredible animals and find out how you can be an ambassador for global and backyard conservation through fun, engaging eye opening educational programs.

This year we are happy to extend this amazing Ottawa event to 2 days to help spread out the crowds!


Date: April 23rd and 24th 2016
Saturday, April 23rd - 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday, April 24th - 10:00 to 5:00
Location: Nepean Sportsplex, 1701 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 1W2
Show Times: Little Ray's Reptile Zoo - Diversity of Living Things - 10:15/11:45/1:15/ 2:45/4:15
                     Canadian Raptor Conservancy - Birds in Flight - 11:00/12:30/2:00/3:30
Cost: General Admission is $12.50 a person with children 2 and under being free BUT if you Share the post on our FB page it is only $10 a person.

** Please take a screen shot or photo of your 'share' and show us at the door to get your discounted rate **

We recognize that many families have children with special needs who could benefit greatly from these events however, may not be able to attend as they may not do well in crowds. We will be opening at 9:00 am on Saturday, February 27th for special needs families to attend as our guests. This first hour will be for you and your families.

*** ACCESSIBILITY *** –We are certain people appreciate the expense of putting on these events but we do NOT want to be cost prohibitive. If you or anyone you know would like to attend but for one reason or another this is not possible for financial reasons, please email and we will gladly arrange entrance that works for them/you.


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