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Wings Over Willapa would like to thank everyone who made our 2019 event so amazing! We especially want to acknowledge our sponsors and silent auction donors for their support, our volunteers for all their hard work, and every attendee who came and enjoyed the tours, workshops and classes with us, as well as all those who led these events. A special thanks to our guest speaker Dr. John Marzluff for his captivating talk, “Welcome to Subirdia“.

We hope you will join us for next year’s Wings Over Willapa!


Check out the event activities!

September 24-27, 2020

Join us for the third annual Wings Over Willapa Festival where we connect people with birds, nature, and art in celebration of Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Located on Washington State’s Long Beach Peninsula, we have a weekend full of guided tours, artist workshops, presentations, and fun-filled events. Whether you’re an experienced birder or just getting acquainted with the great outdoors, nature lovers of all ages are sure to find plenty to do.

2019 Birding List , Welcome, Wings Over Willapa Festival


Get your boots on the ground or float on the water and explore Willapa National Wildlife Refuge and other natural areas with expert guides.


Learn about birding, wildlife, and ecology around Willapa from a variety of experts, with a little something for everyone

Saturday Night Keynote, Dinner, & Silent Auction

This catered evening features a keynote speaker, opportunities to bid on art, books, and much more.

Artist Workshops

Express your creative side in a series of nature-themed hands-on art workshops, and craft your own memento to take home.

Kids & Families

Activities abound for kids of all ages but we’ve picked those that are particularly suited for kids and families and made you a list.


We are grateful to this year’s sponsors who help bring Wings Over Willapa to our community. Are you interested in sponsorship? Get Info

CANCELLATION POLICY:  Our festival is a “rain or shine” event, with exception for extreme weather conditions that require cancellation for the safety of the trip.  Wings Over Willapa reserves the right to cancel any event for any reason, and you will receive a full refund for any paid event which we cancel and cannot provide an acceptable substitution.  Registrant cancellations before September 12th will be refunded with $10 processing fee per registrant.   No refunds for cancellations after September 12th.