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How do I register?

What's the


Cancellation &

Refund Policy






packet pick-up

Where is the festival site?

How do I 

get around?

Register Online: Our secure website,, takes MC, VISA, Discover and AMEX.  Select your trips, pay, and receive your confirmation immediately.  NO NEED TO PRINT ANY TICKETS.

Deadline: Open registration will end at 5pm CDT on Monday, April 16, 2024.  Walk-in registration is possible during the event for any trips with space available, or for individual seminars.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Should the need arise to cancel, be sure to notify the Festival in writing ( on or before 5pm CDT March 1, 2024 for a full refund (minus $40 registration fee).  A 50% refund (minus $40 registration fee) will be allowed if notified on or before 5pm CDT March 15, 2024.  AFTER APRIL 1, 2024, CANCELLATIONS CANNOT BE REFUNDED.

Destination Substitutions: The Birdiest Festival of America organizers reserve the right to cancel or modify any Festival activity for safety or accessibility concerns.  If a cancellation is necessary, a full refund will be offered.

Liability Waiver: Each participant in the Festival must sign a liability waiver with their registration, whether registering online or in person. (Provided at time of registration.)

Registration Packet Pick-Up: Your Registration Packet containing your itinerary, credentials and relevant information is available for pick-up beginning Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at the registration table at the South Texas Botanical Gardens Vendor Tent, which will be open 12:00PM – 5PM.  Registration packets can also be picked up in the morning before each field trip departure, at the Check-In table.

Where is the festival site?

The South Texas Botanical Gardens (8545 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX, 78413) is the host site of the Birdiest Festival in America. 

 Field trip departures are early, so being prompt is imperative.  There is ample parking available.  Follow the signs.

How do I get around? It is strongly encouraged to rent a car during your stay.  This will allow you to get to the Gardens and to have the ability to visit other destinations in your down time.  You can maximize your visit and stay a few extra days.  Plenty of birds to see.

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