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Ding Darling Days

10/12/2018 - 10:30am to 10/14/2018 - 5:00pm

Come celebrate the 30th "Ding" Darling Days at the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This wildlife refuge is famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations and is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States. This weekend-long event provides the perfect opportunity to explore and get to know this incredible resource.

Girl watching birds

"Ding" Darling Days 2018 Schedule

Friday, October 12th

  • Get Outside Day
  • Birding, boating, paddleboarding, kayaking

Saturday, October 13th

  • Conservation Art Day
  • Duck Stamp Winners, artists & cartoonists on display
  • Refuge photography tram

Sunday, October 14th

  • Family Fun Day
  • Free refuge tram tours
  • Live wildlife presentations
  • Crafts for the kiddies, hot dogs and more

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