Parrot Festival 2019
Parrot 101 - A class for beginning parrot owners and those that are thinking of getting a parrot. This class is open to the public for a fee and is free to conference attendees.
Mega Raffle Extravaganza - A fun way to win prizes and raise money for NPRPF at the Friday evening Party in Parrot-dise. Anyone can attend the Party in Parrot-dise, but only holders of Mega Raffle Tickets can participate in the drawings. This is a reverse raffle where people are eliminated as their number is called. A limited number of 200 tickets are available. You can purchase them when you register. If the tickets are sold out you will have an opportunity to buy one of the remaining tickets at the end of the Raffle from the ticket holders.
Art an Wine with Tina Marie K - The exceptionally talented Tina Marie K. will hold a special session where she will teach you how to make sun catchers. Everyone will leave with their own parrot sun catcher.
Speakers (Partial List):
Patricia Anderson - Behavior
Dr. Susan Friedman - Behaviorist
David Skidmore - Austral Eclectus Aviary
Steve Duncan - Photographer and American Society of Aviculture
Natalie Antinoff - Avian Vet and Star of Animal ER
Jafet Velez - Puerto Rican Parrot Project and United States Fish and Wildlife.
Saturday Banquet - The Banquet on Saturday night is a chance to dress up and enjoy a meal while celebrating the people and organizations that contribute to the well being of Parrots. It is also the capstone of the auctions with winners of the silent auctions announced before the live auction is held.
Vendor Hall- The Vendor Hall at Parrot Festival is always a great place to find unusual toys and hard to find items from specialty bird retailers and companies from all over the United States. The Vendor Hall is open to the public for a small fee and free to conference attendees.
Daily and Three Day Raffle- An extensive table of Raffle items is available everyday during Parrot Festival. Tickets can be purchased at a discount in your registration or they may be purchased at during the Festival.
Blue-Throated Macaw Exhibition: Experience a special exhibit about the theme species for Parrot Festival 2019, the Blue-Throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis).
Lovebird Show, presented by Agapornis Breeders and Exhibitors: Agapornis Breeders and Exhibitors is returning to Parrot Festival this year to hold a show for local and national breeders of Lovebirds. Attendance is free to convention attendees. Exhibitors showing more than 10 birds should register with the code provided by your club or association.