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Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Celebration Days

From May 11-May 19, join The Wetlands Institute for Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Celebration Days – a commemoration of one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles: the annual horseshoe crab spawning and mass migration of shorebirds. Ideal for nature enthusiasts of all ages, guests will enjoy a variety of special programs and hands-on education and conservation-based activities here at The Wetlands Institute and at local beaches along the Atlantic Coast and Delaware Bay. Take part in a horseshoe crab survey or rescue walk, join our guides for shorebird viewing experiences and birding walks (beginners encouraged!), hop on a pontoon boat for a sunset cruise in the back bay marshes, or check out one of our special shorebird and horseshoe crab workshops and presentations.

Purchase a ticket for Celebration Days and you’ll also get free admission to the Institute on both weekends – perfect for checking out our regular weekend programs (with a Celebration Days twist, naturally!). Help feed our aquarium animals, take part in a seasonal science activity, or get up-close with a variety of creatures during one of our Creature Features. Our Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Celebration Days has something everyone!


Date and Time:
Starts: Sat, May 11, 24 ( 9:30 AM)
Ends: Sun, May 19, 24 ( 6:00 PM)

Venue details:The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor, New Jersey, 08247, United States

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May 12, 2024


9:30 am - 6:00 pm


Non-member adult: USD 25.00, Non-member child: USD 20.00, Member adult: USD 20.00, Member child: USD 15.00

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