Today through Sunday, exhibitors from around the world, representing all aspects of the birding and nature market, will present and offer their products, goods, and services at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks.
The American Birding Expo is the largest and most diverse shopping experience available to birdwatchers in North America.
A ribbon cutting will be held today at 10 AM, and the hours for the Expo are:
- Friday: 10 AM-8 PM
- Saturday: 10 AM-8 PM
- Sunday: 10 AM-3 PM
There will be free bird walks daily from 7:30-9:30 AM.
American Birding Expo highlights include:
- One of the largest wildlife events in the U.S. for birders and outdoor enthusiasts alike. The whole world of birding in one place.
- Over 100 exhibitors from all over the world displaying all the latest optics, clothing, apparel, and accessories for the birder and nature enthusiast.
- Over 65 ecotour providers and guides from around the world.
- Over 25 presentations throughout the weekend by renowned birding experts.
- Optics Range that lets attendees field test and make side-by-side comparisons of the full range of optics in conditions that birders encounter.
- Automotive area featuring vehicles that are the top choice among birders and outdoor enthusiasts.
- Free morning bird walks in top area birding hotspots, plus educational seminars, demonstrations, and special presentations.
- Saturday, 6 PM: Actor and birding enthusiast Lili Taylor reveals how the techniques she uses as an actor are great assets when birding.
- Friday, 6 PM: Renowned expert and “bird-nerd” Noah Strycker, author of Birding Without Borders, talks about his birding journey around the world.
- Saturday, 1 PM: WHYY’s Mike McGrath, host of “You Bet Your Garden,” talks about birds that exterminate garden insect pests.
- Sunday, 2 PM: Carrie Barron, of the Audubon Center, with live owls, talks about “Birds of Prey.”
- “Family Day Sunday” will have numerous kid-friendly activities centered around birds and the importance of keeping the Delaware River Watershed clean and unpolluted.
More information can be found by clicking here.