Park Authority

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
703-324-8700 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035
Jai Cole
Executive Director

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Join the Park Authority for the 2023 Bat Festival at Wolf Trap

BatJoin the Fairfax County Park Authority for an enchanting afternoon at the 2023 Bat Festival on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts! Come celebrate the captivating world of bats, learn about the vital role they play in our ecosystem, understand the threats they face and what you can do to protect them.

Join experts Leslie Sturges and Alonso Abugattas as they unveil the mysteries behind these creatures of the night and shed some light on the challenges they face, such as light pollution. Enjoy interactive activities for all ages and join our optional costume contest. Connect with organizations dedicated to bat conservation and environmental initiatives, including the Fairfax County Park Authority.

Gather your loved ones for a fun and educational afternoon celebrating the amazing world of bats. Reserve your FREE spot today!

For event details and free registration, visit the Dark Skies webpage.

View the Bat Festival flyer

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