The Merrimack River Eagle Festival

Presented by Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center & Parker River National Wildlife Refuge

Merrimack River Eagle Festival logo

February 14–18, 2023

Virtual & In-Person

When winter returns to the lower Merrimack Valley, so do Bald Eagles and Snowy Owls and other exciting wildlife. Every year we host a grand event marking their return, and we hope you'll join us to celebrate these very special winter residents!

The 2023 Merrimack River Eagle Festival will be held online and in-person from Tuesday, February 14 – Saturday, February 18, 2022.

Activities will include . . .

  • Online wildlife lectures
  • Naturalist-led outings to search for eagles
  • In-person outdoor programs for children, families, & adults

2023 Festival Details >


2023 Festival Sponsors


Our endless gratitude goes out to our generous sponsors for making the 2023 Eagle Festival possible.