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Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival

30th Annual, May 4-8, 2022

Join birders from around the world for the state's largest wildlife festival, kicking off May 4-8 2022.

Located on the beautiful shores and waters of Kachemak Bay, the Homer- based Festival is one of the most accessible places for shorebird viewing in Alaska. With over 100,000 shorebirds of 25 different species migrating through in early May, this four-day event celebrates the return of spring and migrating birds. Since 1993 the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival has offered great birds, excellent guiding, educational seminars and workshops, and children’s activities to thousands of birders of all ages and all skill levels.

Discover festival opportunities, register for festival events, and get updates at kachemakshorebird.org


While a variety of fish abounds in the icy waters of our Bay, Homer is best known as the "Halibut Fishing Capital of the World".


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