Contact Information:

Parks & Recreation Dept.
12424 42nd Avenue South
Tukwila, WA 98168

Phone: 206 768-2822
Fax: 206 768-0524

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Backyard Wildlife Festival

Backyard Wildlife Festival – A free, all-day event to educate and inspire people to welcome wildlife – such as birds and butterflies – into their backyards, gardens and communities!

Celebrate wildlife, nature and gardening at the Annual Backyard Wildlife Festival! This event features presentations from local experts, along with a variety of educational exhibitors, arts & craft vendors, speakers and native plant sales. Don’t leave the kids at home, there is plenty to keep the entire family entertained and excited – be sure to check out the Kids Garden Party area.

The Backyard Wildlife Festival is always held the second Saturday in May at the Tukwila Community Center.  For more information on the event follow us on Facebook.


Interested in vending or  exhibiting with an educational booth for 2017?  Sign up here:  Vendor Applications

Teaching Artist for Children’s Art Garden, we are looking for an artist to run an activity for youth at the festival.  For more information or to fill out the application click here: Children’s Art Garden