Dragons and Fairies Festival

This festival brings nature and fantasy together for a day-long adventure at Audubon. Unicorns and live music, crafts and great food make for a fun-filled day. 

Pre-register Here




Dragons and Fairies Festival (All)
Saturday, June 19, 2021
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$8 Adults
$6 Nature Center members
$6 Children 3 – 15; free 2 and under

Pre-registration by June 17, 2021.
Walk-ins welcome.

Bring your imagination to life at Audubon during their Dragons and Fairies Festival.

Unicorns and live music return this year, courtesy of Double Rainbow Farm and Deep Fried and Dipped in Honey. Some live fairy friends will be on site to visit as well, perhaps even some baby dragons!

Enjoy a series of guided and self-guided activities all about the magical creatures who call nature their home. The popular Dragon Egg Hunt, kids’ archery station, and Craft Cove return, joined by a new Challenge Treasure Hunt, Fantasy Obstacle Course, and Fairy Friends Scavenger Hunt.

Food and photo opportunities will be available.

Schedule of events:
10:00 a.m. – Gates open
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Rainbow the Clown and balloon animals
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Live music in the backyard by Deep Fried and Dipped in Honey
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Live animal fairy friends visit
11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m. – Story time with the Fairy King
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Unicorns from Double Rainbow Farm drop in

All day:
Dragon Egg Hunt
Challenge Treasure Hunt
Fantasy Obstacle Course
Fairy Friends Scavenger Hunt
Food – provided by Sandee’s Catering, Full Moon Rising Bakery, and Audubon
Rainbow the Clown and Balloon Animals


Face coverings are not required outdoors. Audubon does require them indoors for unvaccinated people so please have them with you to use the restrooms, shop in the Blue Heron Gift Shop, or explore the exhibits.

As COVID limitations change, ACNC will modify the event accordingly. Please check for updates.

2021 Event Sponsors



An additional Thank you to Audubon’s Community Partners:

Curt and Susie Westrom

Carnahan-Jackson Foundation
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Holmberg Foundation
Hultquist Foundation

The Lenna Foundation
The Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation

Bush Industries, Inc.
Community Foundation of Warren County
Jan Simons Boyle

The Scott Electric Foundation
Univera Healthcare


Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

(716) 569-2345

Click here for directions

Hours and Admission

Nature Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Building Admission:

Members - Free
Non-member Adult (ages 16+) - $6
Non-member Child (ages 3 - 15) - $2
Children ages 2 and under - Free
Maximum cost for a Family - $15
Free admission to the Nature Center for SNAP/EBT cardholders.
Free admission for all on Sundays

Grounds and Outdoor Exhibits:

Open daily, year round from dawn to dusk free of charge

Click here for holiday closings

Thank you, Community Partners

Audubon Community Partners make a significant financial contribution each year because they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to have a real and healthy connection to nature.

Carnahan-Jackson Foundation
Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Curt and Susie Westrom
Holmberg Foundation
Hultquist Foundation
Jessie Smith Darrah Fund

Lenna Foundation
Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation

Bob Frucella's Tax Service

Bush Furniture, a Brand of eSolutions Furniture 

Hal and Mary Conarro

Univera Healthcare

Weinberg Financial Group

Whirley Drinkworks