Prairie Fest

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View Website Favorite (7) Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum
400 University Drive - Fond Du Lac, WI 54935
Information: 920-904-2009

The annual Prairie Fest, organized by the Gottfried Prairie and Arboretum committee, is a FREE family-oriented environmental education event with activities for all ages.

The 2022 event will feature:

9:00 a.m.: Nature Pop-up Presentation/Talk featuring Anne Pearce, woody invasive plants

9:00 a.m.-noon: Youth Obstacle Course, kids crafts and activities (face painting with Amy Priessnitz 9:30-11:30)

9:30 a.m.: Yoga in the Prairie led by Lucy Mathers

10:00 a.m.: Native Plant ID Walk led by Amanda Abramovich from Native Niche

10:30 a.m. Kids walk/Camp Reading Storybook Walk lead by Tracy McDermott, Gottfried Prairie & Arboretum

11:00-11:30 a.m.: Nature Pop-up Presentation/Talk featuring Alayne Peterson, nature writing/journaling

11:30 a.m.: Butterfly Release led by Tracy McDermott

Stop by other environmental education booths featuring:

-WI Hickory Association

-FDL Historical Society- prairies & settlers

-Bluebirds with Kathy Kinziger

-Bird migration game with Audubon

-The Loop and bicycle safety

-Native Niche

-UW Oshkosh Sustainability

-Bird Scooters



  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Fair/Festival Type
    • Community
    • Animal and Agriculture
    • Other

Nearby Places

Hotel Retlaw Fond du Lac - 1.84 miles away
Motel 6 Fond du Lac - 2.99 miles away
Super 8 Motel Fond du Lac - 3.47 miles away
Days Inn Fond du Lac - 3.48 miles away
Hampton Inn Fond du Lac - 3.53 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Fond du Lac - 3.66 miles away
Northway Motel Fond du Lac - 3.7 miles away
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson - Fond du Lac Fond du Lac - 3.79 miles away