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San Diego Bird Festival

Festival FAQs

Festival Lodging

The Dana Resort is our official Festival Hotel. Contact them and request the 2023 San Diego Bird Festival Rate.

  • $145.00 plus tax per night
  • Waived Resort Fee
  • Waived Overnight Parking
  • Complimentary Shuttle from the Hotel to Marina Village Conference Center for AM service (2 hours) Wednesday-Saturday. PM shuttles can be arranged by calling the hotel or by signing up in the hotel lobby.

Cancellation Policy

We understand that your plans may change, and offer the following cancellation policy:

  • The $35 registration fee is non-refundable.
  • 100% refund of trip and program fees if cancellation occurs before Jan 1, 2023
  • 50% refund of trip and program fees if cancellation occurs after Jan 1 and before Feb 1, 2023
  • No refunds if cancellation occurs on or after Feb 1, 2023.

If you need to cancel your reservation, please contact the Festival Coordinator at hajj@sandiegoaudubon.org.

  • Programs that are canceled by the Festival due to inclement weather or unsafe travel conditions are eligible for refunds.
  • Pelagic trips- full refund if canceled by the Festival due to inclement weather
  • Bus and Kayak trips- 50% refund if canceled by the Festival due to inclement weather or unsafe travel conditions
  • Meet-you-there trips and on-site programs- full refund if canceled by the Festival.

COVID-19 NoticeĀ 

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. Please help us to ensure a safe environment by following all posted instructions and instructions by festival guides and volunteers. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting the San Diego Bird Festival you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Help keep each other healthy by wearing a mask, using hand sanitizer, and cleaning hands frequently. We can avoid the spread of COVID-19! Thank you.

Bicycle Rentals

You can rent a bike for the afternoon at the San Diego Bird Festival. Enjoy birding on your own around Mission Bay. Most of the park has easy bike trails and few crossings of major roads.

Thursday Feb 23 1:00-5:30 pm
Friday Feb 24 1:00 -5:30 pm
Saturday Feb 25 1:00-5:30 pm

Rentals are available from the Nautical Room at Marina Village Conference Center. You must fill out a rental agreement/liability release at the time of reservation.

OUR PARTNERS

  • San Diego Foundation
    San Diego Foundation
  • USFWS logo
  • City of San Diego

  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
  • SANDAg transnet logo
    SANDAg transnet logo
  • Malk Nature Fund
  • Coastkeeper
    Coastkeeper
  • UCNRS logo
  • Logo for Union Bank

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