First Saturday: BirdFest and Bluegrass

10/07/2023 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Overlook Park
Address: 113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Spend time Downtown and on the Refuge during the annual Friends of the Refuge festival!

BirdFest & Bluegrass is a joint event planned in a partnership between the City of Ridgefield and the Friends of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge that includes birding activities at the Refuge, vendors, kids crafts, Bluegrass performances, and a Pickers Festival.


Vendor Market – Overlook Park, 9am-2pm

Explore over 40 local vendors at Overlook Park from 9am to 2pm. Vendors include artisan bread and pastries, handmade crafts and gifts, artwork from local artists, snacks, ceramics and so much more.

BirdFest and Bluegrass Crafts – Overlook Park, 9am-2pm

Make your own souvenir from the 2023 BirdFest and Bluegrass! Our craft tent will be fully loaded with supplies and instructions for you to make and take fun bird and bluegrass themed items. While supplies last.

Bluegrass Jamming – 12pm-5pm

Bring your string instrument and jam along with others at one of our dedicated jamming locations!

Outdoor Locations:

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Indoor Locations:

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Bluegrass Performances

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Looking for vendor information? Visit our First Saturdays Vendor page.

Are you a business or organization planning something on this day? Let us know so we can share the details on this page! Send an email to with all the details.