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Buffalo’s Groundhog Day
January 27, 2018

12 pm – 7 pm

HEATED TENT/BREWERY/DISTILLERY Party in the middle of winter that benefits a great cause? Of course you’re going to want to be there.The fifth anniversary of Buffalo Groundhog Day presented by Hall, Ricketts, Schuller & Gurbacki, P.C. is upon us. Featuring live music all day, Buffalo’s finest food trucks, Flying Bison beer and Buffalo Distilling cocktails, and a weather prediction from Buffalo Mack himself. You do not want to miss Buffalo’s fastest growing winter festival! Proceeds benefit the animals of Hawk Creek, our ambassadors will be there from 12-4 pm.  Tickets and more info.
Denim & Diamonds Capitol Fundraising Event
April 14, 2018

5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join Hawk Creek for a Capitol Fundraising event at the Hayloft in the Grove. Denim & Diamonds is sponsored by West Herr.  This event will begin at 5:30 pm and festivities will include live music, silent auction, wine wall, cigar rolling, dinner and live auction. Funds from this event will help Hawk Creek finish major construction at our new Mill Rd. Facility. More info TBA, tickets are $100 per person or $900 for a table of 10 people. Attire is jeans and dress shirts. Tickets can be purchased here.   
May 5 & 6, 2018

11 am – 4 pm

Come celebrate Earth Day with Hawk Creek’s animals! Photo opportunities and up-close encounters with rare and endangered species will be available.  Tickets and more info.
Perennial Plant Sale
May 25, 26, 27, 2018

9 am -3 pm

Get your garden started off right this year with plants divided from local gardens! Plant sale runs from 9 am-3 pm at our NEW facility @ 1963 Mill Rd., West Falls, NY 14170. While you’re here you can also take a tour of Hawk Creek for a $5 donation per person (Tours not available Sunday).
June 16, 2018

11 am – 4 pm

Experience first-hand the techniques used by hawk creek’s handlers to enrich the lives of over 85 raptors and other animals, and have a chance to participate yourself! A fun and informative behind-the-scenes look for all ages! Tickets and more info.


July 21 & 22, 2018

11 am – 4 pm

What better way to celebrate man’s 4,000 year old history with raptors than to go back to the medieval period when falconry reigned! Enjoy up-close encounters, flying bird shows, vendors and over 85 animals. Featuring a dragon exhibit, games, and stunning original artwork auction – there is something for everyone! Learn more about the Wild Renn Fest here, or buy your tickets now!
Sept. 8, 2018

1 – 4 pm

What better way to capture the beauty of wildlife than through the lens of a creative artist? Bring your camera and your courage as you get an opportunity to photograph common, rare, and endangered wildlife up-close, in-action, and in natural settings! Register here!
Here Be Dragons – a not so spooky Halloween event
September 29, 2018

1pm -4 pm

Get in the spirit for Halloween early, come in costume and explore our not-so-spooky trick or treat trail to meet some creepy, but friendly, Halloween critters! Get your tickets here!
Walden Galleria & McKinley Mall
Most Saturdays

12 noon – 4 pm

We exhibit with birds, mammals and even reptiles nearly every weekend. This gives shoppers a rare opportunity to admire the beauty of the natural world, speak informally with our naturalists, and purchase great gifts that benefit the animals of Hawk Creek! Both malls have been generous supporters of Hawk Creek for years! So remember to look for your favorite feathered, furred, and scaled friends next time you are at the mall – and don’t be shy, stop and say hi!