This is the 2017 schedule of events.  The 2018 schedule will be posted in early January 2018,

The festival is at THREE different locations throughout Pueblo.  

Check here for directions to each location.

Friday, February 3:  Eagle Day Photo Contest & Kickoff Party   

                                      at Rawlings InfoZone Theater on the 4th floor

                                          at the Rawlings Library (Main Branch of Pueblo City-County Library)


  • 5:30 pm:  Event starts with photo contest entries on display. Browse the photos and vote for your favorite.  Light snacks will be available.


  • 7:00 pm:  Photo Contest winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.


Lake Pueblo State Park will host the traditional Saturday Eagle Day events.

Saturday, February 4:  Classic Eagle Day Events at the Park

                                      at Lake Pueblo State Park Visitor Center and West Fishing viewing area

Breakfast, lunch & snack items available for sale by Gypsy Javas

  • ALL DAY:  Wildlife viewing trailer with scopes at West Fishing
  • Visitor Center events are 9 am to 3 pm.  
  •  9:00 am:  Doors Open at Lake Pueblo State Park Visitor Center
  • ALL DAY:  Displays, Live Birds & Animals, Kids Activities, Story-walk, Scavenger Hunt, Kid's Games and Viewing Scopes

  •  9:15 am in the auditorium: Colorado Raptor ID -  Birding photographer and ID specialist, Debbie Barnes, will give you the ins-and-outs of identifying raptors as well as hints on great places to look.

  • 11:00 am in the auditorium: Raptors Up Close -  Diana Miller will introduce you to  some of the resident birds at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo.

  •  12:30 am near the front lawn: Falcon Demonstration -  United States Air Force Academy cadets mascot bring their beautiful birds of prey for a Flight Demonstration and Meet & Greet.  Demonstration is weather dependent.

  • Noon Hour:  Kids Meet the Mascots – Talon and Elbert

  • 1:00  pm in the auditorium or on the front lawn: The Northern Wind Native American Dancers -  Step into another time and place to enjoy this crowd-pleasing performance. 

  • 3:00 pm at West Fishing on the north side of the park.  Rehabilitated raptor release back to the wild with Diana Miller and NRCP staff.  Travel time is approximately 20 minutes from the south side and maps are available at the Visitor Center. 


Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo will host a Sunday Eagle Day Open House

Sunday, February 5:  Eagle Day Open House

                                      at Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

  • 9:00 am:  Driving Eagle Tour – Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Call NRCP for details (719)549-2414
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Nature and Raptor Center Open House.  See residents birds, including golden eagles, owl and hawks!


      Pueblo Eagle Days Schedule

February 2 - 4, 2018

Check out these GREAT videos from Fox21 News that were filmed before the 2015 event.

Plan to come to the Colorado Owl Festival at the Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

in October 2017.

Unfortunately Hallie has passed and there are no resident Bald Eagles currently at the NRCP.