“Gone to the Birds” 2011
Sat., August 6 • 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Shockoe Bottom • Richmond, VAPurpleMartinLogo314sm

Come witness a unique urban experience as up to 10,000 Purple Martins swarm down into the Bradford Pear trees next to the 17th Street Farmers’ Market!

Shockoe Bottom is home to the only known urban bird festival where onlookers are able to experience the phenomenon of Purple Martins rushing to roost in the heart of a city!

Bring your family and friends, learn more about Purple Martins, take home a Gourd to house Martins in your yard, cool off with purple gelato, or stop by the local restaurants around the Farmers’ Market for dinner and a Purple Martini!

Don’t miss this unique and family-friendly event!



17th Street Farmers' Market