National Parrot Rescue
& Preservation Foundation
 
 

Events



Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    • 9:00 AM
    • Thursday, January 27, 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • 15747 JFK Blvd, Houston, TX 77032
    Register

    Speakers,  Please use this link 

    to register for the festival.


    Celebrating 21 years of 

    Parrot Festival

    January 28-30, 2022



    • Friday, January 28, 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • 15747 JFK Blvd, Houston, TX 77032
    Register

    Want to Volunteer to help? Earn benefits and perks.

    Click here to learn more and signup.


    Click here to make your Hotel Reservations

    Celebrating our avian community

    Parrot Festival

    January 28-30, 2022

    Join us again, this year, for a very special Parrot Festival as we celebrate our 23rd year!  Parrot Festival is an annual gathering of parrot enthusiasts for education and celebration.  It is the major Education Conference and Fundraiser for the organization and the proceeds sustain us through out the year in our educational and parrot re-homing endeavors.  Each year we strive to bring you the best and most interesting speakers and programs all while providing a fun, warm, and exciting experience.

    NPRPF MEMBERS:

    You must log in during registration to get your membership discount. If you need assistance don't hesitate to contact Paula Nowak, (949) 212 - 3148.


    This Year:

    Parrots 101 - A series of classes for beginning parrot owners and those that are thinking of getting a parrot.  This class is open to the public for a fee and is free to conference attendees.

    Mega Raffle Extravaganza - A fun way to win prizes and raise money for NPRPF at the Friday evening Party in Parrot-dise. Anyone can attend the Party in Parrot-dise, but only holders of Mega Raffle Tickets can participate in the drawings. This is a reverse raffle where people are eliminated as their number is called.  A limited number of 200 tickets are available.  You can purchase them when you register.  If the tickets are sold out you will have an opportunity to buy one of the remaining tickets at the end of the Raffle from the ticket holders.

    Parrot Jewelry Session - Join Dawn Lucero as we craft Parrot Jewelry

    Speakers:

    Jafet Velez

    Michelle Carollo

    Robin Sullivan

    Karen Anderson

    Rene Ryan

    Dr. Stephen Fronefield

    Dr. Sharman Hoppes

    Bennett Hennessey

    Hildegard Niemann



    Saturday Banquet - The Banquet on Saturday night is a chance to dress up and enjoy a meal while celebrating the people and organizations that contribute to the well being of Parrots.  It is also the capstone of the auctions with winners of the silent auctions announced before the live auction is held.

    Vendor Hall- The Vendor Hall at Parrot Festival is always a great place to find unusual toys and hard to find items from specialty bird retailers and companies from all over the United States. The Vendor Hall is open to the public for a small fee and free to conference attendees.

    Daily and Three Day Raffle- An extensive table of Raffle items is available everyday during Parrot Festival.  Tickets can be purchased at a discount in your registration or they may be purchased at during the Festival.

    Please consider staying at the Doubletree IAH during Parrot Festival

    When you stay at the Doubletree during the conference you help NPRPF and our mission!  The more people stay at the hotel, the lower our fees and thus more of the money you spend goes directly to our rescue and education efforts.

    Click here to make your hotel reservation!


    • Friday, January 28, 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • Sunday, January 30, 2022
    • 3:00 PM
    • 15747 JFK Blvd, Houston, TX 77032
    Register

    Want to Volunteer to help? Earn benefits and perks.

    Click here to learn more and signup.


    Click here to make your Hotel Reservations

    Celebrating our avian community

    Parrot Festival

    January 28-30, 2022

    If you are a vendor, please use the link for vendor registration.

    If you are a speaker, please use the link for speaker registration. 

    Join us again, this year, for a very special Parrot Festival as we celebrate our 23rd year!  Parrot Festival is an annual gathering of parrot enthusiasts for education and celebration.  It is the major Education Conference and Fundraiser for the organization and the proceeds sustain us through out the year in our educational and parrot re-homing endeavors.  Each year we strive to bring you the best and most interesting speakers and programs all while providing a fun, warm, and exciting experience.

    NPRPF MEMBERS:

    You must log in during registration to get your membership discount. If you need assistance don't hesitate to contact Paula Nowak, (949) 212 - 3148.


    This Year:

    Parrots 101 - A series of classes for beginning parrot owners and those that are thinking of getting a parrot.  This class is open to the public for a fee and is free to conference attendees.

    Mega Raffle Extravaganza - A fun way to win prizes and raise money for NPRPF at the Friday evening Party in Parrot-dise. Anyone can attend the Party in Parrot-dise, but only holders of Mega Raffle Tickets can participate in the drawings. This is a reverse raffle where people are eliminated as their number is called.  A limited number of 200 tickets are available.  You can purchase them when you register.  If the tickets are sold out you will have an opportunity to buy one of the remaining tickets at the end of the Raffle from the ticket holders.

    Parrot Jewelry Session - Join Dawn Lucero as we craft Parrot Jewelry

    Speakers:

    Jafet Velez

    Michelle Carollo

    Robin Sullivan

    Karen Anderson

    Rene Ryan

    Dr. Stephen Fronefield

    Dr. Sharman Hoppes

    Dr. Gregory Rich

    Bennett Hennessey

    Hildegard Niemann

    Rainer Niemann

    Kathy LaFollett

    Matt Schmit



    Saturday Banquet - The Banquet on Saturday night is a chance to dress up and enjoy a meal while celebrating the people and organizations that contribute to the well being of Parrots.  It is also the capstone of the auctions with winners of the silent auctions announced before the live auction is held.

    Vendor Hall- The Vendor Hall at Parrot Festival is always a great place to find unusual toys and hard to find items from specialty bird retailers and companies from all over the United States. The Vendor Hall is open to the public for a small fee and free to conference attendees.

    Daily and Three Day Raffle- An extensive table of Raffle items is available everyday during Parrot Festival.  Tickets can be purchased at a discount in your registration or they may be purchased at during the Festival.

    Please consider staying at the Doubletree IAH during Parrot Festival

    When you stay at the Doubletree during the conference you help NPRPF and our mission!  The more people stay at the hotel, the lower our fees and thus more of the money you spend goes directly to our rescue and education efforts.

    Click here to make your hotel reservation!


    • Saturday, January 29, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • 15747 JFK Blvd, Houston, TX 77032
    • 86
    Register


    FREE TO PARROT FESTIVAL ATTENDEES

    Parrot Festival Registrants please signup for this session in your Parrot Festival Registration.  

    This registration is for those only attending Parrots 101.

    This is a workshop designed to give good information and advice to those who are new to parrots or who are looking to get a parrot.  Excellent clinicians will help you understand what it's like to own a parrot, how to make sure it thrives, and how you and your parrot can enjoy each other.

    This is a special session presented at the Annual NPRPF Parrot Festival in Houston, TX.  You may register for this workshop without registering for the conference.

Past events

Saturday, September 18, 2021 The Constructional Approach for Parrots: The Breakthrough Procedure Caregivers need to Address Fear and Aggressive Behavior
Saturday, August 21, 2021 Parrot Reproductive Tract and Egg Production
Saturday, July 17, 2021 Post Pandemic: Separation Anxiety Between My Bird and Me
Saturday, June 26, 2021 Enrichment on a Budget
Saturday, May 22, 2021 Adventures in Bird Boarding
Saturday, April 17, 2021 Was That a Parrot?!!: Naturalized Parrots in the Continental United States
Saturday, March 20, 2021 Planting for your Parrot
Saturday, February 20, 2021 Geriatric Diseases of Parrots
Saturday, January 16, 2021 Special Enrichment for Special Needs Bird
Saturday, December 19, 2020 Feather Destructive Behavior in Parrots
Saturday, November 21, 2020 Pest Control for the Aviary
Saturday, October 17, 2020 Inside the Cage is Out of the Box: Parrot Keeping as a Form of Conservation
Saturday, September 19, 2020 Parrots 101 - Online Event
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Parrots 101 - Getting Started with Parrots
Friday, January 24, 2020 One Day Parrot Festival 2020
Friday, January 24, 2020 Parrot Festival 2020
Monday, July 15, 2019 Speakers - Parrot Festival 2020
Monday, July 15, 2019 Conference Package - Parrot Festival 2020
Monday, July 15, 2019 Daily Shopper 2020
Saturday, January 26, 2019 Parrots 101 - Getting Started with Parrots
Friday, January 25, 2019 Non-Profit 20th Anniversary Special - Parrot Festival 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 One Day Parrot Festival 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 Parrot Festival 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 Conference Package - Parrot Festival 2019
Friday, January 25, 2019 Speakers - Parrot Festival 2019
Friday, January 27, 2017 Parrot Festival 2017
Friday, January 23, 2015 Parrot Festival 2015
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