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Fairy Walk 2021

The Kaukauna Public Library and 1,000 Islands Nature Center present the seventh annual Fairy Walk, August 23rd from 10am-7pm. Families are invited to explore various activities at their own pace at the time that works best for them. This year, to keep crowd sizes down, a limited number of entry tickets are available each hour. Registration is strongly encourage and required to receive a swag bag.

The event includes a dragonfly themed Storybook Walk on the boardwalk, the Fairy House Walk in the butterfly garden, a fairy scavenger hunt along the walking trail, sidewalk art, crafts, music and bubbles, and more! This fun event is free thanks to our generous sponsors!

Families can  submit a fairy house built of only natural materials prior to the event. Participants at the event then enjoy a stroll in the butterfly garden to see and vote for their favorite fairy house. The winner of the competition will receive a Heart of the Valley Chamber Bucks gift certificate and themed prize pack that evening when the winner is announced at 7:15p at the event and on Facebook Live.

 

Fairy House Contest

Children are invited to create a fairy house from natural materials to be included in the Fairy Walk. Attendees will vote for their favorite house. The first place winner will receive a Heart of the Valley Chamber Bucks gift certificate and a themed prize pack. Second and third place winners will also receive a prize.

Complete a Fairy House Registration Form and bring it and your house to 1000 Islands August 17-21.  See the Registration Form for complete  Official Contest Rules.

 

Register for a Visit Time

Register bon the Event Calendar for an entry  visit time to guarantee a swag bag for your family (one bag per family).  Click on August 23rd then select an available entry time from the list.  Arrive anytime during the hour you registered for and stay as long as you like. Stop by the check-in table to get your bag and Fairy Walk voting stones.

Advance Registration ends at 11:59PM on Sunday, August 22nd. Register in advance to receive a swag bag.

Drop in visitors are not guaranteed an swag bag, but will be able to vote in the Fairy House competition and participate in all activities.

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