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Birdhouse Building Contest

  • Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary 248 Ridgewood Avenue Charlotte, NC, 28209 United States (map)

Don’t miss out on the annual Wing Haven Birdhouse Building Contest to benefit Children’s & Family Programming. In addition to showcasing your creativity, the contest highlights the need for bird nesting sites.

Houses built by registered participants will be on display beginning April 5th during our Annual Spring Plant Sale and through April 23rd; visitors will vote on their favorite houses and winners announced April 24th. Recommended for adults, children, Scouts, corporate groups, faith-based groups, anyone who wants to build a birdhouse!!

Birdhouse Building Contest 2016!  See more

Birdhouse Building Contest 2016! See more

Birdhouse Building Rules:

  • All birdhouses must be turned in by Monday, April 3rd, 5:00 pm – to the Foundation Office, 260 Ridgewood Ave.
  • Birdhouses can be of original design OR made from a kit.
  • Birdhouses must have a sturdy hook to facilitate hanging.
  • It is suggested that materials (wood, paint, etc.) used in construction can withstand the elements since the birdhouses will be on display outside. Recommend to use a clear sealer on top of any type of paint.  

Entry in the contest constitutes permission to use your name and image for purpose of publicity.

Voting will take place during the Spring Plant Sale through the Patron Garden Party by garden visitors and Wing Haven members.   Tell all your friends to come view and vote – you too!

Prizes will be award for People’s Choice (most votes), Wackiest - Adult, Wackiest - Child, Most Creative - Adult, and Most Creative - Child. Winners will be announced the week of April 24th.

Earlier Event: February 23
Benefactor Event
Later Event: March 25
Backyard Gardening Workshop