May 14, 2016 - This spring event offers a variety of family friendly activities, from building birdhouses to enjoying guided walks. Join us in this celebration for birders of all ages.
July 25, 2016 - Come join hundreds of other onlookers, who wait with anticipation for the Saltwater Cowboys to move a large group of Chincoteague Ponies from the northern area of the refuge, down the beach, to a corral located along Beach Road, in preparation for the Annual Pony Swim.
Join the Town of Chincoteague in celebrating the Annual Pony Swim & auction, a local cultural tradition!
Saturday, September 24 - Entrance to the refuge is free in celebration of National Public Lands Day.
October 1, 2015 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 8:00pm.
October 8, 2016 - The diversity of wild places and wildlife found on more than 550 National Wildlife Refuges is celebrated. Come build a birdhouse, see a live animal presentation or try your luck at fun activities. Numerous family friendly activities will be available for birders and wildlife lovers of all ages. For more information, call (757)336-6122.
Entrance to the refuge is free on Sunday October 9, 2016 to kick off National Wildlife Refuge Week.
November 1, 2016 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 6:00pm
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