National Parrot Rescue
& Preservation Foundation

Conference Package - Parrot Festival 2019

  • Friday, January 25, 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • Sunday, January 27, 2019
  • 3:00 PM
  • 15747 JFK Blvd, Houston, TX 77032


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

Use this Registration to purchase the All-Inclusive Conference Package Option.

(includes banquet, t-shirt, conference pin, and 3 nights at the hotel)

Celebrating 20 years of 

Parrot Festival

January 25-27, 2019

Join us again, this year, for a very special Parrot Festival as we celebrate our 20th year!  Parrot Festival is an annual gathering of parrot enthusiasts for education and celebration.  It is the major Education Conference and Fund-raiser for the organization and the proceeds sustain us through out the year in our educational and parrot rehoming 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.


You must log in during registration to get your membership discount. If you need assistance don't hesitate to contact Danny Sigmon, 713-553-5631.

See the full schedule by clicking here.

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This Year:

Parrot 101 - A class 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.

Art an Wine with Tina Marie K - The exceptionally talented Tina Marie K. will hold a special session where she will teach you how to make sun catchers.  Everyone will leave with their own parrot sun catcher.


Dr. Patricia Anderson - Anthrozoologist

Dr. Natalie Antinoff - Avian Veterinarian and Star of Animal ER

Dr. Jason Crean - Nutritionist and Biologist

Steve Duncan - Aviculturist and Photographer

Dr. Caroline Efstathion - Biologist and Conservationist

Dr. Susan Friedman - Behaviorist

Bennet Hennesy - Blue-Throated Macaw Conservationist

Tina Marie K. - Artist

Jack Pine - Zookeeper and Wildlife Biologist

Michele Raffin - Conservationist

Robin Shewokis - Behaviorist, Bird Toy Designer

David Skidmore - Eclectus Breeder, Pet Owner

Andrea Celeste Veléz - Nature Scientist

Jafet Veléz - Puerto Rican Parrot Project and United States Fish and Wildlife.

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.

Blue-Throated Macaw Exhibition: Experience a special exhibit about the theme species for Parrot Festival 2019, the Blue-Throated Macaw (Ara glaucogularis).

Lovebird Show, presented by Agapornis Breeders and Exhibitors: Agapornis Breeders and Exhibitors is returning to Parrot Festival this year to hold a show for local and national breeders of Lovebirds.  Attendance is free to convention attendees.  Exhibitors showing more than 10 birds should register with the code provided by your club or association.

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.

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