MARCH 8-10 – Monte Vista

Witness thousands of cranes, ducks and geese fly sky-high in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Every March these magnificent birds migrate to the San Luis Valley just in time for the 41st Monte Vista Crane Festival.The festival is held from Friday to Sunday, March 8th to 10th, 2024 in the San Luis Valley. Festival-goers enjoy a range of activities, including photography workshops, sandhill crane tours, guest speakers, and guided visits to local parks and canyons. Events at the Monte Vista Crane Festival take place at a number of locations around the valley.