Festival Hours & Location
The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival headquarters are at the Morro Bay Community Center, 1001 Kennedy Way.
Early Check In: Thursday, 3 to 7 pm.
New this year, you can check in and pick up materials early. NOTE location is the Inn at Morro Bay, and you will NOT be able to register or change registration at this time. It allows online registrants to pick up copies of materials a little early, in a social setting.
The Community Center desk closes at 9:30 a.m. on Monday.
NOTE: The State Park campground on the south end of town will NOT be available during the Bird Festival. It will be closed for maintenance.
*The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival Bazaar is free and open to the public except during the Opening Reception on Friday evening, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Directions to the Morro Bay Community Center
DRIVING FROM THE NORTH: Access Highway 1 from either Highway 46 West just south of Paso Robles or Highway 41 West in Atascadero. In Morro Bay, take the Main Street exit and turn right. At the Quintana Road traffic signal, turn left. Turn right onto Kennedy Way.
DRIVING FROM THE SOUTH: Access Highway 1 North from San Luis Obispo. When you reach Morro Bay, take the Morro Bay Boulevard exit and as you enter the traffic circle, take the first right onto Quintana Road. Turn left onto Kennedy Way.
FLYING: The nearest airport is located in San Luis Obispo, 12 miles south of Morro Bay. United Airlines and U.S. Airways fly into the airport. There are taxicabs, but they are rare. Use your Uber app, plan on renting a car or have someone pick you up.