Take in the sights and sounds of the season at FortWhyte Alive.
Watch as the sun slowly disappears below the horizon and geese begin landing on Lake Devonian at sunset in this breathtaking autumn ritual. Throughout the evening you can take part in a select number of activities like hatchet throwing and our migration education station as well as enjoy a delicious selection of food!
The days are getting shorter and goose arrival times are getting earlier!
View the estimated sunset times for 2023.
Admission to Sunset Goose Flights is $5 for the general public and is free for FortWhyte Alive members (registration required).
Admission to Sunset Goose Flights does not include access to FortWhyte Alive’s trails and boardwalks which are closed during the evening.
Enjoy new activities each evening of the week at this year's Sunset Goose Flights!
|Goose migration presentation, interpretive mammal table, and lawn games.||Atlatl throwing on the Carbon Bluff.||Hatchet throwing, live music, alcoholic beverages available for purchase, and we will remain open for an extra hour so you can enjoy the night time sights and sounds.||Lawn games and nature crafts for kids - and kids at heart.||Hatchet throwing on the Carbon Bluff.|
Live Music Schedule for the 2023 Fall Migration
Enjoy live music as the geese come in every Friday night during Sunset Goose Flights then stay late and enjoy a few drinks!
Make sure to arrive by 6:30pm to find a good spot!
September 22 – Ali Khan
September 29 – Rob Knaggs
October 6 – Jennifer Thiessen
October 13 – Melody McKiver
October 20 – Rob Knaggs
Menu for September 27 – October 1
Larger options include…
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available.
Interested in learning more about geese and the magic of migration? Check out these stories from our blog:
You can learn more about migration and the wonderful birds who take this journey by visiting our migration information station during Sunset Goose Flights.