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Enchanted Wings continue to flutter at Gilroy Gardens through August 16th. This special event includes the return of the “Friends of a Feather” bird show to the Lakeside Amphitheater. New this year is the addition of an animal training center near the amphitheater where children, under the supervision of animal handlers and trainers, can have a hands-on experience.
Starting August 22nd, children can enjoy the Creature Kingdom at Gilroy Gardens. This barnyard petting zoo will be at Gilroy Gardens through October 25th. Please note that hourly access to the petting zoo is limited. There is an additional charge for admission to Creature Kingdom. The funds collected go to the care of the animals.
For more information on planning your visit, go to
the Gilroy Gardens web site.
— photo: Steven Wilson