BAWKtoberfest 2017

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    What is BAWKtoberfest?

    BAWKtoberfest is GROW Local South Texas’ annual backyard chicken coop tour, a fun day for the whole family. Kids especially love seeing chickens up close and personal. Here is how it works.

    • When and Where: Saturday, October 21, 2017
    • Cost:
      • GROW Local South Texas Members: $5
      • GROW Local South Texas Non-Members: $10
      • Children 12 and under are free
    • Tickets:
    • Ride The BAWKMobile:
      • Members: $35 (all ages)
      • Non-Members: $40 (all ages)
      • Tickets on sale soon.
    • Education:
      • During your check-in time at The Learning Garden, enjoy a half-day of fantastic chicken-related learning workshops. We will post the schedule soon. Stay for as few or as many as you care to.
      • At each coop tour, the coop owner will be present to tell you about their coop and answer questions

    Learning Garden Education Schedule

    We will conduct a half-day of fantastic chicken-related learning workshops. We will post the schedule of educational events here when it is finalized.

    The BAWKMobile

    The BAWKMobile, a VIP party bus where you can leave the driving to us while you visit every coop, will return in 2017. BAWKMobile ticket price includes water during the tour and a local snack!

    Ride The BAWKMobile:

    • Members: $35 (all ages)
    • Non-Members: $40 (all ages)

    Purchase General Admission Tickets here.

    BAWKtoberfest Afterparty

    After the chickens roost for the night, the humans gather and recount their exciting day. More information about the BAWKtoberfest 2017 Afterparty coming soon.

    Become a Sponsor

    Email us for more information on how to become a sponsor for BAWKtoberfest 2017.

    GROW Local South Texas’ mission is to cultivate a healthy community by growing the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable foods. What better way to teach people about backyard chickens than to let them see how their neighbors actually do it?


    BAWKtoberfest can’t happen without a small army of volunteers on the day of the tour. By volunteering for one shift, you will receive two passes to take the tour. Volunteers are needed at Learning Garden Check In, to run between stops and at The Learning Garden for check in.

    Sign up here to volunteer for BAWKtoberfest 2017.