enlightened PRESS RELEASE - English  French  Spanish (published on 7 May 2020)

"Marty Party" 4th Purple Martin WMBD Celebration

Sponsored by the city of Grand Prairie, Texas and the Purple Martin Landlords of North Texas, the 4th annual "Marty Party" celebrates World Migratory Bird Day 2017 with cultural and educational programs. This festival aims to educate people on the importance and conservation needs for the Purple Martin. As the largest swallow species in North America, the Purple Martin depends on human assistance to survive in migration stop-over areas in North Texas. The event, on 10 May, will be marked with live entertainment, arts and crafts and informational activites on the Purple Martin. 

See coverage of the 2016 event here!


Grand Prairie , TEXAS 31° 35' 7.998" N, 98° 36' 47.8116" W
Start date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 09:00
End date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 17:00