The 32nd Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is set for Jan. 14-15, 2023 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hiwassee Refuge, Cherokee Removal Memorial Park, and Birchwood Community Center.

The festival is a celebration of 20,000 or more sandhill cranes that migrate through or spend the winter on or near the Hiwassee Refuge. It is also an opportunity to focus attention on the rich wildlife heritage of the state and the Native American history of the area.