Meet some turtles and tortoises up close and personal. Enjoy a laid-back lesson on turtles and tortoises from their humans.
September is the time to summon all turtle enthusiasts to the Fall
Chicago Turtle Club Turtle and Tortoise Rendezvous where Chicago Turtle Club members and friends display their favorite turtles & tortoises.
Adults, children, turtles, coureurs de bois, and voyageurs are
cordially invited. No turtle experience necessary. You need not need be a member to exhibit your turtle, but please transport your turtles safely and exhibit in clean and healthful enclosures.
Experienced turtle mavens will answer your questions on turtle
selection, housing, and husbandry. Turtle puns and jokes are
Bring your speediest box turtle to the Turtle Race - please, no
Free admission and parking.
Turtle Set-up begins at Noon
Bring a picnic lunch and hike the nature path! You will love this place!
See photos from past Chicago Turtle Club events: