On Saturday, August 24, 2013
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Learn about the exciting world of bugs in an adventurous environment! Earn a “Certificate in Bugology,” purchase edible insects, play bug bingo, participate in Insect Olympics, catch live bugs, and meet the experts. Bug Day is an entomological extravaganza, fun for the entire family.
Lady Bug Releases at 10am, 11am, 1pm!Admission
$4 IBG Member
$8 Adult Non-Member
$4 Youth Ages 5-12 (kids 4 and under are free)
Admission may be purchased in advance online or by calling or visiting the Garden office. Garden Box Office Hours: Monday-Friday from 9-4 p.m.
Purchasing Tickets In Advance
Online ticket purchasing will only be available until 4 p.m. Friday, August 23. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the gate during Bug Day. Tickets purchased in advance will be located at the Idaho Botanical Garden Will-Call table by the Kiosk entrance.Click here to purchase tickets online.
Members must sign in or log in to receive the member rate. The discount will show up at checkout. Call the Garden at 343-8649 if you have trouble purchasing. Bug Day Stations:
Ask an Entomologist
Capitol Pest Management
USDA Forest Service
Treasure Valley Beekeepers Club
Get creative at the bug craft station! Create a big bug from LIVE models!
Go on a Bug Safari
Capture a bug for the entomologist to identify
Oregon Feeder Insects
Orma J. Smith Museum of Natural History
Go buggy and dress as your favorite Bug!
Check out the Bug Day Passport!
Here Rover Hotdogs and Ben and Jerry’s will be onsite for lunch!