There are many last-minute closures and much uncertainty about future events. We will keep our calendar as up-to-date as possible but please check with event hosts prior to attending an event and refer to CDC guidelines to minimize the spread as much as possible.
Insect Festival 2019
Sat., 7-20-2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m
Non-members free with paid garden admission
San Diego Botanic Garden
San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024
Event added by Laura G.

This one-of-a-kind event features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, ladybugs and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm. Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions at several information booths that will teach and entertain children and adults alike.

Enjoy great food and drinks offered by: 

  • Two For The Road
  • The Rush Coffee
  • San Diego Lemon Life

Cost: Free for members and children 12 and under. Non-members free with paid garden admission

Don't Miss

• Bug Experts
• Animal Show
• Reptiles
• Ladybug Release
• Bug Eating
• Crafts
• Food & Drinks


Event details are subject to change. Please contact the event host to verify these details are accurate.


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