Bug Day

Date(s) - Sat 23 Aug
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Idaho Botanical Garden

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.

$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.

Event Details:

Bug Day Stations:
Big Bugs
Boise WaterShed
Ask an Entomologist
Capitol Pest Management
Insect Tattoos
Bug Races
Insect Bingo
Bug Craft
Pollinator Paradise
USDA Forest Service
Treasure Valley Beekeepers Club
Insect Olympics
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!

Food & Beverage:
Coming Spring 2014.

Additional Details:
Coming Spring 2014.

2014 Bug Day Sponsors