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San Diego Botanic Garden Insect & Ladybug Festival
July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - July 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm$14
This one-of-a-kind event features thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live insects, lizards, snakes, and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.” Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva (in various flavors such as mesquite, teriyaki, and barbeque!). Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions and more than 20 informational booths will teach and entertain children and adults alike.
This year, Sam the giant Galapagos Tortoise will make a special guest appearance! Come and visit Sam at the Insect Festival on Saturday Morning from 10 – 11:30 am.