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9th Annual Hokie BugFest – October 5, 2018
Ages: ALL AGES
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: FREE admission and parking
Location: Squires Student Center and Downtown Blacksburg
Bug-out at Virginia Tech’s 9th Annual Hokie BugFest! This FREE event celebrates the joy and excitement of entomology, with STEAM-inspired (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math) activities for all ages!
Features include a BugZoo with over 200 live arthropods, exhibits from regional museums, and endless arts and crafts. Enter the Human’s Dressed as Dung Beetles race, Insect-Eating Contest, or one of eight competitions and win a prize! Walk through a Butterfly House, check out Tony Gustin the Bug Whisperer, or witness acrobatic insects at a live Flea Circus. Head to the Lyric Theater for a bug-inspired Children’s Story Hour and movie, or build-your-own costume and join the annual Buggin-Out Parade. One of Virginia Tech’s largest science literacy events, Hokie BugFest will leave you bug-crazed and bug-amazed!
Visit hokiebugfest.com to find out more.
S.A.F.E. (Supporting Autism-Friendly Environments) event in cooperation with VT Center for Autism Research. Call 540-231-6543 for more information.