Pollinator Fest

close up of a bee with eyes, head, legs and other body parts hovering over a pink flower

Saturday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate National Pollinator Week. Visit a variety of fun and educational displays, including live pollinators and plants, and interactive pollinator-themed activities. This event will happen rain or shine.

Pollinator Fest Activities:

  • Pollinator Posters
  • Pollinator Crafts
  • Wild Bees
  • Live Honey Bees: Observation Hive and Pet-A-Drone
  • Honey Tasting
  • Sting Science
  • Wasp Love: The Beauty of Paper Wasps and their Nests
  • Plant and Bee Anatomy
  • Butterfly Rearing
  • Prairie Rivers Pollinator Program and Nectar Network 
  • Pollinators and Safe Use of Pesticides
  • Catch-Your-Own Wild Pollinator
  • Bee Health
  • Monarch Mayhem
  • Insect Families
  • Plant, Grow, Fly
  • Story Walk
  • Insect Pageant Puppets


No preregistration required. Free for members and ISU students with ID. Price of admission for all others.