Come See What All the Buzz Is About During This Year’s Virginia Honey Bee Festival, Taking Place Near Norfolk Crossing
Here's one local event you won't want to bee late for, Norfolk Crossing: The Virginia Honey Bee Festival is returning for its fifth year to the Norfolk Botanical Garden! The annual event, which is presented in partnership with the Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia, aims to educate the public about the important role that bees play in Earth's ecosystem.
Stop by the kid-friendly festival on August 15, and you'll find the Norfolk Botanical Garden positively buzzing with activity! Think children's activities, live music, artisan-made crafts and jewelry, plus plenty of bee-centric merchandise available for purchase. You can even take a peek inside a real bee hive. If you'll be arriving with kids in tow, be sure to dress them up in a bee costume! If you do, they'll receive a free honey stick and the opportunity to enter the festival's costume parade at 11 a.m.!
Entry to the Virginia Honey Bee Festival is included in Norfolk Botanical Garden admission price: $11 for adults and $9 for kids 3-17. Members of the military enter for $10.
Virginia Honey Bee Festival 2015
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15
Norfolk Botanical Garden
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Norfolk, VA 23518