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Bug Day at Idaho Botanical Garden

September 16, 2023 @ 10:00 am 4:00 pm MDT

Get ready for Bug Day: Where Learning Gets Wild! Join us on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at the Idaho Botanical Garden for a day full of bug-themed activities from local organizations, live music, a VW Bug car show, and a large Mantis puppet roaming the Garden!

Date: September 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (last entry 3:00pm)
Location: Idaho Botanical Garden

Our 22nd annual Bug Day offers a variety of bug-themed booths and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) activities that will captivate minds and ignite curiosity. From interactive exhibits to hands-on learning outdoors, there’s something for learners of all ages to enjoy. Live music by Fiddle Express from 12-2p adds to the Bug Day experience, creating a joyful atmosphere as you explore the Garden around you. Food trucks offer a delectable selection of bites and beverages for purchase, with something to satisfy every craving and keep you energized throughout the day. The VW Bug car show is a unique display that combines classic cars with bug-themed excitement – vote for your favorite creation.

Rusty Dog
Kona Ice
Slow River Coffee
Sizzlin Stone Pizza
Sweet Dreams
Face Painting

Thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, Idaho Immunization Program!
Thank you also to our other sponsors and partners: Project Filter, Idaho Central Credit Union, and Norco.


September 16, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm MDT


Idaho Botanical Garden
(208) 343-8649