SLC Bee Fest


Bees, butterflies, birds and other pollinators – and the flowers they love.

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A virtual celebration of pollination!

Saturday, 10/10 from 11am-1pm
Saturday, 10/17 from 11am-1pm
on Youtube Live
Pollinator Costume Contest all week!

Ways to participate include: 

1. Subscribe to our Youtube channel, where the virtual events will stream live at 11am both Saturdays: 
  • October 10:
    • iNaturalist demonstration –  Ellen Eiriksson, NHMU
    • Threat to Bee Health – Steven Stanko, UDAF Hive Inspection Program
    • Pollinator Poetry with former poet laureate – Katharine Coles
    • Apitherapy 101 – Daniel Oduntan, Bee Craft Consult
    • Harp music – Linsey, White Lake Honey & White Lake Farms
  • October 17:
    • Ask a Beekeeper w/ Wasatch Beekeepers Association
    • Native Bees – Christy Bills, NHMU
    • Birds and other insects as Pollinators – Brent Johnson, Ogden Nature Center
    • Wasatch Community Gardens Green Pheonix Farm Tour – James Loomis, WCG
    • Utah Pollinator Pursuit – Amanda Barth, USU Extension
    • Bee’s Knees Cocktail Demo – Raya Wall, Holy Stone Distilling
2. Dress up for the Pollinator Costume Contest through Oct. 31 for the chance to win prizes! Enter by sending in a photo via email or social media. More info on how to enter here.
3. Follow @slcbeefest on Instagram for updates and coverage during the event
4. RSVP to our Facebook Event Page
We’re so sad we can’t have our live event at Wasatch Community Gardens’ Green Team Farm this year. We want to use this year to unite Utah’s bee-lovers virtually, and engage even those who don’t call Utah home, but who also love bees and all their pollinator friends.