Sunday, September 8, 2019 10 am to 4 pm
Bartram’s Garden 54th St & Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19143
10 am – 4 pm Ongoing Activities
- Bartram’s Fall Plant Sale – Pollinator-friendly options
- Children’s Carnival – Make your own costume for the bee parades!
- Vendors’ Marketplace: local vendors and organizations selling hand-made products and demonstrations including “home brewing with honey” by our sponsor, Philly Homebrew Outlet. The vendor list is growing; check back soon to see who to expect!
- Bartram’s Gift Shop & Tours – Welcome Center
- Famous Philly food trucks on site: (to be announced)
Ongoing 11:00 am – 3 pm – Free Boating on the Delaware
Ongoing 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – House And Garden Tours Available Tickets can be purchased in the Welcome Center
The Honey Festival will be held rain or shine, however the activities marked with asterisk (*) below are weather permitting. Please check this website for last minute details.
*10:30 am Open Hive Talk – Take a peek inside a REAL LIVE hive with an experienced beekeeper!
11:00 am Honey Extraction Demonstration – Learn how honey makes it from the hive and the honeycomb into a jar!
11:30 am Children’s Bee Parade #1 – Don’t forget to make your costumes in the Children’s Area ahead of time.
11:00 am The Plague of the Spotted Lantern Fly – Kirk Wattles
*12:30 pm Open Hive Talk – What’s going on in there? Watch and learn as a beekeeper opens a living bee hive right before your eyes.
1:00 pm Honey Extraction Demo – All hands on deck, interactive honey harvest; learn then do it!
1:30 pm Keynote speaker (to be announced)
*2:00 pm Open Hive Talk – Come closer if you dare! Ask the beekeeper anything you want to know about honey bees.
2:00 pm Music by the Red Hot Ramblers – an authentic 1920s jazz ensemble in every way – they exemplify red hot syncopation, stompin’ rhythms, and lyrical melodies associated with the Jazz Age.
2:15 pm Children’s Bee Parade #2 – Visit the Children’s Area ahead of time to make your costumes
2:30 pm “Land On Me” – the perennial reprise of our children’s entertainment featuring the honey bee and the flower who is afraid of her!
2:30 pm – Honey Extraction Demonstration Learn how honey makes it from the hive and the honeycomb into a jar!
*3:00 pm – Bee Beard!
*3:30 pm – Open Hive Talk – Your last chance to see inside a real bee hive at the 2018 Honey Festival!
Venue Coordinator: Leslie Gale email@example.com 215-729-5281