2019 Sunday Sep. 8

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  lgale@bartramsgarden.org  215-729-5281

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