Visit This Year's Arizona Insect Festival

The University of Arizona Department of Entomology will host the 2017 Arizona Insect Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free event takes place in the Environmental and Natural Resources 2 building near 6th Street and Park Avenue. Parking is free in nearby campus garages.

Festival booths include Ask A Scientist Café, Stings ‘N’ Things, Aquatic Insects, and more.

The lecture schedule features Typical Tucson Insects, Garden Bugs’ Food of the Future, and other talks.

The first Arizona Insect Festival took place in 2011, and attendance has more than tripled over the last six years.