2018 Virginia Honey Bee Festival

2018 Virginia Honey Bee Festival

Definitely something to BUZZ about!

Saturday, August 18
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join the Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia and Norfolk Botanical Garden again this year for a fun filled day with bee products, activities, vendors and great information. Learn how to raise bees and purchase “bee” plants to create a bee friendly yard. Taste honey samples, look inside a bee hive and participate in great activities for the entire family! Kids that come dressed as a bee get a free honey stick! Special activities also in the Children’s Garden. Included with regular Garden admission.

Food Vendors:

  • The Honey Pot: Grilled Cheese and More
  • Just Cupcakes
  • Over the Moon Pizza

Merchandise Vendors 

  • Barbara Bloom Pottery
  • Bill Core (Studio 107 Jewelery)
  • Blue Heron Pottery
  • Ellie Beads
  • P.B. Connections
  • Neighborhood Harvest Natural Products


  • Butterfly Society of Virginia
  • Pollination Station with NBG and ODU
  • Candle Rolling, Face Painting, Coloring, lots of activities for the kids!
  • Bee Guild Plant Sale
  • Norfolk Master Gardeners
  • Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast
  • Visit Norfolk
  • Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads
Hourly Tram Tours depart Baker Hall Visitor Center beginning at 10 AM until 4 PM.