The Great Insect Fair is our annual extravaganza celebrating insects with lots of activities, games, crafts, tasty treats, and fun for everyone!

* Our Great Insect Fair has been cancelled for 2023. *

Admission to the fair is FREE, but donations are accepted and greatly appreciated!
Activities include:

  • Insect zoo
  • Backyard bees
  • Honey tasting
  • Bumblebees
  • Butterfly tents
  • Insect construction
  • Vector-borne disease
  • Insects from the Inside
  • Face painting
  • "Zombie ant" fungus
  • Insect deli
  • T-shirts and more from Entomology Graduate Student Association
  • Vendors selling a variety of insect arts and crafts, books, and  T-shirts

The fair will also include other events designed to be fun and interactive.

For more information, contact the Department of Entomology,

The Department of Entomology
The Pennsylvania State University
501 ASI Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-1895
FAX: 814-865-3048

Highlights from Past Years

Outreach Programs and Activities Coordinator

Anne Johnson
  • Ph.D. Student