Adelaide Bug Festival | South Australia | 4-7 Feb 2021

adelaide bug festival

The Adelaide Bug Festival

The Adelaide Bug Festival is a new exhibition that will be held from 4-7 February 2021 at the Adelaide Showground. The exhibition will feature various giant, moving, hissing and clicking insects and creatures from different parts of the world. Imagine this: a 6m tarantula or a 6m scorpion from head to tail.

The exhibition blends technology, science, artistry, and imagination to capture the most unusual aspects of the insect world. Various animatronic insects will be featured and the exaggerated size of these creatures will shine a creative spotlight on what makes them “extreme.” Visitors will be able to examine these insects up close and learn a lot about their importance in our ecosystem, extreme behaviours and the physical characteristics that allow bugs to thrive and survive.

A variety of preserved and live reptiles and insects will also be on view for close-up inspection. Educators will also be on hand to give short insect talks and answer questions.

There will also be a jumping castle and amusement rides from $5 per ride.

Early Bird Tickets (until 31 October 2020): Children (2-13 years) $12.00 | Seniors $15.00 | Adults and children 14 and over $20.00 | Family of four $60 (2 adults and 2 kids) | Group or Family of eight mixed kids or adults $120.00

Standard Tickets (after 31 October 2020): Kids $15.00 | Seniors $18.00 | Adults $25.00 | Family of four $70 (2 adults and 2 kids) | Group or Family of eight mixed kids and adults $150.00



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For more information and all enquiries please visit the Giant Creepy Crawlies website.

What:     Adelaide Bug Festival

When:    4-7 February 2021 | 8am-10pm

Where:   Adelaide Showground | Wayville

Who:       Families

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

Image Source: Giant Creepy Crawlies website


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