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Hosted by Metroparks Toledo

Celebrate bugs – yes, bugs! – August 27th at BugFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Secor Metropark.

The free festival will include a visit from BUGMAN, a special guest – featuring all-day Live BUG Observation Tables and two BUG Stage Shows at 10am and 12:30pm. Enjoy family-friendly activities, like a ladybug-themed nature walk, a bug arts and crafts station, insect displays, and more!

Dress your buggy best at BugFest! Visit the Welcome Table in your best bug-themed outfit to enter the BugFest Costume Contest for a chance to win!

Come see what all the buzz is about! Learn more here: