National Honey Bee Day Festival
The Brevard Backyard Beekeepers will be buzzing with activity at the UF/IFAS Brevard County Center in Cocoa from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Saturday August 17th to celebrate National Honey Bee Day! The event is free to the public and is aimed to heighten awareness and appreciation for honey bees and to provide educational information about the global importance of pollinating insects. The event will feature demonstrations and lectures by Expert Beekeepers and Master Gardeners. Taste honey samples, look inside a bee hive, talk to expert beekeepers and try on a beekeepers suit. Kids can participate in a Spelling Bee for great prizes. Come dressed like a bee to help celebrate the day. Plenty of local honey, hive products and local crafts will be available for purchase. Music, food, children’s games and activities will be on hand to celebrate everything honey bees!