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Bug Bowl - Purdue University

Over 30,000 people attend this event each year, one of the largest insect festivals in the USA. Preschoolers through retirees take part in hands-on insect activities including the cricket spitting contest and an insect petting zoo. Bug Bowl is part of Purdue's Spring Fest weekend!

The 30th annual Bug Bowl will be April 18-19, 2020.

Bug Bowl runs from 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday.


Future Bug Bowl Dates:

  • April 18-19, 2020
  • April 17-18, 2021
  • April 09-10, 2022
  • April 15-16, 2023
  • April 13-14, 2024