Annual Events

Bug Bowl

April 15th, 2023, 10am to 6pm

Bug Bowl is for all ages, and free and open to the public. It’s part of the larger Purdue Agriculture event Spring Fest.

What happens at Bug Bowl?

  • Insect Art Contest
  • Insect Petting Zoo
  • Arthropod Observation Room
  • Insect Crafts and Face Painting
  • Cricket Spitting Contest
  • Pollinator Exhibit and Honey Tasting Room
  • Insect Games and Insect-Eating Plants
  • And lots more!

Discover Insect Biology

Thinking about majoring in entomology here at Purdue? Come spend a day on campus and meet our students and faculty! Open to High School students.

4-H Round Up And Career Day

Know a student interested in entomology? The 4-H Round Up and Career Day provides middle school, junior and senior high school students an opportunity to learn more about insects and discover what entomologists do.