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September 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Families can experience bugs from around the world and learn about their origin and behavior at Hershey Gardens’ sixth annual Bug-O-Rama. In addition to scorpions, tarantulas, millipedes and cockroaches, this year’s event also features small native and exotic reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, lizards, frogs, geckos and more.

Special guests include Ryan the Bug Man with a variety of native and exotic insects, Pennsylvania Bat Rescue with live bats, and Refreshing Mountain Wildlife Center with a Green Tree Python, Blue Tongue Skink and baby American Alligator.

Guests can also enjoy the Zoology Zone Interactive Cart as well as games and crafts. Plus, Sarah’s Creamery will be selling ice cream treats!

  • 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – PA Bat Rescue with live bats
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Face painting ($5 cash only)
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Refreshing Mountain Wildlife Center
  • 2 p.m. – puppet show

 Bug-O-Rama is included in general admission, which includes entrance to the Butterfly Atrium.


September 11, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm