Bug Crawl at the Garden

Saturday, September 30
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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The Garden is crawling with BIG BUGS!  Bug Crawl will be the tastiest way to experience David Rogers’ Big Bugs at the Garden, with tasting stations by local and regional breweries and distilleries at each massive creature’s site and throughout the Garden.

Some of the libation stations include Diamond Bear, Corsair Brewstillery, Boscos, High Cotton Brewery, Abita, Ole Smoky, Southern Prohibition, Green Brier, Prichard’s Distillery, Old Dominick Distillery, and Memphis Made.

Enjoy music by Objekt12, readings by The Amazing Grayson, henna by Pain' it Cool,  and grab some grub from local food trucks like Smokin Hot BBQ, Say Cheese, Lynnie's Links & Drinks, Fuel, and Mama D's.

The night also includes a Bug Petting Zoo, Pretzel Necklace making station, Entomophagy Table, Cockroach Races- until dark, and Lawn Games.

 Click here ONLY if you have what it takes to be a Very Important Bug!

MBG members $25/non-members $35/VIB passes $55. Tickets online here.

(V.I.B. entry 6:00 p.m.)







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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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