2018 Florida Bat Festival

October 20, 2018

Date/Time 10/20/2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Location Lubee Bat Conservatory

Event Information

Lubee Bat Conservancy is excited to welcome everyone to their 14th Annual Florida Bat Festival held Saturday, October 20, 10-5. Visit with the “Winged Crusaders, Superhero Bats!” Find out how bats from around the world are your everyday superheroes!

ADMISSION
$5 AGES 5-12
$8 AGES 13 & up
KIDS 4 AND UNDER FREE
THE BEER GARDEN AT BATFEST IS $25 ONLINE (through Ticketleap) and $28 AT GATE; festival entry included.
Funds are used for ongoing research, conservation, and community education programs.

– View the world’s largest bats!
– Enjoy activities, games, live music, and educational exhibits!
– Enter raffle prize drawings featuring zoo and theme park tickets!
– Check out the Kids Zone area featuring Bounce Houses provided by Space Walk of Gainesville and face painting by Fabulous Faces.

What’s New This Year…SUPERHERO BATS, COSTUME CONTEST, NATIVE BATS, and EXPANDED BEER GARDEN

Superhero Bats – Explore the festivities while learning what makes bats Superheroes! Large displays will educate guests on the incredible abilities of our nocturnal allies.

Superhero Costume Contest – It doesn’t have to be Halloween to dress up, have fun at BAT FEST! This year we encourage guests of all ages to wear their favorite Superhero Costume. Ten gift certificates will be handed out to children and adults for the best costumes, during 12pm & 1pm. Be on the look out for the Superhero Inspector!

Meet Our Native Bats – Lubee recently rescued 10 Big Brown Bats and guests will have an opportunity to meet them during select educational presentations. Check your programs!

Expanded Beer Garden – Enjoy brews from your favorite local breweries. More info BELOW.

The festival will be held on the beautiful grounds of the conservancy, located at 1309 N.W. 192nd Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32609.

BATS, BREWS, and an EXPANDED BEER GARDEN!!!

Come enjoy unlimited 3oz samples from your FAVORITE LOCAL BREWERIES!!

$25 ONLINE – https://flbatfestival.ticketleap.com/14flbatfest/
$28 AT GATE