This FREE event has all of Parker abuzz. Families will enjoy the Parker Honey Festival on Sunday, August 7 in O’Brien Park. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. learn about the honeybee, including bee-friendly plants and how honeybees make honey. Come see hives, sample honey, make a craft, try on a beekeeper’s suit, pick up lots of bee-booty including honey sticks, dippers, and recipes.
The Festival presents an opportunity to learn more about the importance of honey bees and how you can support the health of bees and other pollinators.
Wander the festival grounds and talk to local beekeepers selling local honey and other products from the hive. Beekeepers are always eager to share their knowledge and passion for their craft.
Natural Grocers will be on hand to educate you on the healthy properties of natural honey. Tagawa Gardens will be there with bee-friendly plants to raffle.
Taste delicious treats made with honey by the Parker Arts Chef. Pick up a free honey stick and learn about Parker’s Cultural and Scientific Commission.
Find health and beauty products made with honey and beeswax. Learn about the vital role of honey bees and other pollinators in the production of our food.
Check out the local beekeeping club, the Southeast Beekeepers, and find out how to join this group if you aspire to be a beekeeper.
The park is at 10795 Victorian Dr., Parker.