Philadelphia Honey Festival Buzzes into Fall

Philadelphia Honey Festival at Glen Foerd on the Delaware

Philadelphia Honey Festival at Glen Foerd on the Delaware

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Philadelphia Honey Fest - Philadelphia Honey Festival buzzes into fall on September 8, 9 and 10, 2018, at Glen Foerd on the Delaware, Wyck Historic House and Bartram’s Garden. This annual event, organized by the Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild, celebrates nine years and works to raise awareness about the importance of honey bees to the environment, the food supply and the economy, and to celebrate urban beekeeping and gardening.


  • Friday, September 7, 2018, 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Glen Foerd on the Delaware (Grant Ave. & Milnor St., Philadelphia 19114)
  • Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:00am to 4:00pm at Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm (6026 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia 19144)
  • Sunday, September 9, 2018, 10:00am to 4:00pm at Bartram’s Garden at Bartram’s Garden (54th Street & Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia 19143)

The three historic locations will each host one day of the festival, and offer visitors family-friendly activities that include open hive demonstrations, honey extractions, open hive talks, children’s activities, honey tastings, mead tastings, sales from local beekeepers, bee-bearding demonstration (by Don Shump, PBG president and owner The Philadelphia Bee Co.) and more. Each venue will also have additional local community activities to expand our usual offerings. New for 2018, look for the debut a Honey Home Brew Challenge and a Honey Festival Speaker Series. Entry to the festival venues, educational activities and demonstrations is free. For the schedule of events, visit

Presented by Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild (with Bartram’s Glen Foerd and Wyck)


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