We are a non-profit organization dedicated to saving bats and their habitats through research, conservation, and education, with a focus on children and community engagement.

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1309 NW 192nd Ave Gainesville, FL 32609   352-485-1250  info@lubee.org

BAT FEST 2019

Celebrating Lubee's 30th Anniversary!

 

Lubee Bat Conservancy is excited to welcome everyone to our 

15th Annual Florida Bat Festival held Saturday, October 26, 10am-5pm. Tour the beautiful grounds of Lubee while learning about our accomplishments spanning three decades. Walk through memory land as we highlight our humble beginnings to  BAT GLOBAL DOMINATION! Mywahhahahhaaha!!!

ADMISSION IS $5 AGES 5-12

$8 AGES 13 & up

KIDS 4 AND UNDER FREE

THE BEER GARDEN AT BATFEST IS $25 ONLINE

$28 AT GATE - Festival entry included.

Funds are used for our 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.

 

 

 

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. Meet near the front gate at 1pm!

 

Meet Our Native Bats - Learn more about the small wonders of the bat world! See Lubee's adorable #InsectVacuums up close!

 

Expanded Beer Garden - Enjoy local brews from your favorite local breweries.  This year we are hoping to add live music to the Beer Garden for your enjoyment! Stay Tuned for Updates!!

 

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

 

For more information check out our Facebook page!

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BATS, BREWS, and the BEER GARDEN!!!

 

Receive a 5oz. souvenir tasting glass with ticket and enjoy unlimited  3 oz.samples from your

FAVORITE LOCAL BREWERIES!!

 

$25 ONLINE CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

$28 AT GATE

 

THANK YOU to our 2019 Beer Garden Sponsors -           

First Magnitude Brewing Company, Swamp Head Brewery, Blackadder Brewing Company, Cypress and Grove Brewing, High Springs Brewing Company, Infinite AleWorks, and home brews from the Hogtown Brewers and Brick City Brewers.

A big THANK YOU to the Hogtown Brewers for their continued support of Lubee Bat Conservancy in helping our Beer Garden endeavor.

2019 Bat Fest Food Vendors!

TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!