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Love Bugs Adults-Only Valentine's Event

Love is in the air at the ABQ BioPark BUGarium and Shark Reef Cafe!


Feb 14, 2019
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM


ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden and Aquarium
2601 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


Join us at the BUGarium for a special "Love Bugs" adults-only event! We'll enjoy appetizers from 6-7 p.m., along with bug encounters and keeper talks about "bug love." Extend your experience with a delicious dinner in the romantic Shark Reef Cafe at 7 p.m. For information on the menu, please call 848-7123.


  • $30 per person for BUGarium admission, live bug encounters, a talk with a bug zookeeper on bug love, appetizers and one adult beverage (cash bar available).
  • $50 per person for all of the above plus dinner in the Shark Reef Café.


5:30 p.m. – Check-in at the entrance to the Botanic Garden and head to the BUGarium.

5:45 p.m. – Roam the BUGarium exhibits, talk to volunteers and encounter live arthropods, enjoy appetizers and drinks.

6:30-7 p.m. – Listen to the Love Bugs talk with a bug zookeeper.

7 p.m. – This is the conclusion for those not having dinner in café; those registered for dinner will head to the Shark Reef Café.   


$30 per person for just the tour. $50 per person for tour plus dinner.
Love Bugs Adults-Only Valentine's Event

Two dragonflies create a heart-like shape while mating. Credit: Carsten Peter/National Geographic Society/Universal Images Group


ABQ BioPark
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)