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Slug Fest

June 26 - 27, 2021 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Slugs, slugs and more slugs! Learn about what makes slugs so cool and special. The park will be decorated to celebrate slugs and families can craft their own pair of tentacles!

May the slime be with you.

Slip, slime & slugs.

It's the most unusual Northwest Festival ever - a celebration of slugs. Guests can craft and wear their own tentacles to become a slug in preparation for the “Be a Slug” activity walk. Activities will include “How slow can you go?”, “Look out for slug predators!”, “How to Teach a Slug to Read” Story Walk, and other activities, too!

It's all about decomposition.

Why do we have this zaniest of festivals? Well, if you've ever hiked a Northwest forest, you'll know our slugs are among the biggest and best - especially the yellow-green banana slug. But they're also vital to our ecosystem, breaking down organic matter and returning it to the forest floor, where it becomes food for our beautiful plants and trees. Long live slugs!