Bee Weekend 2021
  • COVID-19 Information

    GloryBee is keenly aware that April is a critical month for beekeepers! At this time we are making plans to manage bee package pick up on April 23rd and 24th in a drive thru fashion to minimize person to person contact. Our on-site classes will be offered in video-format online, and those wanting more detailed instruction can sign up for classes with the LCBA. If you have ordered bees from us, you will be receiving more details via email soon. We will not be holding any additional public activities on April 23rd and 24th.

    When is Bee Weekend 2021?

    On Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 from 8:00am to 2:00pm, GloryBee will host its Annual Bee Weekend! To ensure the safety of all beekeepers, Bee Weekend 2021 will be drive-through pick up only.

    Unloading BeesWhere & When can I pick up my bees?

    • You will be required to sign a release of liability before acquiring your bee package, queen(s), NUC and demo hives. You will be able to do this online prior to pick up, although we will have releases available at the time of pick up as well.

    • All pickups will be at our Hwy 99 location, 29548 B Airport Road, Eugene, OR 97402.

    All bees for LOCAL pickup only. We can mail queens via USPS to Washington and Oregon only.
     

    General Package Pick Up
    Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 from 8:00am - 2:00pm. Order deadline and cancellation deadline for full refund is Friday, April 2nd.

    Nuc Box Pick Up
    Saturday, May 8 from 8:30am - 10:00am. Order deadline and cancellation deadline for full refund on NUC boxes is Friday April 30.

    Demo Hives Pick Up
    Demonstration hives are available for pickup between May 22 and June 5. Based on the health of the hives, the dates may vary. Our beekeeping team will keep you posted on specific pickup times for demo hives.

  • HONEYBEE PRESENTATION & INSTALLATION DEMONSTRATIONS

    We will be positing videos of experienced beekeepers demonstrating bee installation into hives this year. These videos are a must-see for new beekeepers. Please check our website for more information on these videos.

  • Helpful Information & Classes

    The LCBA is offering three classes for beginning beekeepers. Sign up using this link. 

     

  • Please Read All Information That Follows Carefully Before Ordering:

    Bee Install Demos

    Bee packages not picked up by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, will be considered abandoned and will be sold to someone waiting on site. GloryBee cannot facilitate hiving any remaining packages and will sell hives to customers on our waiting list. We must sell all packaged bees before the end of the event on Saturday, April 24. We do not offer refunds for any bees not picked up. GloryBee cannot facilitate hiving any remaining packages and will sell packages to customers on our waiting list.

    Disclaimer: GloryBee does not guarantee the successful establishment of a colony, hiving of the packaged bees or NUC box. We do our best to provide all customers with thriving, healthy bees but we do not assume responsibility once the bees leave our facility. GloryBee is not responsible for the survival or productivity of the hive and therefor, does not offer refunds or replacements. We do not guarantee that a queen(s) will be successfully introduced to or will be accepted by your hive. GloryBee is not responsible for queen survival in your hive, or for the condition or productivity of your hive after introduction.

    Caution: Live bees are purchased at your own risk.  Bee stings may cause allergic reactions in some people.

    If you have any questions, please call the sales department at 1-800-456-7923 ext. 702.

    Cancellation Policy: Customers need to speak with a salesperson to request a refund. Refunds will not be authorized via email or through voicemail. All pre-ordered packaged bees must be picked up by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24th or they will be considered abandoned and sold to someone waiting on site. No Refunds after Friday, April 2nd, 2021.

    *Bee Weekend dates are subject to change, dependent upon weather and the health of bees. If dates are changed we will notify all packaged bee customers as soon as we possibly can. Thank you for your understanding.

     

Bee Prices:

Please note we do not ship Bees. Local Pickup Only.

  • 3 lb. Packages
    (about 10,000 bees)

    • Carniolan Bees w/ Marked Queen $160
    • Italian Bees w/ Marked Queen $160

  • Nuc Boxes

    • Nuc w/ PNW Bees and Queen - $200
    • Pick up dates: May 8 - 8:30am-10:00am

  • Queens

    Italian Marked $45
    Carniolan Marked $45

  • Demo Hives

    Packaged Bees introduced to hive during Bee Weekend. Available for pick-up once colony is established. $345

  • Order Now!

    Vsit here to order bees. We are not accepting orders via the phone.

    Order deadline for packages and queens is Friday, April 2, 2021.

    Order deadline for Nucs is Friday, April 30, 2021.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Customers need to speak with a salesperson to request a refund. Refunds will not be authorized via email or through voicemail. All pre-ordered packaged bees must be picked up by 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24th or they will be considered abandoned and sold to someone waiting on site. No Refunds after Friday, April 2nd, 2021.

FINAL ORDER DATE FOR BEE PACKAGES IS APRIL 2, 2021.