Bee Weekend 2023
  • COVID-19 Information

    GloryBee is keenly aware that April is a critical month for beekeepers! At this time we are making plans to host bee package pick up on April 21 and 22 in a drive thru fashion. 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 21 and 22.

    When is Bee Weekend 2023?

    On Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 from 8:00am to 12:00pm, GloryBee will host its Annual Bee Weekend!  Bee Weekend 2023 will be drive-through pick up only this year.

    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) or nuc box. 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.
     

    General Package Pick Up
    Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 from 8:00am - 12:00pm. Order deadline and cancellation deadline for full refund is April 16.

    Nuc Box Pick Up
    Saturday, May 6 from 8:00am - 10:00am. Order deadline and cancellation deadline for full refund on nuc boxes is May 3.

  • Helpful Information & Classes

    The LCBA is offering classes for beginning beekeepers. You can sign up for either date.

    LCBA Class Date 1: Saturday, February 4th - 9:30am - 1:00pm $50/person
    LCBA Class Date 2: Saturday, March 4th - 9:30am - 1:00pm $50/person

    Sign up using this link. 

    The following videos are a must-see for new beekeepers and go over the basics on successfully hiving your bees. Be sure to watch prior to picking up your bees!

     

  • Please Read All Information That Follows Carefully Before Ordering:

    Bee Install Demos

    Bee packages not picked up by 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 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 22. 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 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 or they will be considered abandoned and sold to someone waiting on site. No Refunds after April 17, 2023.

    *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.

FINAL ORDER DATE FOR BEE PACKAGES IS APRIL 16, 2023.