Tarantula Awareness Festival
Join us on Saturday, October 29, 2022
for the 24th Annual Tarantula Festival
October is tarantula mating season. You know the weather is cooling down when you see these gentle creatures emerge to find a mate before returning to their burrows for the winter. Tarantulas are an important part of our ecosystem so please make sure to be careful to avoid them as they slowly cross the road.
This long running show celebrates true stories of inspiration, tradition, success and just plain fun of American life outside the city beltway, and this year they will be featuring the 24th Annual Tarantula Awareness Festival.
Nugget is the eight-legged town mascot. Nugget is a California Ebony Tarantula. Make sure to grab his trading card while you are at the festival. You only need two cards for a chance to win the Yosemite Adventure contest. Click here to vist the VYMC website for more details.