Walk Through a Honeybee Hive with a Local Beekeeping Expert

National City

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The Deal

  • $50 for one admission to a beekeeping experience with Hilary Kearney
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The event will be held at a National City residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.

Each event is capped at 10 participants.


What You'll Do

Like an astronaut, a beekeeper must climb into a protective suit before venturing into a world populated by foreign creatures. After donning the requisite garb, Hilary Kearney of Girl Next Door Honey takes adults and kids into the heart of a beehive. Thousands of buzzing bees fly around you as Hilary explains how these tiny, yet powerful creatures work and live.

  • Tour a Beehive
    Local beekeeping expert Hilary Kearney takes you inside a hive, where she explains how honeybees live and work and why they're vital to the local and global ecosystem.

  • Backyard-Beekeeping Tips
    Hilary leaves you with practical tips on how to keep honeybees in your own backyard.

  • Dress the Part
    Be sure to bring gloves and wear closed-toe shoes, a long-sleeve top, and long pants. Hilary supplies all the other necessary gear.


Your Host

Hilary Kearney Hilary Kearney
Local Beekeeping Expert

Hilary Kearney fell in love with bees by chance. During her final year as a studio art major, Hilary bought a beginners' beekeeping book for a friend, but ended up reading it herself. That led to a gardening group, teaching a beekeeping class, and starting Girl Next Door Honey: a business that sells raw, local honey (when it's in season), offers beekeeping workshops, and even performs live bee removals.


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    National City

    Ridgeway Drive

    National City, California 91950

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In a Nutshell

Hilary Kearney takes you into a beehive and explains how honeybees benefit the ecosystem—all while thousands of worker bees buzz around you

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 20th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 4 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. Participants must wear close-toed shoes ((boots or other shoes that cover the ankles are best), gardening gloves, long sleeve tops, and long pants. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.