Those icky, gross, creepy, make-your-skin-crawl creatures are back at San Diego Botanic Garden!

For two days only, this one-of-a-kind event will feature thousands of fascinating creatures including live insects, lizards, snakes and the famous “Madagascar hissing cockroaches.”

Children can practice bug collecting, hands-on insect arts and crafts, and even taste cooked mealworm larva (in various flavors such as mesquite, teriyaki and barbeque).

Entomologists and other bug experts will be available for questions and more than 20 informational booths will teach and entertain children and adults alike. Sponsored by the County of San Diego Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures, and the San Diego Botanic Garden.

Cost: Free for members and children 12 and under. Non-members free with paid admission.