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The food’s a little different at this Austin festival

Austin hosts all kinds of festivals, but this one might have you squirming.

The Austin Bug Eating Festival will be held Saturday at in.gredients and will be hosted by the local grocery store and bug eating advocating, non-profit Little Herds.

At the festival, which has been held for 10 years now, there will be numerous opportunities to dive right into entomophagy, or the practice of eating bugs. 

The event, which aims to both “Keep Austin Weird” and offer festival-goers new alternative sources of protein, 

Tickets cost $5 for students and $10 for adults. Kids under 15 get in free. You can buy tickets here

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