Festival of Butterflies Near Southcreek Office Park

Head to Powell Gardens for the 16th annual Festival of Butterflies taking place from August 3-5 and 10-12 from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm!  This year’s festival will feature beautiful species from Costa Rica, including the Stoplight Catone, the White Morpho, and the Thick-tipped Gretta, also called the “Costa Rica Clearwing” because it appears “see through.”  You can appreciate these and other tropical, free-flying beauties in the indoor butterfly conservatory.  The festival also has two outdoor butterfly breezeways where you can view native species and festival attractions.  Here are just a few of the attractions this year’s festival will include:

•    “Fancy Nancy” storytelling each day at 10:30 am
•    Caterpillar Float & Costume Parade each day at 11:00 am
•    A Trolley Service running daily from 10 am – 5 pm
•    Children’s activities including a caterpillar hunt, costume parade and antennae headbands, and catch-and-release, butterfly wings, paint-a-pot, and face painting
•    Café Thyme Indoor Café open from 11 am – 2 pm daily
•    Drinks and Light Bites from the Garden available in the Heartland Harvest Garden from 11 am – 3 pm.
•    After the festival activities conclude, the indoor butterfly conservatory will be open to the public from 10 am – 4 pm on August 6-9 and 13-19.

Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for children 4 and under.  Don’t miss out on the chance to see these exotic beauties!

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