butterfly festival

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Thank you for a fabulous Butterfly Festival June 4-5! See you next year!

The 23rd Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will delight everyone as we celebrate all things pollinators! The Butterfly Festival is an important fundraiser event for CNC!

>> Visit with LIVE butterflies at the Butterfly Encounter.

>> Meet with pollinator experts and educators.

>> Take part in the Migration Game throughout the festival and learn about monarch migration.

>> Enjoy tasty food and live entertainment. 

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Online Advanced Ticket Sales

>> Ticket Price: $15 General Public/$12 CNC members (children 2 and under are free); Includes all activities throughout the day.

>>We may be able to accommodate walk-ups at the event depending on daily visitation.

>> Members and Visitors are required to purchase tickets online. 

>> Ticket sales are non-refundable.

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The Details

>> Bring your tickets on the day of the event

>> Events are rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, most activities will be moved inside

>> Center-wide policies and procedures have been implemented to offer the best experience possible. View more information on Plan Your Visit page.

>> Please carpool! There is limited parking in the CNC parking lot.

Saturday: 10 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM  Sunday: 1 PM and 3 PM

Rosie the Butterfly Performance

Saturday: 10 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM
Sunday: 1 PM and 3 PM
Walk-through exhibit with hundreds of native butterflies

Butterfly Encounter

Walk-through exhibit with hundreds of native butterflies
Host and nectar plants for butterflies and other pollinators available for purchase

Native Plant Sale

Host and nectar plants for butterflies and other pollinators available for purchase

Are you an organization or performer interested in being part of Butterfly Festival? – Contact Tamara Kinmon, Special Events Director, t.kinmon@chattnaturecenter.org

Thank you to the 2022 Vendors

Thank You to our Sponsors