Butterfly Wonderland is open 365 days a year.
Current hours this week
- Monday9 am – 5 pm
- Tuesday9 am – 5 pm
- Wednesday9 am – 5 pm
- Thursday9 am – 5 pm
- Friday9 am – 5 pm
- Saturday9 am – 5 pm
- Sunday9 am – 5 pm
Admission windows close one hour before closing.
Click here for an update on what measures are being taken for guest safety and what changes to expect on your visit.
Wheelchairs & Strollers
Butterfly Wonderland is a fully wheelchair-accessible facility.
Strollers are allowed throughout the building, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE CONSERVATORY, due to fire and USDA code compliance issues. We recommend using backpacks or snugglies for very young children. Thank you for your understanding.
NEW – Koi Feedings – 9:30am
Koi fish feeding in the Conservatory. Learn about our Koi fish and how unique they are. Find out who “Hoover” is and his important role. FREE WITH ADMISSION.
Reptile Encounter Talk
Reptile Talks on Fridays at 1pm are postponed.
Assistant Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians Charlie DePuy will introduce you to reptiles and amphibians that share the rainforest with the tropical butterflies. Watch Bennie the Ball Python climb his specialized rock wall or see how Puff the Chinese Water Dragon can purr like a kitten when you rub his tummy. Q& A session FREE WITH ADMISSION.
NEW! 2nd Sunday of Each Month
Learn about Butterflies & Our Rainforest Plants – 11 a.m. (Upper Conservatory)
On 2nd Sunday of each month, come along and learn about the tropical butterflies and rainforest plants we have in the Butterfly Conservatory with our Entomologist Derek Kellogg. Learn about our amazing pollinators! FREE WITH ADMISSION.
3rd Sunday of Each Month
Bee Talks at 12Noon in the Conservatory
Learn about bees, maintaining hives and lots more from local beekeeper Cricket Alderidge, Founder of AZ Backyard Beekeepers. Visit her at the Honey Bee Exhibit in Conservatory. Special Q & A. FREE WITH ADMISSION.
Reptiles Up Close!- 2:00pm
Enjoy an educational talk Butterfly Wonderland General Curator Lindsey Meder. Learn about the many reptiles and amphibians that share the rainforest with our tropical butterflies. Focus will be on our dwarf caimans alligators or Asian Vine snake. Interactive experience with Q&A. FREE WITH ADMISSION.
Butterfly Wonderland is proud to be an officially designated Pal Place, which means we’ve taking steps to be more inclusive for guests with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. By partnering with Pal, thanks to The Butterfly Wonderland Foundation, we created a video social story so you can see what to expect, insider tips and a sensory scale to help you plan your visit while you’re at Butterfly Wonderland.
With Pal and Butterfly Wonderland, #EveryoneGetsToGo.