Hours

Butterfly Wonderland is open 365 days a year.

Butterflies love the sunshine and are most active between 9am-3pm.
The Conservatory closes at 5:30pm.

Current hours this week

  • Monday9 am – 6 pm
  • Tuesday9 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday9 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday9 am – 6 pm
  • Friday9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday9 am – 6 pm
  • Sunday9 am – 6 pm

Tickets

You may exit and re-enter the Butterly Wonderland throughout the day to enjoy the restaurants, shops, and entertainments at OdySea in the Desert.


Annual Pass

Daily Schedule

Monday – Friday

9:30 am
Aquatic Feedings
Koi fish feedings
Conservatory
11:00 am
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters
2:00 pm
Rainforest Reptile Talks
A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods
Rainforest Reptile Room
3:30 pm
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

Saturday & Sunday

9:30 am
Aquatic Feedings
Koi fish feedings
Conservatory
10:00 am
Children’s Face Painting
From a delicate butterfly, to a slinky snake, children love our creative face painting.
FREE with admission till 4 pm.
11:00 am
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters
2:00 pm
Rainforest Reptile Talks
A talk about all of the wonderful reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods
Rainforest Reptile Room
2:30 pm
Sunday Only
Bee Talks
Entomologist and horticulturist Dayna Cooper informs guests on the important topics surrounding bees.
Honey Bee Exhibit
3:30 pm
Aquatic Feedings
Stingray and shark feedings
Tropical Waters

Monthly Events

Butterfly Brushstrokes Painting Class
Mar 16, Apr 24 | 6-8:30pm
Apr 14 & 28 | 10am-12pm

March 16 & April 24

Plan a creative night out with friends or date at Butterfly Wonderland with unique Painting class featuring artist Carla Keaton. Guests will learn to paint a beautiful butterfly. All paint supplies provided. Limited to 25 people. $25/general public; free for members. Light refreshments served.

April 14 & 28

Guests will learn to paint beautiful butterflies by local artist, Carla Keaton. Space limited to 15. Ages 15 & up; $20/general public; free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

Pre-registration required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Butterfly Brushstrokes – For Children
Mar 31 | 10-12am

Children can learn some basic art skills while painting a beautiful butterfly by local artist, Carla Keaton. Space limited to 15. Geared for ages 8 to 14; $15/children general public; $20/adults; if attending with child, free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland.

Pre-registration is required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Butterfly Walk & Talk
Mar 17, Apr 21 | 2:30pm

One of our Butterfly Wonderland Volunteers will take a short walk through the Conservatory and share info about tropical butterflies and answer questions about their lifecycle. Meet in Conservatory. FREE with admission.

Cell Phone Photography Class
Mar 3 | 8:30-10:30am

Learn the tips and tricks for taking beautiful nature photographs with smartphones! This class will be taught by Paul Valach. The cost is $20/person; free for members.

Pre-registration required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Concerts in the Conservatory
3rd Saturday Every Month | 11am-3pm

Every 3rd Saturday, elevate the experience in our Conservatory with a live musical performance by Aaron White. FREE with admission.

Date Night with the Butterflies
Mar 23 | 6-8:30pm

Enjoy light refreshments and the showing of the full-length version of Flight of the Butterflies movie in our full-screen theater. Tickets: $30 per couple.

Pre-registration required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Homeschool Day
Apr 16-17 & May 2-3 | All Day

Reserve your Homeschool students for a field trip and special pricing on these days by going to ButterflyWonderland.com, click Plan Your Event, and then Homeschool. Pre-registration is required.

Easter with the Butterflies
April 1 | 11am-3pm

Visit and have a photo with the Easter Bunny(cost involved on photo). The first 200 children will receive a springtime butterfly gift.

Movie Time for Tots
Mar 8, Apr 19 | 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5 enjoy an age-appropriate nature-related movie (Example: Flutterby Butterfly by Dr. Seuss) in the birthday room! FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy story time again and again!

Music and Butterflies
April 8 | 11am-3pm

Every 3rd Saturday, elevate the experience in our Conservatory with a live musical performance by Aaron White. FREE with admission.

Senior Day
Last Monday Every Month | All Day

A day that is dedicated to Senior learning and entertainment. Special talks all day from our knowledgeable curators. No school field trips booked on Senior Day.

Story Time for Tots
March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25 | 10-11am

Tots, ages 2-5 enjoy story time in the birthday room, including fun education, stories and crafts featuring butterflies, caterpillars and more! FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off an annual pass to enjoy story time again and again!

Waking Up with Butterflies
Mar 24, Apr 28 | 8:30-9:30am

Guests are invited to enjoy a quiet hour photographing the butterflies as they awake or catch that perfect photo of a new species. Ages 18 & up; FREE for members; $25 (general public – Includes Admission.)

Pre-registration is required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Yoga in the Rainforest
Mar 20 & 22, April 17 & 19 | 5:30-6:30pm

Practice yoga surrounded by thousands of butterflies. This hour-long class will guide guests through a series of yoga poses that help you build strength and gain flexibility. Ages 18 & up; $20/person.

Pre-registration required; visit EventBrite.com to register or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210.