Butterfly Wonderland hosts many special events and programs throughout the year. You’ll find all of our event special event details here.

How to Build a Spring Butterfly Garden

Mar 8 | 6-8pm

How to Build a Spring Butterfly Garden Learn which plants to bring to your garden to attract beautiful butterflies this season!

Free for members, $20 for general public. Limited seating.  RSVP required. Call 480.800.3000 x 210 to register.

Butterfly Brushstrokes Painting Class

Feb 17 | 10am-12pm / Mar 16 | 6-8:30pm

Butterfly Brushstrokes

Butterfly Brushstrokes – Painting Class Guests will learn to paint beautiful butterflies by local artist, Carla Keaton. Space limited to 15. Ages 12 & 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.

Waking Up With Butterflies

Feb 24, Mar 24 | 8:30-9:30am; check-in 8:15am

Waking Up With Butterflies

Check in 8:15am Join us for 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).

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

Yoga In The Rainforest

Feb 20 & 22, Mar 20 & 22 | 5:30-6:30pm; check in 5:15pm

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

Spring Plant Sale

March 10-11 | 9am-4pm In the Courtyard

Take home beautiful spring plants to boost your seasonal butterfly, hummingbird and bee-friendly gardens. Ask Master Gardeners questions about starting a butterfly garden. Plant prices range from $9.95 to $19.95, with proceeds benefiting the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation.

A Bug Festival

March 11 | 10am-3pm In the Courtyard

Bug Fest

All ages welcome. Free in the outdoor courtyard of OdySea in the Desert. No admission required to attend.

The Butterfly Wonderland & OdySea Aquarium Foundations present the biggest bug bash of the year with the first annual Bug Fest event! Enjoy cockroach races, edible insect treats, crafts, insect petting zoos and more. This event is free and recommended for bug-lovers of all ages.