NEW! Special Guided Tour at Butterfly Wonderland

Every Friday (Space is limited!)

1-3 pm

Take a special Guided Tour around Butterfly Wonderland. The Tour includes a guide throughout your whole experience, a butterfly release, behind the scenes visit inside the Rainforest Reptile Lab, interactive bug talks (including a chance to eat bugs!), viewing of the 3D movie, and opportunities to engage with an expert in the chrysalis gallery and conservatory to discuss topics such as butterfly behaviors and the role of bees as pollinators. Tickets: $8 for adults/$5 for children (ages 3-12), in addition to General Admission ticket. Tours are limited to 12 people and are held every Friday from 1-3pm.

Butterfly Origami Class (For Ages 7 & up)

Saturday, Nov. 9 | 10-11am

Come learn from an Origami instructor Jasmine Tawfik how to make beautiful origami butterflies and other critters. Cost: $10 for child. Free for members. Class is limited to 15. Pre-registration required by Nov. 8. Does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Butterfly Princess Day

Saturday, Nov. 9 | 8:30-10am

Children dressed as butterfly fairies or princesses will enjoy a special day just for them. Enjoy some sweet treats and refreshments while you do some fun craft activities. A talking Butterfly Fairy will be hosting your event and you can have your picture taken with her. Limit to 25. Fee is $15/adults and $10/children 13 and under. Pre-registration required and payment due when you register. Does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 8. (480) 800-3000, ext. 210.

Butterfly Brush Strokes at Night

Friday, Nov. 15 & Dec. 13 | 6pm-8:30pm

Plan a creative night out with friends or date at Butterfly Wonderland with unique Painting class featuring artist Michael Danebread. 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. Pre-registration required; RSVP by Dec .12. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Butterfly Brushstrokes – Painting Class FOR CHILDREN

Saturday, Nov. 16 & Dec. 7  | 10am-12pm

Children can learn some basic art skills while painting a beautiful butterfly by local artist, Alex Simonet. Space limited to 15. Geared for ages 8 to 17; $15/general public; $20/adults. Free for members.  Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland. Pre-registration required; RSVP by Dec. 6. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Kids Time: Critters & Crafts

Thursday, Nov. 21 | 4-5pm

Wednesday, Dec. 11 | 10-11am

Especially for preschool through 3rd grade, get an up close and personal look at one of our many bugs we have. Education Specialist Vicki Smith will also have a fun and educational storytime and craft activity. Meet in Multi-Purpose Room. FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off a Butterfly Wonderland annual pass to enjoy this fun activity time again and again!

Travel with Butterfly Wonderland to Mexico!

February 21 – 27, 2020

Mark your calendar for an amazing trip with Butterfly Wonderland to visit the Monarch Overwintering Sites in Mexico Feb. 21-27, 2020. This is a bucket list kind of trip. See millions of Monarchs in the oyamel forest trees in Mexico, visit beautiful cathedrals in Mexico City, and tour beautiful botanical gardens. Click on this link for more details. For more information, contact Adriane Grimaldi at adriane@butterflywonderland.com.

Monthly Events

“The Wings of Change” Art Exhibition
Butterfly Wonderland Lobby, Nov. 1-26

 

Local artist and painter Claudia Martinez brings “The Wings of Change” Art Exhibit to the Lobby at Butterfly Wonderland Nov. 1 thru Nov. 26 with special Meet the Artist Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11 am to 3 pm. Her artwork is available for purchase. Portion of the proceeds benefits The Butterfly Wonderland Foundation.

Butterfly Princess Day
Saturday, Nov. 9

8:30 – 10 am

Children dressed as butterfly fairies or princesses will enjoy a special day just for them. Enjoy some sweet treats and refreshments while you do some fun craft activities. A talking Butterfly Fairy will be hosting your event and you can have your picture taken with her. Limit to 25. Fee is $15/adults and $10/children 13 and under. Pre-registration required and payment due when you register. Does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 8. (480) 800-3000, ext. 210.

Music and Butterflies
Sunday, Nov. 10

11am – 3pm

Elevate the experience with beautiful music by classical violinist Jonathan Levingston as he performs live in the Butterfly Conservatory. FREE with admission.

Honoring Our Veterans
Monday, Nov. 11

9am – 5pm

Honor our Veterans this Veteran’s Day amongst 3,000 butterflies. Receive $3.00 off admission at Butterfly Wonderland with Military ID.

Homeschool Days
Monday & Tuesday, Nov. 11-12

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

Kids Time: Critters & Crafts
Wednesday, Nov. 13

10am – 11am

Especially for preschool thru 3rd grade, get an up close and personal look at one of our many bugs we have. Education Specialist Vicki Smith will also have a fun and educational storytime and craft activity. Meet in Multi-Purpose Room. FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off a Butterfly Wonderland annual pass to enjoy this fun activity time again and again!

Concert in the Conservatory
Saturday, Nov. 16

11am – 3pm

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

Butterfly Brushstrokes – Painting Class FOR CHILDREN
Saturday, Nov. 16

10am – 12pm

Children can learn some basic art skills while painting a beautiful butterfly by local artist, Alex Simonet. Space limited to 15. Geared for ages 8 to 17; $15/general public; $20/adults. Free for members. Class does not include Admission to Butterfly Wonderland. Pre-registration required; RSVP by Nov. 15. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Kids Time: Critters & Crafts
Thursday, Nov. 21

4-5pm

Especially for preschool thru 3rd grade, get an up close and personal look at one of our many bugs we have. Education Specialist Vicki Smith will also have a fun and educational storytime and craft activity. Meet in Multi-Purpose Room. FREE with admission; attendees are eligible for 10% off a Butterfly Wonderland annual pass to enjoy this fun activity time again and again!

Christmas in the Rainforest
Nov. 29 through Dec. 28

9am – 5pm

Celebrate the holidays rainforest-style at Butterfly Wonderland’s Christmas in the Rainforest event beginning on Black Friday (November 29) and continuing until December 28. Christmas in the Rainforest combines festive holiday elements with thousands of colorful butterflies from around the world in the largest glass conservatory in the country. Check out the full event details here!