Reptile Encounter Talks

Every Friday starting in September

1:00pm (held in Theater – spacing is limited due to social distancing)

Short, educational talks about our reptiles and amphibians that share the rainforest with our tropical butterflies. Learn interesting facts and 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. FREE WITH ADMISSION.

Yoga in the Rainforest

Thursday, October 15

Tuesday, October 20

5:00-6:00pm; check in 4:45 p.m.

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. Masks are required and social distancing efforts will be in place. Ages 18 & up; $20/person. Pre-registration required.  Sign up online at EventBrite or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210, to register.

Butterfly Brush Strokes at Night

Thursday, October 15

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 abstract butterfly. All paint supplies provided. Limited to 20 people. $25/general public; $10 for members (covers supplies). Light refreshments served. Masks are required and social distancing efforts will be in place. Pre-registration required; RSVP by August 13. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Exclusive Members Only Event – Butterfly Wonderland Plant Sale

Friday, October 16

5 to 8 pm

Butterfly Wonderland members can enjoy light refreshments while perusing the plants! This special evening includes a presentation on Butterfly Gardening in the Desert from the AZ Plant Lady, Noelle Johnson. As a horticulturist, Noelle is passionate about coming alongside you and taking the ‘mystery’ out of gardening, with simple tools and guidelines to create the landscape of your dreams. This event is free to Butterfly Wonderland members but does require registration. To register for the special members-only event, contact Adriane Grimaldi at (480) 800-300, ext. 204 by Oct. 15 or visit EventBrite to reserve your ticket.

Waking Up with Butterflies

Saturday, October 17

8:30-9:30am; check in 8:15am

Guests are invited to enjoy a quiet hour photographing the butterflies and reptiles as they awake or catch that perfect photo of a new species. Masks are required and social distancing efforts will be in place. Ages 18 & up; FREE for members; $30 (general public – includes Admission.) Pre-registration is required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Fall Plant Sale

Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18

9 am – 4 pm

With the heat of summer behind us, it’s time to enjoy the outdoors again and nurture your garden! Butterfly Wonderland’s annual fall plant sale is the perfect event to choose plants that are optimal in attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. Pre-sale plant orders can be taken. For more information about the Butterfly Wonderland Fall Plant Sale, including activities and special events, please contact Adriane Grimaldi at (480) 800-3000, ext. 204 or visit EventBrite to reserve your ticket.
Proceeds support the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation.

BW Date Night – Painting A Butterfly

Friday, October 23

6pm-8:30pm

Get a babysitter and plan a date out to Butterfly Wonderland with an unique painting class featuring artist Michael Danebread. Couples will learn to paint a beautiful abstract butterfly. All paint supplies provided. Limited to 20 people in our Cafe. Masks are required and social distancing efforts will be in place. $25/general public; $10 for members (covers supplies). Pre-registration required; RSVP October 22. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.

Family Yoga in the Rainforest

Sunday, October 25

9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.; check in 9:15 a.m.

Bring the family and practice yoga surrounded by butterflies. This 30-45 minute long class will guide guests through a series of yoga poses that help you build strength and gain flexibility. Masks are required and social distancing efforts will be in place. $20 per person. Geared for ages 6 and above. Pre-registration required; visit EventBrite.com to register or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210.