Butterfly Wonderland hosts many special events and programs throughout the year. You’ll find all of our event special event details here.
Glass in the Garden
Now, for a limited time, at Butterfly Wonderland, experience a very special exhibition of botanical art glass by resident artist, Newt Grover. Newt has created beautiful glass floral and foliage art. These new colorful displays were created especially for the rainforest conservatory where 3000 butterflies fly.
Back to School Supply Drive
Saturday, August 4 – 25
Bring a bag of much needed school supplies (pencils, notebooks, markers, crayons, hand sanitizers, etc.) to Butterfly Wonderland and receive $3.00 off an admission at Butterfly Wonderland. Supplies benefit local Title One low-income schools in need and the Butterfly Wonderland 501c3 Foundation.
National Honey Bee Day
Saturday, August 18
Meet The Artist: Newt Grover
Saturday, August 18
Waking Up with Butterflies
Saturday, August 25
8:30am-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 your favorite reptile or butterfly. Ages 18 & up; FREE for members; $25 (general public – Includes Admission.) Pre-registration is required; call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve.
Monday, August 27
A day that is dedicated to Senior learning and entertainment. Special talks all day from our knowledgeable curators. No summer camp field trips booked on Senior day.
Monarch Butterfly Tagging Trip to Southern Arizona
Sunday, Sept. 9
9:00am – 1:00pm
Meet in Southern Arizona to learn how to tag Monarch butterflies with Director of Education Adriane Grimaldi and volunteer Tommy Tucker. Observe Monarchs in their natural habitat as they make their way to Mexico. The terrain is level, however there are some uneven areas so proper shoes are recommended. Bring camera, hat, water, sunscreen and sack lunch. Cost is $20 for members; $25 for general public. Proceeds benefit the Butterfly Wonderland 501c3 Foundation and Southwest Monarch Study. Pre-registration is required. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 210 to reserve and for detailed directions for the meeting point.