Signature Events
Hot Hot Hot

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Shake off the cold weather blues this February and join in fun, tropical-themed, kid-friendly activities, games and crafts that will make you go absolutely buggy. Enjoy live steel drum music, a toddler sandbox and face painting.

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March Morpho Mania

March brings a very special kind of madness to the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House—our annual March Morpho Mania® event! Visit us during the month of March, when the Butterfly House floods the tropical conservatory with thousands of breathtaking Blue Morpho butterflies—a perennial favorite. What better way to celebrate spring? 

Come inaugurate the season with these majestic creatures at the Butterfly House and immerse yourself in a sea of blue—all March long!

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Paper Kite Butterfly Festival

Paper Kite Festival logoExperience flight and wonder as we celebrate our first Paper Kite Butterfly Festival. Watch paper kite butterflies fly throughout our tropical conservatory, see kite building demonstrations, build origami butterflies, and decorate your very own kite to take home. Have fun while learning what makes butterflies and kites soar. Included with regular admission.

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October Owls and Orchids

This autumn, the conservatory will be full of eyes—eyespots that is. Visit us during the month of October for the annual Owls and Orchids event, when the Butterfly House expands its collection of Owl Butterflies from 150 to almost 1,000 creatures – more than ten times the normal number! In addition, the conservatory will be adorned with over 100 colorful, blooming orchids. 

Come join us for Owls and Orchids - all October Long!

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Booterflies logoEnjoy spooktacular activities and a glow-walk through the butterfly conservatory at this family-friendly Halloween event at the Butterfly House! Wear your Halloween costume, play insect-inspired games, and trick-or-treat through our garden.

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Winter Jewels: A Holiday Celebration

Winter Jewels logoSurround yourself with the magic of the season! Throughout December, enjoy the warm temperatures in the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House Conservatory as you marvel at the  butterflies in a landscape of green tropical plants and partake in special seasonal activities and exhibits.

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Supper With Santa

Supper with Santa logoBefore making his big trip around the world, Santa is stopping by the Butterfly House! Enjoy a delicious pasta dinner, complete with cookies and hot cocoa. Warm up and take a night stroll through the Tropical Conservatory, and visit Santa’s Workshop to make fun crafts. Complete the evening by taking a keepsake photo with Santa.

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