Fireflies and Friends Festival (SOLD OUT)

June 21, 2024
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
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Celebrate the bugs of summer at the first ever "Fireflies & Friends Festival"! Great for all ages, the evening will be filled with live music, fun activities, and hand-ons exploration as you learn about dragonflies, cicadas, fireflies, and more! BYOF (Bring Your Own Flashlight).

Grab a bite to eat from food trucks, in Faust Park, starting at 4:30 p.m.: Picture Perfect Panini, Blues Fired Pizza, Kona Ice, and the Speedway Eatery. St. Louis Carousel will be open until 9 p.m. Adults (21+) who purchased drink "tasting" wristbands will be able to access the Tasting Garden and Bar from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wristbands will be available for purchase, at the event.

Go on "Walks & Talks" with Butterfly House entomologists: Dragonflies at 5 p.m. | Cicadas at 6 p.m. | Butterflies at 7 p.m. | Fireflies at 8 p.m.

Know Before You Go: The doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the event runs until 9 p.m. 

$12 Members | $15 Nonmembers | Children 2 and under Free

Available Add-ons: $10 Drink-Tasting Band for Adults 21+ 

(Wristbands available as an "add-on" when purchasing tickets online, or can be purchased upon arrival at check-in.)