Butterfly House at sunset

Wing Dings logoSaturday, September 28
6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Indoor/outdoor event;
cocktail attire

Celebrate 15 years of extraordinary innovation at the Butterfly House at the 2013 Wing Ding gala. The Wing Ding theme, Blue Wave, references the stunning butterfly that will populate the conservatory during the gala and hints at the vast energy, new programming, and educational opportunities at this venue of wonder and learning.

Wing Ding guests will enjoy...
  • Food and beverages
  • Signature cocktails
  • Silent auction
  • Live entertainment
  • Guided tours of the Butterfly House tropical conservatory
  • Photo booth and activities in the Lopata Learning Lab
  • "15 Years of Memories" visual display in the Emerson Theater
  • Complimentary valet parking
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Proceeds from Wing Ding 2013 will support education programs, special exhibits, and conservation initiatives at the Butterfly House. Sponsorship packages available.

Reservations required. All attendees must be at least 21 years of age.


Adopt a Butterfly SelectionsButterfly adoption supports the costs associated with transporting and caring for butterfly pupae brought to the Butterfly House through El Bosque Nuevo, a sustainable butterfly farm dedicated to preserving the rain forest in Costa Rica. Butterfly adopters receive an extra token of appreciation and recognition at Wing Ding.


Blue Banded Nymph Butterfly

Blue Morpho Butterfly

Magnificent Owl Butterfly

Blue Wave Butterfly

Monarch Butterfly

Adopt a butterfly


Single ticket: $150

Butterfly House
Friend Package:
Includes two tickets to Wing Ding, recognition in event program and 10 Butterfly House admission passes to share

Purchase tickets or adopt a butterfly