Monarch Butterfly Festival

Thank you to everyone who supported and attended the 2017 Monarch Butterfly Festival! We couldn’t be happier about sharing our mission to educate, conserve and preserve with a record amount of people.

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Snapshot of 2017 Monarch Festival Activities 

  • Monarch butterfly release led by Perennial Garden Society of Southlake
  • Butterfly costume parade 
  • Wildflower seed bomb toss
  • Butterfly crafts with Arts on the Go mobile fine arts studio
  • Bug house craft by Home Depot 
  • Face painting by Sisterhood Creations 
  • Event photography by Michael Hogan
  • Photo booth by photographer Farah Janjua
  • Interactive Migration Science Station led by educator Mrs. Dinah Chancellor
  • Monarch Watch, tagging and citizen scientists info by Naturalist Jenny McLane
  • Food trucks and merchandise for sale during the festival

Because of this festival’s rapid growth and popularity, we have a Planning Committee of members, volunteers, supporters and environmental enthusiasts who come together each year. To join the 2018 Monarch Butterfly Festival Planning Committee, please send an email to or call 817.491.6333.