Highland Monarch Butterfly Festival

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Highland Township Public Library

Event Details

Join us for an outdoor celebration of monarch butterlies! 

12:30-1:00-        Monarchs and Milkweed Presentation in the Community Room


1:00-4:00-          Ongoing Festival Activities:

§  Kids crafts station

§  Face painting

§  Temporary butterfly tattoos

§  Story Walk

§  Wildflowers and Pollinator walk

§  Monarch Butterflies on display- We will have all our butterflies in mesh cages and people can come see them along with any caterpillars, eggs, chrysalis, etc.


1:30-2:00-          Kids story time


2:00-2:30-          Activity: The Ins and Outs of Monarch Metamorphosis


2:30-4:00-          Monarch Adoption and Release           

People will be shown the correct way to hold the butterfly and will be allowed to release it themselves.  We will also have information on how to track their butterfly on its journey to Mexico.

Event Type(s): Youth, Teen, Adult
Age Group(s): All Ages, Family Event (All Ages)