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Birthday Parties at Butterfly Pavilion

RESERVE A DATE FOR YOUR PARTY!!

Step 1:  Scroll through the calendar to find an available date and time.

Step 2:  Select the party package that best fits the # of your guests.

Step 3:   Select any extra party items available for purchase.

Step 4:  Answer the questions regarding your guests.

Step 5:  Enter your contact information and make payment.
             A confirmation letter, contract, and FAQ will be emailed to you.


Note:  You will be contacted by a BP Birthday Ambassador before your selected date to review your birthday party plans.

Click here to view a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Bug Bites

 

Bug Bites   3rd  8th grade

Bugs for dinner?! This program reveals how common bug-eating really is in our own lives and in other cultures around the world!  Bone(less) appétit! 

Please note that registrants will be sent a link to join the class 30 minutes prior to start time. We understand technical difficulties may occur, please contact registrar@butterflies.org with your questions.

 

Butterflies in Our Backyard

 

Butterflies in our Backyard (all ages)

As spring returns, so do some beautiful pollinators! Explore the diverse and incredible world of butterflies from the migratory Monarchs to the high-altitude Hairstreak! Learn about ways you can participate in Citizen Science and monitor the butterflies where you live as we answer the question,  What butterflies live in our backyard? 

Please note that registrants will be sent a link to join the class 30 minutes prior to start time. We understand technical difficulties may occur, please contact registrar@butterflies.org with your questions.

 

 

 

Butterfly Pavilion Rainforest Yoga

Experience a rejuvenating yoga class in our tropical rainforest. Led by one of our rotating instructors, classes provide an amazing opportunity to transcend the hustle and bustle of daily life as you practice amongst the butterflies in our conservatory.

Refunds/Transfers: If you are no longer able to attend, please contact Butterfly Pavilion 48 hours before your class and you will be given the option to transfer your registration to a different date. No refunds are given once the class has been purchased, unless Butterfly Pavilion cancels the class for any reason.  No transfers will be allowed after the class has ended if the participant is unable to attend. 

 

Family Zoo Snooze

Grab your tents and sleeping bags and get ready for a family-friendly, ZOOpendous overnight at Butterfly Pavilion!

Members: $50 per person, Nonmembers: $60 per person, Groups of 5 or more: $40 per person. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Minimum age is 5 years old.

*Kids Only Zoo Snooze does not need an adult chaperone. Scout and Family Snoozes require one adult to attend per every 5 kids.

General Admission

Tickets must be reserved for children under 2. Late arrivals after 15 minutes will not be accommodated. Tickets are only valid for the date and time selected.

Timed entry is self-guided and allows 80 minutes in the facility. To maintain capacity, please limit your visit to 80 minutes and exit the facility.

All guests ages 3 and older will be required to wear a mask to visit Butterfly Pavilion. Please keep a 6 foot distance from other guests.

Group Sales

  • We are happy to offer group rates if you meet the following Criteria:
  • There are 10 or more paying guests in your group.
  • You pay for the entire group with one payment.
  • You make a reservation at least 72 business hours in advance.
  • Group discounts available and vary depending on the size of the group. Basic group pricing is:
    • Adults: $10.00
    • Seniors: $8.00
    • Children (2-12): $6.00
    • Under 2: Free, as always
  • A $50 deposit will be collected when you submit your Group Reservation Request Form.

 

If you have questions, please call the registrar at 720-974-1861.

NOTE: If you are a school, camp or youth group, please register for a Field Trip, rather than a Group Visit

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A visit to Butterfly Pavilion is recognized as one of the best fun group activities in the metro area. We would love to host your group!

We offer group visit reservation times every day from 9:00am to 4:15pm. We have educators in every exhibit to help interact with some of our animals and to answer your questions, therefore, we do not offer guided tours.  Each year we host hundreds of groups, from tourist from around the world to local business groups. We hope you choose Butterfly Pavilion as one of your fun group activities for family and friends.

We are happy to offer group rates if you meet the following criteria:

There are 10 or more paying guests in your group.

You pay for the entire group with one payment.

You make a reservation at least 72 business hours in advance.

Group discounts available and vary depending on the size of the group. Basic group pricing is:

Adults: $10.00

Seniors: $8.00

Children(2-12): $6.00

Under 2: Free, as always

A $50 deposit will be collected when you submit your reservation request.

Request a group reservation by completing the Group Reservation Request Form. If you have questions, please call the registrar at 720-974-1861

 

Kid's Night Out

Need a date night? Register your kiddos for a night of fun, exploration and learning after hours at Butterfly Pavilion! Led by experienced camp educators, this night will be complete with pizza dinner, exhibit exploration time (flashlights encouraged for the rainforest after dark!), and will end with a craft and a nature-themed video. 5:30-9pm Cost: $25 for first kiddo (non-member), $20 member $20 for additional kiddos, $18 member

Low Sensory Mornings at Butterfly Pavilion

Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we know that things can get pretty hectic with busy butterflies, bees and bodies buzzing around during the day. Join us for a low-sensory morning before we open to the public that meets the needs of families that need to experience the Pavilion in a different way. With natural lighting, quiet tones, and limited admission – this experience offers your little one an enjoyable, low-key experience just for them. Each Low Sensory Morning offers guided interpretation in each exhibit, optional activity guides, and an interactive Storytime program.

Macro Photography

Whether you’re a paparazzo or can’t figure out your camera, phone, join expert photographer Bob Krugmire for hands-on instruction that will teach you to maximize the potential of your camera! Leave with better skills, knowledge, and tons of fantastic close-up shots.  Space is limited!  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Program $5 Admission Add-On

Add on admission for just $5 after your morning program, or before your evening program!

Summer Camp Week 11

- Camp Week 11: August 10-14 – Time Travelers - Can you imagine a dragonfly bigger than a hawk? A millipede as big as a car? Aliens living among us? In this camp we will travel back in time to the Carboniferous period when giant arthropods ruled the earth and imagine what a sci-fi future could look like. We will study fossils, make life-size replicas, and meet some of their modern day cousins.

Summer Camp Week 12

Week 12: Invertebrate Movie Fact or Fiction What would happen to a real life Nemo? Could ants really build structures like in A Bug’s Life? Is everything we see in movies correct?  Help unravel the mystery of what’s true and what is not true in some of our favorite invertebrate movies.

 

Monday: A Bug's Life

Tuesday: Spongebob!

Wednesday: Bee Movie

Thursday: Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Very Busy Spider, and A House for Hermit Crab)

Friday: Finding Nemo

Tripod Photography

Relish a quiet hour of tripod photography in the tropical rainforest before we open our doors to the public. Snap photos of awakening butterflies and exotic tropical flowers in the morning light. Sessions are offered monthly and begin at 7:45 am.

You may pre-register and pay online (preferred) or pay at the door.  Program is limited to 25 participants.

Cost:  $15 for non-members, $11.00 for members. Note: This session is self-guided. Participants supply own equipment.

If you are experiencing trouble with online registration, please email registrar@butterflies.org to sign up.

If you have questions about this program, please email mcopan@butterflies.org or call 720-974-1877

 

 

 

 

 

Who Needs a Habitat?

 Who Needs a Habitat?  (K-3rd suggested)

Learners will discover the components of habitat that all living things need, and virtually explore invertebrates and their homes.

Please note that registrants will be sent a link to join the class 30 minutes prior to start time. We understand technical difficulties may occur, please contact registrar@butterflies.org with your questions.

 

Honey Extraction

How sweet it is! This workshop will focus all on honey: how to extract and how much to remove, what to use, how to process it, and of course how it tastes!!

Preparing for Winter

As you ve successfully seen your bees over the warm season, it s time to hunker down and get ready for the frost.  We will close out our series by determining all the ways to keep your bees warm, safe and healthy over the cold months.

 

Individual Membership

Butterfly Pavilion membership is your all-access pass to discovery! Individual membership includes:

  • Unlimited admission and benefits for one named adult
  • Two one-time use guest passes
  • $2 off guest admission

 

Just for Two Membership

Butterfly Pavilion membership is your all-access pass to discovery! Just for Two membership includes:

  • Unlimited admission and benefits for one named adult and a second named adult, named child or unnamed guest
  • Two one-time use guest passes
  • $2 off guest admission

 

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