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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.

Book: The Last Butterflies

Pre-order book by Nick Haddad:

The Last Butterflies: A Scientist s Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature

Hits shelves on June 25.

Retail Price: $24.95

Pre-order it here, get it signed, & get it before anyone else for just $20!

 

BP Nature Nerds Family Club

Explore exciting nature topics with the whole family. Workshops typically take place the first Saturday of the month from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.

COST:

Members: $6 Adults, $4 Children (2   12)
Non-members: $14 Adults, $6 Children (2   12)
Includes admission to Butterfly Pavilion

Please note:

Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Nature Nerds Family Club workshops are best suited for families with children ages 4-10.

30 person maximum per program.

Bringing a large group or have questions about ages? Call us at 720-974-1877 to see which tour can best accommodate you!

Programs are not eligible for senior discounts. Children under 2 years old are free of admission, but content is not well suited for this age range.

 

 

 

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. 

 

General Admission

Explore the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom at Butterfly Pavilion, the world's only stand-alone, Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited invertebrate zoo. This zoo of small wonders is unlike anything you have seen before!

Butterfly Pavilion's operating hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Last entry is 4:15 p.m.

Note: Butterfly Pavilion is CLOSED Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

No Refunds, exchanges or transfers

You will be asked to select a date for your visit. However, you are welcome to use the ticket any day

Tickets expire December 31st of the year purchased

Print your tickets at home or show the ticket on your phone

 

Girl Scout Day

Girl Scout Day Includes:

Access to all of our indoor and outdoor exhibits!

Scout self-guided scavenger hunt (which can tick off many steps!)

A full schedule of scout programs, all centered around bugs, science, and making our world a better place!

Several stations with crafts, snacks, activities, and discussions set up throughout the Pavilion for groups to explore at their own pace -- all based on the Brownie Bug Badge and Rosie Petal!

A reusable tote for having attended Girl Scout Day at Butterfly Pavilion!

Vendors with more games, crafts, activities & giveaways!

INDIVIDUAL RATES (groups of less than 10):

Individual Adults: $12 (members $5)

Individual Scouts: $8 (members $5)

Children under 2: FREE

TROOPS:

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

There are 10 or more guests (both adults and scouts) in your group. Siblings are welcome, please list them as a child ticket. Need at least one adult per group.

You pay for the entire group with one payment.


Troop Adults: $10.00
Troop Child (2-12): $6.00
Under 2: Free, as always

*includes general admission as well as extra scout activities.

Please note: 

For Leaders: Scouts will still need to purchase the badges that they earn directly through Girl Scouts, but we will have discounted Butterfly Pavilion badges and patches available in the gift shop to commemorate your experience!  

For Groups: Siblings are welcome, please list them as a child ticket. One adult per group required. Must pay for the entire group with one payment. Advanced tickets are required.

Receiving Tickets: The group leader will receive one ticket for the whole group, so your entire group must all be present to enter.

Refunds, exchanges or transfers: Girl Scout Day at Butterfly Pavilion issues no refunds, exchanges or transfers.  Please do your best to get an accurate group count upon purchasing, as you will not be able to receive a refund.

 

 

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

 

Homeschool Day

 

Homeschoolers and your families, these days are reserved especially for you! Take advantage of these exciting opportunities to explore our engaging exhibits and interact with thousands of invertebrates, all without the crowds! Each Homeschool Day incorporates themed activities great for all ages. These include various invertebrate investigations, talks with real scientists, fun crafts, and more.

 

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.

Members Only BBQ

Join us for the members only BBQ on Thursday, August 8 from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Registration for the event is closed. Tickets are sold out.

 

Senior Day

Senior Day at Butterfly Pavilion Tuesday August 20, 2019 10am-3pm Senior Day at Butterfly Pavilion is the perfect opportunity for your group of adult learner to experience Butterfly Pavilion in a day with activities just for them! From 10am-3pm, we will have timed presentations, activities, and interactive learning. Enjoy tea and cookies and have a break in our Ballroom, whenever your group needs a little rest from the action! Don't miss this opportunity to experience the Butterfly Pavilion's indoor exhibits, outdoor gardens and nature trail, without the daily crowds of school groups.

Submit your event details and BP will schedule you a tour!

Step 1:  Select "1" from the drop down arrow there is no charge for submitting your inquiry.

Step 2:  Click "Add to Order".

Step 3:  Click "Continue".

Step 4:  Answer the questions regarding your event.

Step 5:  Complete the process to submit your inquiry.

A confirmation letter, contract, and FAQ will be emailed to you.

 

Note:  You will be contacted by a BP Private Event Ambassador to review your event plans; date selection and pricing.

Teacher's Pet: Learn to Keep Invertebrates in Your Classroom

Teacher's Pet: Learn to Keep Invertebrates in Your Classroom

Engage your classroom in a fun, new way with a classroom pet! From tarantulas to Madagascar Hissing cockroaches, invertebrates make great classroom companions and are an excellent learning tool. Learn terrarium setup, animal care, and get examples of sample lessons you can implement!

*Includes exhibit admission after the workshop

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

 

 

 

 

 

Zoo Snooze Overnight Adventure

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.

Summer Camp Week 8: July 29-August 2: Aquatic Adventurers

Week 8: July 29-August 2 (same theme as Week 4): Aquatic Adventurers

Rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, and saltwater tanks - all teeming with life!  Discover aquatic invertebrates like stoneflies and crawdads, find out what makes a healthy waterway, meet real ocean animals, and prepare to get splashed during this wet and wild week.

 

Summer Camp Week 9: August 5-9 - Kid vs. Wild Survival Camp!

Week 9: August 5-9 - FINAL WEEK! Kid vs. Wild Survival Camp!

Are you ready for adventure? Join us for an exciting outdoor adventure camp filled with hiking, shelter building, map reading, tracking, and other amazing survival skills! Be prepared to face the great outdoors as things get wild!

 

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!!

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