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Monarch Migration Festival
October 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Celebrate Monarch Butterfly Migration!
It is time for Monarch butterflies to migrate back south to Mexico. That means we will be seeing them pass through Texas soon! Come celebrate with us!
This is a FREE family event to learn about Monarch butterfly migration and how to create your own pollinator garden to support Monarchs.
Saturday, October 23
10 am to 4 pm
Fort Worth Botanic Gardens
Fun for the whole family:
- Kids activities – including a free gift for completing a full “migration”
- Kids learn about butterfly metamorphosis
- Talk to butterfly and plant experts
- See examples of Milkweeds and other pollinator-friendly plants
- Get free native wildflower seeds
- Learn about Monarch butterflies and gardening for pollinators
The event will be held under the trees in the “Grove” area of the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens.
Park off of I-30 and Montgomery to enter the gardens for this free event. The entrance to the parking lot is just before you reach Montgomery on the I-30 access road, behind the antique mall.
Brought to you by the Fort Worth Monarch Pollinator Ambassadors – the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant Regional Water District, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Tarrant County Community College, US Fish and Wildlife, National Wildlife Federation, Texas Parks and Wildlife, the Fort Worth Zoo, Native Prairies Association of Texas, and the Native Plant Society of Texas.
While you are at it-
Visit the Mariposa Market at the same time and place! Check out awesome art vendors, food trucks, and musical acts at this Hispanic culture event. Learn more here: https://brit.org/events/mariposa-market/