Powell Gardens' 2015 Festival of Butterflies is July 31-Aug.2 and Aug. 7-9.



2015 Festival Dates: July 31-August 2 and August 7-9 

Powell Gardens' 2015 festival has ended, but you can still see colorful, free-flying butterflies in the indoor conservatory, open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Sunday, August 16. Learn more about monarchs and other native species in our outdoor butterfly breezeway. Regular garden admission applies. 

Please note: Strollers and backpacks are not permitted inside the conservatory. Look for stroller parking and backpack storage near the conservatory entrance.  

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What to Know Before You Go 

Conservatory exhibit schedule on non-festival days:

The indoor butterfly conservatory is open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August 16. No other festival activities take place on these days, and regular Garden admission applies.

Tripod Photography Day: From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, we will allow tripods and monopods in the conservatory. Garden admission plus $5/photographer applies.   

Tips for Visiting with Kids

Check out this page for more details on enjoying a festival visit with children.


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