Monarch Festival

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly. and partners are pleased to announce the 2018 Monarch Festival! 

The Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, puppet shows, monarch tagging and habitat education to free seeds (limited supply) to start your own butterfly garden. There will be a Bug Parade - dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume! 

Join us we celebrate the monarch’s journey from Canada, through Iowa, to the mountains of Mexico! Learn more at the Blank Park Zoo website.

Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315