ButterflyFest is dedicated to increasing awareness of Florida's butterflies as fun, fascinating ambassadors to the natural world. Activities will promote inquiry and provide a call to action for the conservation and preservation of backyard wildlife and habitats.
Regular admission charges apply for the Butterfly Rainforest and Peanuts...Naturally exhibits. The festival and ButterflyFest activities are free except for workshops and behind-the-scenes tours.
Butterfly Rainforest exhibit admission is $10.50 for adults ($9 Fla. residents) and $6 for ages 3-17.
Some vendors may charge for their services. Note: The Museum does not have an ATM on site.
ButterflyFest is hosted by the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Fla., home to the award-winning Butterfly Rainforest exhibit. See what awaits you at the Butterfly Rainforest and McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity.
- Directions, map and other visitor information
- University of Florida campus map
- City of Gainesville map
Free parking is available in the large Cultural Plaza parking lot and garage adjacent to the Museum. Campus decal restrictions are not enforced on weekends.
Questions? Please contact the Festival Coordinator, Catherine Carey, at 352-273-2064 or email email@example.com.