Monarch Butterfly Festival
Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens
7402 Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463
Attractions include a butterfly tent, educational displays, crafts, food, live animals and hayrides. This year's event requires a pre-reserved timed entry slot to the butterfly tent beginning at 10 a.m. and running every 15 minutes through 4:30 p.m. with a maximum of 20 people in the tent at once to experience the butterflies.
Event Cost: $10 per person, free kids under 3. Butterfly release is additional $5.
Event Times: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 18-19, 2021
Age recommendation: Early Elementary (K-3), Late Elementary (4-5), Preschool, Tweens
Neighborhood: South Suburbs