17th Annual Flying Colors Butterfly Festival

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2016 flying colors butterfly festival

 

The 2016 Flying Colors Butterfly Festival, in its 17th year, delights everyone all weekend at the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of hundreds of beautiful butterflies! Join us for this very important fundraising event for the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell! The 2016 Flying Colors Butterfly Festival will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10am to 3pm and Sunday, June 5, 2016 from noon to 5pm.

There will be live butterfly releases on Saturday: 11am and 1:30pm and Sunday: 1:30 and 3:30pm (Subject to Change).

Get up close with the walk-through exhibit with hundreds of butterflies at the Butterfly Encounter.

There will also be a plant sale, featuring host and nectar plants for butterflies available for purchase.

Festival Fun

  • Crafts, Face Painting, Fairy Houses, Sidewalk Art
  • Food Trucks
    • Saturday:
      • Brooke Lynn’s Own Sticks & Cones
      • Tex’s Tacos
    • Sunday:
      • Incrediball Falafel
      • Hail Caesar Food Truck
  • Cold Treats:
    • Brusters Ice Cream
    • King of Pops
    • SnoBayou
    • Georgia Popcorn Company
  • Entertainment

Tickets are $12 General Public/$8 CNC Members.

Please Carpool! There is limited parking in the CNC parking lot. There will also be free shuttle bus service available from St. Francis School near the corner of Willeo/Azalea and Highway 120. Please note that there is not an ATM on site. Cash may be needed for some vendors including food. Please note that pets are not allowed on the CNC grounds.

The Chattahoochee Nature Center is located on the Chattahoochee River in Roswell at 9135 Willeo Road and sits on a beautiful site comprised of 127 acres of native plants and gardens that showcase the beauty of Georgia. The property includes a River Boardwalk, Discovery Center, wetland demonstration gardens and woodland trails that are home to over 50 species of injured, non-releasable wildlife. For nearly 40 years, the Nature Center has continued to grow and reach out to citizens as a place to explore new ideas and expand the awareness of the natural world.

Click here for more information on 2016 Flying Colors Butterfly Festival at the Chattahoochee Nature Center.

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