Activities

Butterflies & Blooms

EXPLORE EVEN MORE WITH PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

Beyond interacting with butterflies, our weekly family programs, including Family Nature Hikes, Story Times and Discovery Stations, will highlight butterflies and other pollinators, in addition to self-guided daily drop-in activities and other featured programs or events.


Daily Drop-In Activities

Garden Discovery Boxes | 10 am–12 pm

Boxes placed throughout the Garden containing games and activities for kids.

Butterfly Feedings | 1–3 pm

Receive a feeding stick dipped with a tasty butterfly treat. Donations accepted.

Children’s Corner | Anytime

Make butterfly-themed crafts or participate in a new activity each week in the lower level of the Fischer Visitor Center.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discovers plants and animals in the Garden.

S.E.E.D. Packs | Anytime

Search, Explore, Experience and Discover the Garden! Packs include short lessons, games and observation activities.

Don’t forget to check out our other classes and drop-in activities!

Drop-In Activities

Themed Classes

Native Plants to Attract Pollinators | Tuesday, May 21 from 6–7:30 pm

Learn why it’s more important than ever to invite pollinators into your garden.

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Winged Wonders–Bats! | Tuesday, July 23 from 7–8:30 pm

Discover how native bats help Wisconsin’s farmers, how tropical bats help pollinate and how disease can affect the bat population.

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Butterflies of Wisconsin | Tuesday, July 30 from 6–8 pm

Learn all about Wisconsin’s amazing butterflies and moths and take a stroll along the Garden’s pathways to seek out some of these beautiful creatures.

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Monarch Butterfly Tagging | Sunday, August 18 from 2–4 pm

See a demonstration of tagging Monarch butterflies and review the purpose of tagging.

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Themed Day Camps

Butterfly Biologist

For ages 6-12! Become a butterfly biologist at Green Bay Botanical Garden as you collect and identify caterpillars and butterflies, discover which plants they love and learn how to attract them at home. We’ll also work on a special project for our summer exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms!

Cost: $35/GBBG Member; $45/General Public

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Butterfly Birthday Packages

Book a birthday extravaganza at the Garden this summer and your guests can experience our newest exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms, which features hundreds of live butterflies native to Wisconsin! With this birthday package, you’ll get admission for up to 30 guests, a 4-hour room rental, a variety of self-guided butterfly activities and more. Parties must be held between 10 am-5 pm.

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Contact Us

For details on group discounted rates, contact our Sales Team at 920.491.3691 ext. 113 or rentals@gbbg.org.

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.