11th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Celebrate butterflies with a day of educational fun for all ages! Join us for the 11th Annual Barbara J. Walker Butterfly Festival at Broad Meadow Brook, a natural habitat for butterflies.
- Naturalist-led walks & workshops
- Children's activities including face painting, obstacle course, story tent, and nature-themed arts and crafts
- Live caterpillar exhibit, butterfly gardening information and hummingbird station
- Butterfly plant sales, including milkweed for monarchs
- Butterfly Photo Booth (bring your camera!)
- Delicious food, music, vendors, and much more!
Come in costume and get a prize!
$6 Nonmembers • $5 Members* • Free for ages 2 & under
*Members of Mass Audubon and/or Mass Butterfly Club
Festival-goers can join Mass Audubon that day for half price! Register online, in person at Broad Meadow Brook, or by calling 508-753-6087.
$25 maximum per family
All Day (10 am – 4pm)
Caterpillar Lab, Mass Butterfly Club Butterfly Watch, Hummingbirds, Children’s Activities, Face Painting, Music (at pavilion), Plant Sale, Seed Bombs for Butterflies, Nature Play Area
Afternoon (Noon – 4 pm)
|10:30 am||Nature Walk|
|11:30 am||Nature Walk|
|Noon||Collage Workshop (Noon-1 pm)|
|12:30 pm||Collage Workshop|
|1 pm||Story Time|
|1:30 pm||Nature Walk|
|2:30 pm||Nature Walk|
|3 pm||Story Time|
Support the Butterfly Festival through a Butterfly Festival Sponsorship. Download the brochure below to find out more.
Thank You to Our 2018 Sponsors
Spicebush Swallowtail Sponsor
Harris's Checkerspot Sponsors
Great Spangled Frittilary Sponsor