The new “Butterfly Encounter Exhibit” (opening during the festival and staying open through July 13 after the festival dates) invites visitors to hand-feed more than 200 free flying butterflies. Enjoy the show when butterflies land on flowers after the releases.

All ages will enjoy this fun event featuring: live music; photography and entomology exhibits; arts and crafts; face painting, butterfly parades and more. Kids can wear their butterfly costumes and join the daily butterfly parades. Pollinator and host plants will be on sale for garden enthusiasts. Food trucks will sell snacks on site.

Saturday, June 7, 2014
 – 10am – 3pm

Sunday, June 8, 2014
 – 12pm – 5pm

Admission is $12/$8 for CNC Members/Free for 2 and Under – Members can purchase tickets in advance

Chattahoochee Nature Center
9135 Willeo Road
Roswell GA 30075

On Site and Additional parking is available at the St. Francis School on Willeo Road just south of 120. Please carpool, a free shuttle bus service is provided for your convenience.

For more information, please call 770-992-2055 or visit


  1. I know that the admission charge helps support the Chattahoochee Nature Center, but the cost is much too high in this day and time. As a senior, I would love to bring my granddaughter but will not be able to because of the cost. Too bad, as she would love to see the butterflies.


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