Have you ever met someone that instantly gave you butterflies? What about someone or something that gave you an entire 600 square foot tent full? Well during the second weekend of September Northeast Tarrant County Kiwanis will do just that, and you won’t even have to worry about a kiss at the end of the night. Check out their yearly Butterfly Festival in Southlake!
The 8th annual Butterfly Festival presented by Kiwanis is taking place September 9th through 11th at Southlake Town Square! It will be open come rain or shine (ha, as if we’ll have rain anytime soon) as the tent is underneath a covered pavilion.The Butterfly Festival benefits Childrens’ Miracle Network and Kiwanis Children Charities and projects. Hundreds of butterflies are contained in this 600 square foot tent along with local flowering plants which are provided by Mike’s Garden Centers. The kids can feed the butterflies watermelon which is provided so they’ll get to interact with the butterflies. Both adults and children get to learn more about butterflies, their habitat, as well as their influence on our ecosystem from experts on location and participating on this yearly festival. At the end of the weekend event (Sunday) the butterflies are released at 5:00pm.
The Northeast Tarrant County Kiwanis (NETC) Club serves as an active member of the local community providing hands-on service, much needed funds, and even youth leadership training. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers that are dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. As partners with the Northeast Tarrant County Kiwanis Foundation, the NETC Kiwanis Club continues to provide needed service and funds to the local area. For more club information click here.
The cost for attending the Kiwanis Butterfly Festival is $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Kids and children ages 3 and under are Free. It all starts on Friday at 9am! Each day the first 100 kids receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A kids meal at Southlake with paid admission.If you’d like to participate in the raffle drawing for 2 Southwest Airlines tickets you can buy a raffle ticket for $1 here. There are also a number of silent auction items one can bid on, some which include: Fighter Jet Ride, Hot Air Balloon Rides, an African Safari and other great baskets. Check out the full list of silent auction items here featured at the 2011 Butterfly Festival.
Join Northeast Tarrant County Kiwanis for their 8th Annual Butterfly Festival This Friday through Sunday at the Southlake Town Center located next door to Corner Bakery. If you make it on the final day, watch the beautiful array of butterflies as they are released into the sky at 5:00pm!
Sept 9 – Friday
9am to 6pm
Sept 10 – Saturday
9am to 6pm
Sept 11 – Sunday
9am to 5pm
(5:00 – Release of the Butterflies)
Southlake Town Square
100 State Street