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Butterfly Spring Fest (Conner Park, North Collier Regional Park, Sugden Regional Park)

Butterfly Spring Fest
(Conner Park, North Collier Regional Park, Sugden Regional Park)

 Saturday, March 9, 2024

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Free Event

Join us in celebrating the splendor of spring and the invaluable contributions of butterflies to our ecosystem. Be a part of this engaging and enlightening event!

As the buds’ bloom and the air fills with the promise of a new season, the Butterfly Gardens warmly invites nature enthusiasts of all ages to a vibrant celebration marking the arrival of spring. This event, organized by our dedicated team of volunteers, promises a day brimming with both enjoyment and educational experiences focused on the captivating world of butterflies.

The Butterfly Spring Fest will take place on  March 9, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Conner Park, 111th Avenue North, North Collier Regional Park, 15000 Livingston Road, and Sugden Regional Park, 4284, Avalon Drive. This immersive event is designed to offer participants a firsthand understanding of the intrinsic value of butterflies while emphasizing the significance of conservation efforts in preserving these delicate creatures. From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. visitors will have the opportunity to engage in various activities, including:

Self-Guided Tours: Embark on captivating tours through our lush gardens to observe these mesmerizing creatures in their natural habitat, witnessing their grace and beauty up close. Learn along the way about different butterflies.

Interactive Exhibits: Engage with interactive exhibits that highlight the importance of conservation efforts, showcasing how everyone can contribute to preserving our natural habitat.

Butterfly Wishing Tree: Embodies the collective commitment and aspirations for our environment and pollinators.

At the heart of this event lies the recognition of butterflies as more than just exquisite creatures; they serve as flagships for conservation, symbolizing the delicate balance of our environment.

“We aim to foster a deeper appreciation for these magnificent creatures and inspire action towards their preservation,” says Connie Nagele (Butterfly Garden Program Lead)  “Through this event, we hope to instill a sense of wonder about butterflies and empower our community to join hands in their conservation.”

For more information, please contact the Collier County Parks & Recreation Division at
(239) 252-4000 or Connie Nagele at (239) 248-8272 /

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