6252 W 104th Ave
Westminster, CO 80020
Explore the Wonder of Flowers and Pollinators at Bloomapalooza!
When: May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Butterfly Pavilion – 6252 W 104th Ave Westminster, CO 80020
Join Butterfly Pavilion for Bloomapalooza on May 20th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and explore the wonderful world of plants and pollinators! As part of our Pollinator Awareness through Conservation and Education (PACE) initiative, this event incorporates fun, hands-on activities that will help you learn more about how you can protect pollinators and their habitats!
Here are some of the exciting activities we have in store:
Seed Toss: Help to create a lush habitat of native species at Butterfly Pavilion by building seed balls and tossing them out into the Big Dry Creek Nature Trail! Taking place all day at our outdoor patio.
Scavenger Hunt: Explore our tropical conservatory and see if you can identify plants that our animals love to eat. You’ll have a chance to win your very own pollinator container garden! Taking place all day, and may be picked up at the Front Desk.
Plant Petting Zoo: Experience our sensory garden where you can touch plants of different textures and learn why their characteristics are important for survival in their environments. Taking place all day at the Discovery Garden.
Garden Safari: Journey through the wilds of our gardens and learn how plants transform through the seasons, the place they have within the ecosystem, along with important ways to conserve them! Taking place at 11:30 am at the Discovery Garden.
Butterfly Encounter: See butterflies released into our tropical conservatory and learn more about their amazing adaptations and importance to our world. Taking place at 12:30 and 3:30 pm in Wings of the Tropics.
Ladybug Release: Release ladybugs into our habitats! Along with the excitement of seeing them up close, you’ll learn about the ladybug life cycle, their importance to your garden, and more. Taking place at 1:30 and 4:30 pm at the Discovery Garden.
Hands-on Gardening: Learn new container gardening skills while helping to create a pollinator haven at Butterfly Pavilion. Your fantastic contributions will be kept on our Discovery Garden patio all season! Taking place at 2:30 pm at the Discovery Garden.
Admission (activities included):
Adults – $11.00; Westminster Resident – $9
Seniors (65+) – $9.00
Children (2 – 12) – $7.00
Children (under 2) – Free
Choose from stunning plants loved by pollinators, equipped with detailed planting instructions and garden design guides. Pre-order yours now while supplies last! Pre-Sale ends May 19 at 5 pm.
Milkweed Seed Giveaway!
We’re launching our butterfly milkweed seed giveaway at Bloomapalooza! “BEE the change,” and learn how to plant these seeds to increase habitats for essential pollinators in your community.