The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club Butterfly Festival at The Shops at Willow Bend

Butterfly House
Experience the LIVE Butterfly Conservatory

Visitors will encounter LIVE butterflies* fluttering freely!

  • Staff-guided tour in our on-site butterfly house
  • Learn about the anatomy of the butterfly, its life cycle and ecosystem
  • Chance to see a butterfly hatch from the chrysalis
  • Complimentary craft project included with tour
  • Everyone gets the chance to feed a butterfly!

Buy TicketsPre-purchase your tickets online and
save $1 off the price of adult tickets!

Special Discount: Pre-Buy Butterfly Kit & Ticket Package
*The butterfly species will vary based on weather and time of year, ask for more details.

Adopt a Butterfly Kit These complete kits include live caterpillars, food and instructions to grow your own butterflies at home! You get to take your caterpillars home that day and enjoy them right away.

Complete Kits Available!

  • Individual Butterfly Kits – $24 (Purchased in Person)
    Kit includes 5 caterpillars, food, your very own butterfly house and instructions. Purchase in-person at our kiosk at the Shops at Willow Bend.
  • Pre-Buy Kit & Tickets Package- $27
    Our Individual kit PLUS 2 tickets to the butterfly exhibit at the Shops at Willow Bend, PLUS $1 off each additional guest in your party. A $34 value! Must pre-purchase here and bring your receipt to the exhibit at the Shops at Willow Bend.
  • Classroom Kits – $57.95 (Must be Pre-Ordered)
    Includes 33 living caterpillars, 33 incubator cups, food, pop-up habitat, instructions and 4 passes to the butterfly exhibit. Pick Up at the Shops at Willow Bend to Avoid Shipping Fees
    *Due to availability, kits must be PRE-ORDERED here before picking up at the Shops at Willow Bend.

Story Time with the Hungry Caterpillar
Story Time with the Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Join us Tuesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am us for our interactive reading of Eric Carle’s beloved children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Follow the caterpillar as he feasts his way through the pages and comes alive with our presentation of rhyming and movement.

Create your very own caterpillar in our fun story time craft. Recommended for ages 2 – 8 but all are welcome.

Space is limited! Story Time is available on a first come, first serve basis with a valid tour ticket.


Field Trips
The Field Trip of a Lifetime!
  • Appropriate for ages 3 – 15 years.
  • Each activity area has trained teaching staff with guided activities.
  • Each person spends approximately 30 minutes in each of the 3 areas.
  • Each class receives a FREE Standard Butterfly Kit. Each kit includes two caterpillars, all the food needed, and instructions to “Watch A Miracle” with the butterfly.
  • All activities and content are age and developmentally appropriate.
  • Activities will vary based on the average age of the group.
  • Lunch option available, ask for details.
  • Classroom butterfly growing kits and at-home fundraising kits are available for purchase. Contact us for details!

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Event Details

The Shops at Willow Bend

Butterflies! at
The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093

May 6, 2017 – June 4, 2017

  • Mon – Sat: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm

Buy Tickets
Special Discount: Pre-Buy Butterfly Kit & Ticket Package


  • $5.00 per person
    Children age 2 and under are free with adult purchase
*A portion of all kit and admission proceeds will be donated to
The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club

The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club