The Panhandle Butterfly House will celebrate its grand opening for the 2018 season on Saturday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Special events at the grand opening include:
- A plant sale with butterfly friendly plants
- The Pollen Express will teach children about pollination
- Interactive children's games
- Wildflower exhibit
- The Monarch Market with many butterfly items for sale
- Santa Rosa County Master Gardeners available to answer horticultural questions
A variety of native butterflies inhabit the inside and outside gardens. All stages of the butterfly life cycle may be observed on nectar and host plants. Come learn about native Florida butterflies and learn to identify them.
The Panhandle Butterfly House is located in Navarre Park on Hwy. 98 at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge. It will be open to the public from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays starting May 5. Prescheduled tours for groups of 10 or more are available Monday through Wednesday. Reserve a tour by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Panhandle Butterfly House depends on the generosity of its visitors to sustain this incredible educational exhibit. Admission is through donations. The butterfly house is always looking for volunteers to further their mission. Ask any current volunteer or see
for more information.
For more information please contact Mary Salinas at (850) 623-3868 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays or via email at
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Photo labeled for reuse with credit to Pia-Riitta Klein.