the Butterfly House
OPEN daily all SUMMER weather permitting!
Nature lovers and gardeners alike will enjoy walking through this garden utopia of native PA butterflies. Observe the life cycle of a butterfly…live eggs, caterpillars and chrysalis are on display along with hundreds of adult butterflies (including LOTS of our beloved monarchs!) in our screened in garden of colorful flowers. Admission time slots are every 30 minutes – Join us!
Open Daily thru September 7
Admission : ADULTS $7
KIDS $5 (ages 2-11, under 2 no charge)
Pack a lunch! Picnic tables are here to enjoy!
FOOD TRUCK FRIDAY!
July 12 | August 9 | September 13
Join us for an evening in the gardens (organized by the Tunkhannock Farmers Market)! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in for good food and live music! Six to ten food trucks will be here to choose from…YUM!
Summer Butterfly Release!
Saturday July 20
Join us for a short and sweet summer Butterfly Release! We will be releasing several dozen monarchs to help increase our local population. The release will take place promptly at 1:00pm. Our milkweed will be on special for the afternoon, and our team will be here to help you find the best annuals and perennials to create your own butterfly habitat! Come early and shop the Tunkhannock Farmers Market open 10am-2pm every Saturday.
Tunkhannock Farmers Market
Saturdays All Summer
Join us every Saturday throughout the summer and shop and support local farmers! Fresh produce and other goodies!
Stop by the Penn State Master Gardener’s veggie garden and learn from them! They will often be tending their garden during the market and are always happy to share their plant wisdom!
Plan to relax at a picnic table or bring a blanket for the grassy areas. Enjoy FUN times and a community melting pot!!
We are honored to host our local farmers! 💚
Butterfly Release Event
September 8 AND 15
Join us as we celebrate and send off our monarch butterflies on their great annual migration to Mexico!
Releases will be held both Sundays at 12:00 and 3:00. Learn about the status of the monarch population and the importance of building sustainable butterfly habitats. Live eggs, caterpillars and chrysalis will be on display.
Food trucks will be here along with live music…bring a blanket or lawn chair if you choose!
WEAR your WINGS and celebrate with us! Fun for all ages!