Join in the fun as vendors, musicians and celebrants from all over the world gather in the small rural community of Mariposa, California. This fun family event that celebrates the Butterfly and honors our unique and fragile ecosystem of the Sierra Foothills.
Local school classrooms and home schools are provided with “Butterfly Pavilions”. These safe enclosures in which caterpillars are raised into butterflies within the context of the importance of preserving our natural environment.
When the festival day arrives, the celebration begins, with the highlight being the joyous act of releasing the butterflies.