Monarchs in the Park

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Monarchs in the Park Lions Park
SW 7th St & S Madison Ave
Blanchard, OK 73010

Phone: 630-802-6366   405-227-7423
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Celebrate the Monarch's migration through central Oklahoma this fall at the annual event Monarch in the Park. This year's festival will be held at Lions Park in Blanchard.  Visit the demonstration gardens and discover what plants work to support the migration patterns of the Monarch butterfly.  Visitors will learn about butterfly gardening and the migration needs of these amazing insects.  Enjoy butterfly displays, education, art, face painting, a butterfly plant sale, free seeds and the beautiful gardens teeming with many different butterflies.

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Celebrate the Monarch's migration through central Oklahoma this fall at the annual event Monarch in the Park. This year's festival will be held at Lions Park in Blanchard.  Visit the demonstration gardens and discover what plants work to support the migration patterns of the Monarch butterfly.  Visitors will learn about butterfly gardening and the migration needs of these amazing insects.  Enjoy butterfly displays, education, art, face painting, a butterfly plant sale, free seeds and the beautiful gardens teeming with many different butterflies.

Butterfly tags and releases will be held hourly by drawing.  Bring some lawn chairs to better enjoy the refreshments like hot dogs and all kinds of sweets that will be sold at this year's Monarch in the Park. Enjoy a beautiful afternoon filled with family-friendly activities. Come dressed as a butterfly, caterpillar or flower, and join the annual Parade of Butterflies at 2pm. Don't forget your cameras since photo opportunities abound at this visually stunning event.

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  • General Information: Free admission

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-35

  • Projected Attendance: 600

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Zereta Sucharski




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From Rodney on 07/10/16

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From TravelOK.com Staff on 10/01/15

Geneva, we're sorry you missed this year's festival! Monarchs in the Park is held annually in late September, and as soon as we receive next year's date it will be listed at the top of this page next to the event name. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Geneva Hoover on 09/30/15

How can I find out the date of the festival? We missed it this year.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/14/15

Mary Jane, the hours are 10am-4pm. It is listed under the 'Hours' tab just above the comment box. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Mary Jane Thompson on 09/13/15

Is there a specific time?


From TravelOK.com Staff on 09/23/14

Megan, the 2014 date for Monarch in the Park is September 27. It is listed beside the event name at the top of this page. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Megan Kester on 09/23/14

I didn't see dates for the festival. When will this be held?


From owner on 07/30/14

Our apologies, Mrs. Alexander. We thought that photo had been removed. It has been taken care of and replaced.


From Nellie Alexander on 07/30/14

Monarch festival coordinators,pleaser don't use my photos with out permission like this one on your advertisement.Thank you.Nellie


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