*Last entry is an hour before closing


*Last entry is an hour before closing

Butterflies in the Garden

Witness the magnificent transformation of nature and marvel at the sight of brilliantly colored living jewels fluttering in the Rainforest Conservatory of Fort Worth Botanic Garden during Butterflies in the Garden, presented by Central Market. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in North Central Texas!

Exhibit visitors will have the chance to see a diverse collection of butterflies from various parts of the world, including Central, North and South America, Africa, and Asia. The Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides), known for its striking beauty, is one of the most popular butterflies on display. Additionally, local favorites will also be showcased.

March 1 – April 14, 2024 | Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily.
Tickets are sold by timed entrance, available every thirty minutes.
*All ticket information listed below reflects online pricing.
* Parking Information: In the event that our main parking lot is full, parking attendants will be onsite directing guests to additional parking locations. Regular updates will also be provided on our Instagram account. 

Mariposas en el Jardín

Sea testigo de la magnífica transformación de la naturaleza y maravíllese con la vista de joyas vivientes de colores brillantes revoloteando en el Conservatorio en Jardín Botánico de Fort Worth durante Mariposas en el Jardín, presentado por Central Market. ¡No te pierdas la oportunidad de ver la exhibición más grande de mariposas exóticas en el norte de Texas!

Visitantes tendrán la oportunidad de ver una colección diversa de mariposas de varias partes del mundo, incluyendo centro, norte y sur América, África y Asia. La morfo azul (Morpho peleides), es muy conocida por su llamativa belleza es una de las mariposas mas populares de la exhibición. También se exhibirán mariposas favoritas del área.

Marzo 1 – abril 14 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. diariamente

Boletos se venden por entrada programada, cada 30 minutos entre 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

* Información de estacionamiento: En el caso de que nuestro estacionamiento principal esté lleno,  personal estarán  dirigiendo visitantes a ubicaciones de estacionamiento adicionales. También estaremos proporcionando informacion sobre estacionamiento en nuestra cuenta de Instagram.

Exhibit Etiquette:

  • We appreciate guests refraining from touching the butterflies, as it shortens their lifespan. 
  • Butterflies and plants should not be removed from the Rainforest Conservatory. 
  • Food, beverages (including water), and large coats are not permitted inside the Conservatory. Strollers are also not allowed, but wheelchairs and walkers are permitted. We have a self-check-in location where you may leave your stroller. Our volunteers/staff will provide instructions.
  • No tripods/monopods allowed in the Conservatory. 

Etiqueta de exhibición:

  • No se permite tocar las mariposas, ya que esto acorta su vida. 
  • Las mariposas y las plantas no deben ser retiradas del Conservatorio.
  • No se permiten alimentos, bebidas (incluyendo el agua) ni abrigos grandes dentro del Conservatorio. Tampoco se permiten carreolas, pero sí sillas de ruedas y andadores. Contamos con un lugar de auto check-in donde puedes dejar tu carreola. Nuestros voluntarios y personal proporcionarán instrucciones. 


Butterflies in the Garden Exhibit Only:

  • Adults 16-65 | $12
  • Seniors 65+ | $10
  • Children 6-15 | $8
  • Children 5 and under | FREE

Combo Ticket (Butterflies in the Garden PLUS General Garden Admission):

  • Adults 16-65 | $22 
  • Seniors 65+ | $20
  • Children 6-15 | $12
  • Children 5 and under | FREE

FWBG Member Discounted Pricing:

  • Adults 16-65 | $8.60
  • Seniors 65+ | $7
  • Children 6-15 | $5.60
  • Children 5 and under | FREE

Note: Members must log in to receive discounts. Click here to learn how to log in for the first time. Prices above reflect Butterflies in the Garden tickets only. FWBG Members receive free Garden admission! Questions? Contact the membership office at 817-332-7518.

Group Tickets:

  • School groups may purchase tickets in advance by contacting FWBG’S education department.
  • Groups of 20 or more is eligible for $2 off each ticket type.

Questions about this event? Contact us via email.


For sponsorship opportunities at the Garden, please contact Leah Hersey.

LIttle girl with butterfly on her shoulder
Blue morpho butterfly near red flowers

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