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Butterflies in Bloom

March 1 — April 14
Tuesday-Sunday | 10 a.m. — 4 p.m.

This interactive exhibit features thousands of brilliantly-colored butterflies, from countries around the world, emerging from their chrysalis, feeding, and flying all within the tropical environment of the Dow Garden's Conservatory. Included with your regular admission to Dow Gardens or purchase of an annual admission card; however, reservations are required.

IMPORTANT: To ensure the comfort of all guests, tickets must be purchased online, or via phone, in advance of your visit. Please arrive prior to your selected ticket time and allow for the .25 mile walk to the Conservatory.

Origami paper crafts


The Craft Barn is open Saturday and Sunday with simple crafts and fun activities. OPEN throughout Spring Break (March 25–31)!


Late Nights with
the Butterflies

NEW! Extended viewing hours on Fridays until 7:30 p.m. beginning March 15.


Butterflies in Bloom Accessibility Days


View a full list of frequently asked questions at this link (PDF).

School Groups

Get ready to experience Butterflies in Bloom!