Butterflies! at The Shops at Willow Bend

Butterfly House
Experience the LIVE Butterfly Conservatory

Visitors will encounter LIVE butterflies* fluttering freely!

  • Staff-guided tour in our on-site butterfly house
  • Learn about the anatomy of the butterfly, its life cycle and ecosystem
  • Chance to see a butterfly hatch from the chrysalis
  • Complimentary craft project included with tour
  • Everyone gets the chance to feed a butterfly!

Buy TicketsPre-purchase your tickets online and
save $1 off the price of adult tickets!

*The butterfly species will vary based on weather and time of year, ask for more details.

Adopt a Butterfly Kit
Purchase Your Own
Adopt -A- Butterfly Kit

These complete kits include live caterpillars, food and instructions to grow your own butterflies at home! You get to take your caterpillars home that day and enjoy them right away.

Complete Kits Available for $26.99

Story Time with the Hungry Caterpillar
Story Time with the Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Join us for our interactive reading of Eric Carle’s beloved children’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Follow the caterpillar as he feasts his way through the pages and comes alive with our presentation of rhyming and movement.

Create your very own caterpillar in our fun story time craft. Recommend ages 2 – 8 but all are welcome.

Space is limited! Story Time tour tickets ensure your ability to participate in this activity. Contact us for dates and times.

Field Trips
The Field Trip of a Lifetime!
  • Appropriate for ages 3 – 15 years.
  • Each activity area has trained teaching staff with guided activities.
  • Each person spends approximately 30 minutes in each of the 3 areas.
  • Each class receives a FREE Standard Butterfly Kit. Each kit includes two caterpillars, all the food needed, and instructions to “Watch A Miracle” with the butterfly.
  • All activities and content are age and developmentally appropriate.
  • Activities will vary based on the average age of the group.
  • Lunch option available, ask for details.
  • Classroom butterfly growing kits and at-home fundraising kits are available for purchase. Contact us for details!

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Event Details

The Shops at Willow Bend

Butterflies! at
The Shops at Willow Bend
6121 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093

May 6, 2016 – May 29, 2016

  • Mon – Sat: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm

Buy Tickets

  • Adults: $6.00
    Pre-purchase tickets online and save $1 off adult tickets
  • Children: $5.00
    Children under the age of 2 are free with adult purchase
*A portion of all kit and admission proceeds will be donated to
The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club

The Greater Plano Kiwanis Club