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Monarch Festival

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Blank Park Zoo’s Plant.Grow.Fly.  and partners are pleased to announce the 2017 Monarch Festival! The Festival will be held at Blank Park Zoo on Sunday, September 17 from 12-4 PM. https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival 

The Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, puppet shows, monarch tagging and habitat education to free seeds (limited supply) to start your own butterfly garden. We will even have a Bug Parade - so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume! 

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Monarch Fest (Des Moines)

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, monarch tagging and crafts and activities for the whole family. We will even have a Bug Parade, so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume!

Join us at the Blank Park Zoo as we celebrate the monarch’s journey from Canada, through Iowa, to the mountains of Mexico! https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival

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Spring Garden Festival (Des Moines)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 2:15pm

The Spring Garden Festival is the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden's signature opportunity to celebrate gardening in Iowa. This four-day, pop-up retail festival includes nearly 500 limited edition varieties of plants, garden art and merchandise plus educational sessions and family-friendly garden activities.


https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/431-spring-garden-festival/

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Monarch Festival (Des Moines)

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Monarch Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, monarch tagging and crafts and activities for the whole family. We will even have a Bug Parade, so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume! 

https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival/

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