Welcome to the 7th Annual Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival!

Below you will find information on location, the event schedule, educational partner activities and parking.

Location Details

Brackenridge Park, Pecan Grove, East of the Zoo Train Depot  

Event Schedule

10:00 AM

Festival Begins

Land Acknowledgement by members of the aboriginal Tap Pilam Coahuiltecan Nation

10:20 AM

Inaugural Caterpillar Train with Mayor Ron Nirenberg

10:30 AM

People for Pollinators Parade

Birding Tour with Danielle Belleny

11:00 AM

Story Time with Miss Anastasia in the Caterpillar Club

11:30 AM

Pollinator Yoga in the Caterpillar Club

1:00 PM

Story Time with Miss Anastasia in the Caterpillar Club

2:00 PM

Festival Ends

Education Partners


American Indians in Texas at the Spanish Colonial Missions

Bexar Audubon Society

Bexar Branches Alliance

Bexar County Master Gardeners

Brackenridge Park Conservancy

Blooming with Birdie

Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council

San Antonio Parks and Recreation – Natural Areas


Gardening Volunteers of South Texas


Mitchell Lake Audubon Center

Phil Hardberger Park Conservancy


Radical Registrars

Rainbow Gardens

San Antonio Chapter – Native Plant Society of Texas

San Antonio Zoo


Steele and Rodriguez Montessori

Texas Butterfly Ranch

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department – Hill Country State Natural Area

The Nectar Bar

UNAM San Antonio

Witte Museum


Make your own clay butterfly magnet

Take-home hummingbird mask making kits

How-to plant a tree activity

Bracelet making activity and plant sale

Bat activity

Monarch Migration Obstacle Course

Bee activity

Examples of native pollinators, tree adoption, pollinator craft

Green scaping demo

Pollinator activity

Monarch butterfly obstacle course

Make your own hummingbird spinner

Bee making activity

DIY make and take bee house

Voter registration

Pollinator activity

Wheel of fortune activity

Monarch tagging activity

Native plant adoption

Seed bombs and student presentations

Festival Information, T-Shirt sales

Painting activity

Monarch migration game

Monarch butterfly obstacle course

Seed bomb activity