The Butterfly House in Faust Park will celebrate "Morpho Mardi Gras: Bugs, Butterflies and Beads!" the entire months of February and March. During the Morpho Mardi Gras, the tropical butterfly conservatory is flooded with thousands of Blue Morpho butterflies.
This event and all activities are included with the regular admission to the Butterfly House. Dates are February 1st through March 31st, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10am-4pm. See website for more information.
The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, located in Faust Park, is an extension of the Missouri Botanical Garden. Visitors are able to walk through the Butterfly Conservatory which houses more than a thousand free flight tropical butterflies of 60 species from around the world and watch a new butterfly emerge from one of hundreds of chrysalises! The Conservatory is kept warm for a perfect butterfly habitat. Visitors should dress appropriately! An admission fee is charged. Children 3 and under are free. Educational classes and events are available throughout the year. Butterfly House hours are 9am-4pm, Tuesday through Saturday. (FREE on the first Tuesday of every month, between 10am - 12pm, for St. Louis County and City residents with proof of residency.)
Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.