Date announced for Dunwoody Nature Center’s Butterfly Festival

The Dunwoody Nature Center has announced the date of its annual Butterfly Festival: Aug. 11.

The event runs from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Last year more than 3,000 people attended the festival, which has become a signature event for the Dunwoody community, according to a news release.

The festival will take place on the 22-acre campus of the nature center and will feature three butterfly tents that enable guests to have a longer, less crowded experience surrounded by hundreds of live butterflies. Also, guests will be entertained all day with games, crafts, animal encounters and “discovery stations” throughout the park.

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Guests can participate in a nature scavenger hunt, get their faces painted like a butterfly and enjoy live music as well as a birds of prey show. 

Because of the popularity of the festival, organizers recommend visitors pre-purchase admission to the butterfly tents via the center’s website. The site has more information on tickets and logistics.

The festival is presented by Cox Enterprises, which owns The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, through the Cox Conserves environmental sustainability program.

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