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Butterfly Celebration at the VGB

August 15, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Puerto Vallarta International Butterfly Festival

August 15 – October 20, 2017 at the Vallarta Botanical Garden

Come enjoy a wonderful natural experience in the newly renovated Tropical Butterfly Garden! August through October is peak butterfly season here in the Puerto Vallarta region both in terms of sheer numbers and great diversity all awaiting your discovery. Our horticultural team has redesigned our landscape with thousands of colorful flowering plants known to attract the most fascinating Mexican butterflies.

Festival admission is included in the standard Garden entry of just $150 pesos per day.

Festival Details

– Daily guided butterfly walks at 1 pm
– Complimentary butterfly field identification handout
– Complimentary refreshment
– Interpretive butterfly signage
– Butterfly photography tips and photo contest (Bring your own camera)
– Weekly prizes for winning contest photos
– Butterfly attracting plants for sale
– Anyone dressed as a butterfly receives FREE ADMISSION!

Warning: Butterfly observation has been linked to feelings of euphoria and peace like a river in your soul. Observe at your own risk!

Note: No butterfly nets please. Take only photos and leave only footprints where appropriate (stay on designated trails!)


August 15, 2017
October 31, 2017
Event Category:
Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Ignacio L. Vallarta 399,
Local A, Colonia Emiliano Zapata,
C.P. 48380,
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
+52 (322) 688 6206