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In accordance with the Jefferson County Public Health order , Butterfly Pavilion is requiring that all guests 3 and older wear appropriate face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, to enter our facility. This order goes into effect on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

Butterfly Pavilion's Living Lights is Denver's Newest and Most Immersive Holiday Tradition!

*Note: In accordance with the Jefferson County Public Health order issued on Monday, November 22, 2021, Butterfly is requiring that all guests 3 and older wear appropriate face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, to enter our facility. The only exceptions to this order are kids younger than 3 and guests who cannot medically tolerate a face covering (wristbands will be provided for these guests to prove their medical exemption). This order goes into effect on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 and will remain in effect while Jefferson County is in Substantial or High Transmission.

December 17, 2021 – January 2, 2022

6pm-9pm (Last Entry at 8:15pm)

Join us for an evening filled with luminous aerial artists and performers, glowing exhibits, and a kids-glow-in-the-dark dance party with the Firefly Princess! Butterfly Pavilion will light up in a rainbow of colors as visitors walk through the exhibits and see the world of invertebrates in a new and enchanting way. This indoor festival of lights is Denver's newest and brightest Holiday event! While fun and entertaining, this festival of lights helps support Butterfly Pavilion's mission of invertebrate conservation around the world! Click here to learn more!

The experience includes:

    • Biofluorescent invertebrate animals and glowing exhibits lighting pathways as visitors embark on their journey
    • Illuminated landscapes showcasing natural habitats for these tiny creatures
    • An engaging, enchanted Firefly Forest within the Wings of the Tropics butterfly conservatory
    • Mesmerizing aerial artists adorning the indoor skies with performances inspired by the metamorphosis from pupa to firefly
    • Captivating, interactive performers simulating various invertebrates
    • Hottest kid-friendly glow-in-the-dark dance “rave” in town with electrifying music and glowsticks galore
    • Memory-making, festive photo opp station for capturing this magical experience

Living Lights Admission:

Reservations are required! Reserve your spot now!

Members:

Adults: $15

Children:$10

Seniors: $11

Get Tickets!

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Non-Members:

Adults:$20

Children: $12

Seniors: $13

Get Tickets!

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SNAP/EBT Tickets:

Adults, Children, and Seniors: $5

Get Tickets!

Note: SNAP/EBT discounts can only apply up to 10 people per card.

This is a special event and we won't be able to honor any other discounts or free passes.

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Living Lights Member Night!

Become a member today and you'll receive access to Living Lights Member Night, and other special member-only events!

Save 25% on new memberships and renewals with our Winter Membership Sale! 

New Members- use code: Holiday21

Renewals- use code: Renew22

Don't miss your member-only access to enjoy Living Lights for FREE before it opens to the general public.

Register For Member Night!

Become a Member!

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Frequently Asked Questions:

May I use my tickets on any night of Living Lights?

No. Living Lights tickets are valid ONLY on the specific date and time for which you purchased your tickets.

Can I purchase tickets on site?

Online reservations are required for Living Lights, but we will sell you a ticket on site if we have the availability.

When should I buy my tickets?

ASAP! We highly recommend purchasing your tickets in advance as they are selling fast! Reminder: tickets are only available ONLINE!

Are you requiring masks?

Yes. In accordance with the Jefferson County Public Health order issued on Monday, November 22, 2021, Butterfly is requiring that all guests 2 and older wear appropriate face coverings, regardless of vaccination status, to enter our facility. The only exceptions to this order are kids younger than 3 and guests who cannot medically tolerate a face covering (wristbands will be provided for these guests to prove their medical exemption).

What if I am a member? May I enter during the day and stay for Living Lights?

Daytime admission, including membership, does NOT include Living Lights. However, members will have access to enjoy Living Lights for FREE before it opens to the general public. Afterwards, members will receive a discounted ticket price!

Will we be able to hold Rosie at Living Lights?

While Rosie would love to join the evening festivities, she will be getting ready for her morning gig at Butterfly Pavilion.  So do not fear!  Rosie will be fresh and ready to greet and meet new friends all holiday season during regular Butterfly Pavilion visitor hours, daily 9am – 5pm.