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Butterfly Pavilion has returned to regular hours. Our last entrance is at 4:00 p.m. with doors closing at 4:15 p.m. Guests in the facility have until 5:00 p.m. to explore the exhibits.

Join Us for Emerge: Butterfly Pavilion’s 26th Anniversary Celebration

Presented by BCR Companies

October 1st, 2021

6:00pm – 9:00pm

VIP Experience 5:00pm – 6:00pm

The Establishment at Bradburn Village

11885 Bradburn Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031

On Friday October 1st, Butterfly Pavilion will host a hybrid gala event, featuring a Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert. For our in-person attendees, the event will feature a special menu of heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert created by Catering By Design, as well as cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in live animal experiences, a silent auction, live auction and a special appeal throughout the evening. Our virtual attendees will be able to watch the speaker and participate in the silent auction. We hope you will join us for this special occasion as we look toward the emergence of the new Butterfly Pavilion. 

General Admission: $150
VIP Experience: $225
Virtual Ticket: $35
Table of 8: $1200
VIP Table of 8: $1800

VIP Experience will be from 5:00pm – 6:00pm. Opportunity to meet guest speaker Elizabeth Kolbert and receive a signed copy of her newest book “Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future”.

This event is for guests ages 21+

Attire: Colorado Dressy (Anything from jeans to formal attire is welcome!)
Parking: Parking is available at the venue lot and surrounding streets.

*Our venue is part of the 5 Star Certification Program and equipped with an Iconic/HEPA Filtration system that kills mold, pathogens in space, bacteria, and viruses.

If you are unable to attend but would like to support Butterfly Pavilion, click below to make a gift or donate an item for our auction today. 

Make Your Gift Today

Donate an Auction Item

Donations made by check can be made out to Butterfly Pavilion and mailed to:

Butterfly Pavilion – 6252 West 104th Avenue Westminster, CO 80020.

To make donations by wire transfer, stock donations, or other gifts please reach out to

Thank You to our 2021 Gala Sponsors!


Sustaining Sponsors

Davis Graham & Stubbs
Garrett and Karen Baum
GE Johnson Construction Company
Marathon Petroleum
PDC Energy

Partner Sponsors:

Accelerated Services
Elevations Credit Union
Innov8 Properties: Keller Williams
Intrepid Benefits
Monarch Casino
Chad and Lindsay Schneider

Patron Sponsors:

Adams 12 Five Star Schools
Aspen Street Land
BOK Financial
City and County of Broomfield
Davidson Family Foundation
Five Star Education Foundation
MindSpark Learning
Mytech Partners
Mary and Joe Kovach
Oz Architecture
Rubin Brown
Taylor Morrison

Become a Sponsor

Thank You to Our Supporters!

Development Committee

Chad Schneider, Chair
Steve Nosov
Erin Brumleve
Richard Jarboe

Board of Directors

Chad Schneider, Chair
Courtney Loper, Vice Chair
Rachel King, Treasurer
Julie Stencel, Secretary
Randy Ahrens
Garrett Baum
Bob Briggs, Emeritus
Nathalie Brochu
David DeMott
Rich Jarboe
Kenneth Monfort
Tisha Schuller, Honorary
Michael Snider

Patrick Tennyson, President and CEO