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Parking will be limited on Wednesday, May 25th 2022,as we finalize repaving our parking lots. Butterfly Pavilion will remain open from 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Please visit the link below for additional parking options.

We Turn Events into Exceptional Affairs

Our unique facility accommodates soirees of all sizes and themes–from parties, to board meetings, to extraordinary weddings, to holiday gatherings and non-profit galas. As a striking and distinctive venue, Butterfly Pavilion is ideal for hosting your next event.

Why Butterfly Pavilion?

Booking your private event with us not only guarantees an unforgettable time but supports our mission to foster an appreciation of invertebrates by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation

What’s Included
  • Tables and chairs (set up and breakdown also included)
  • Fully equipped prep-kitchen
  • High-Speed WiFi
  • Projector and Screen
  • Podium
  • Handheld Microphones
  • AV connections
  • Ample parking

Our Clients Love Butterfly Pavilion

“I was blown away by the attention to detail, care and catering. Your team took upon themselves to make us feel welcomed and special! You may not think I noticed but I did; that even the table linens were Wells Fargo colors and I didn’t even request it! WOW!”

– John Pinaud, Wells Fargo

“We had a last minute need for the space for an event and Adisa replied almost immediately and was able to get us set up with everything we needed. He even arranged catering. He made it so easy! We will definitely use this space again!”

– Amanda Davies, Front Range Community College

“Adisa and his team handled our request for a small wedding with the utmost professionalism and courtesy. They were very flexible on the cost and helpful to make our wedding very special.”

– Hank B

“I wanted to reach out to thank you for our incredible event that was made possible by the Butterfly Pavilion and staff. We have received so many compliments from our members on the amazing venue and the kindness of your staff in educating and keeping us all safe through the entirety of the night. I also wanted to thank you for being so responsive and helpful throughout this entire four-month long planning process. You made it so easy and I appreciate that more than you know! It truly has been a pleasure working with you.”

– Abbey Huff, Pi Beta Phi at CU Boulder

Contact Us

Book your event with us for a unique and striking event, guaranteed. Contact us today to schedule a tour.

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Exhibits

Colorado Backyard

Butterfly Pavilion's newest interactive exhibit connects guests to the rich and diverse life that surrounds us, and inspires a greater commitment to conserve all of our natural treasures in Colorado and beyond.

Wings of the Tropics

Walk among free-flying butterflies in a tropical paradise.

Crawl-A-See-Em

Transport yourself to the Crawl-A-See-Em, home of Rosie the tarantula and other small wonders! Explore and learn about dozens of species of arthropods. Sharpen your observation skills as you discover animals hidden in their native habitats.

Water’s Edge

Explore the incredible diversity of underwater invertebrates.

Daily Programs & Showtimes

There’s always something new to discover at Butterfly Pavilion! Join Butterfly Pavilion’s interpretive specialists to learn more about the amazing plants and animals at the zoo. Daily programs can include feeding demonstrations, animal encounters, guided tours, and interactive presentations.

Offsite Exhibits

Upcoming Events

Beekeeping Bootcamp

At Butterfly Pavilion
Typically held on Saturdays. Work alongside Butterfly Pavilion beekeeping experts and other beginner beekeepers, developing the skills necessary to achieve thriving beehives. Beekeeping Bootcamp is taught by a qualified beginning beekeeper class instructor through the Colorado State Beekeeping Association (CSBA)!
Register for 2022 Individual Workshops

Macro Photography

Classes typically are held on Saturdays. Whether you’re a paparazzo or can’t figure out your camera phone, join expert photographer Bob Krugmire for hands-on instruction that will teach you to maximize the potential of your camera!
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Family Nature Club

Explores exciting nature topics with the whole family.
Explore exciting nature topics with the whole family! Workshops are typically held on Saturdays.
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