Monarchs in the Park Festival will celebrate the fall migration of the Monarch Butterfly through central Oklahoma on Sunday, September 29th from 10 a.m.  to 4:00 p.m. at Andrews Park, Norman.

Join us for a fun and educational day celebrating this amazing migratory butterfly and all the pollinators that call Oklahoma home!


10:00 a.m. – Welcome and Music

10:30 a.m. – Using RADAR to Track Migration with Phil Chilson, OU School of Meterology

11:00 a.m. – Story Time with puppets

11:30 a.m. – Lifecycle of the Monarch Butterfly with Janet Horner, Canadian Co. Master Gardener

12:00 p.m. – Live Butterfly Release

12:15 p.m. – Live Music

12:30 p.m. – Inviting Pollinators into your Yard with Mary Engel, Cleveland Co. Master Gardener

1:00 p.m. – Story Time with puppets

1:45 p.m. – Live Butterfly Release

2:00 p.m. – Parade of Pollinators

2:30 p.m. – Landscaping for Pollinators with Bill Farris, Prairie Wind Nursery

3:00 p.m. – Story Time with Puppets

3:45 p.m. – Final Live Butterfly Release