MARIPOSA BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

THE MARIPOSA BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL BRINGS EDUCATION, MUSIC, VENDORS, FOOD, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD IN A CELEBRATION OF THE BUTTERFLY AND HONORS OUR UNIQUE AND FRAGILE ECOSYSTEM. HOSTED EVERY FIRST MAY WEEKEND IN BEAUTIFUL MARIPOSA CALIFORNIA, THIS SMALL RURAL SIERRA FOOTHILL COMMUNITY OPENS IT'S ARMS FOR ALL ATTENDING. 

2018 BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL PARADE WINNErs

Thank you to all of our parade entrants for making this the best butterfly festival parade ever!!!

And special Congratulations to our judged category winners:  

  • Best theme float award  #7 Paseo De Mariposa
  • Craftsmen award #25  SkyDive Yosemite 
  • Best theme equestrian award #15  Buckingham Mountain Butterfly Horses
  • Best animal not equestrian award #11  Relay for Life
  • Best walking group extraordinaire award  #3  The Girl Scouts
  • Judges choice award  #32  The American Legion
  • Best of the best award #19  Little Miss Butterfly Dori  Palo and Josslyn Eastwood
  • Best horse drawn vehicle award #19  Little Miss Butterfly  Morningstar Lane Association 
  • Best musical group with more than 10 award #20 Mariposa County High School Band
  • Best musical group 1 through 10 award #18  Butterfly Ballet Dance Studio
  • Best classic car pre 1940 award #21  Sheldon Ball - 1913 Model T Ford
  • Best classic car 1940-1959 award #36  Steven Wright 1955 Buick
  • Best classic car 1960 to present award #50  Holly Edmister 1965 Thunderbird Hardtop
  • Best Classic Truck pre 1960 award #55  Mariposa Piece Makers 1956 Ford pulling Cardinal Lovebird Canned Ham Trailer
  • Best classic truck 1960 to present award #74  Zephyr White Water Expeditions 
  • Best of show vehicle award #78  Ron Fisher and Phil Step “South of the Border Santa”