MARIPOSA BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL

2017

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. 

2017 Butterfly Festival Schedule

FRIDAY MAY 5

5:30pm: Taste of Mariposa and Hat Contest, Fairgrounds Building A

 

SATURDAY MAY 6

8:00am: 5K Trail run, meet at Courthouse

9:00am: Children's area open

9:00am - 6:pm:  Art and Artisans Show, and Food and Other Vendors open

10:00am - 11:30am: Winged Wonders Butterfly Parade - Thru Downtown Mariposa

10:00am - 4pm: Open House and Free Admission, Mariposa Museum and History Center

12:00pm: LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASES begin at Creek Walk-Way

12:00pm - 1:30pm: Kids Hat Decorating and Contest

12:00pm - 6pm: Live Music and Entertainment in the Arts Park

 

SUNDAY MAY 7

10:00am: Children's area opens

10:00am - 4:00pm: Art and Artisans Show, and Food and other Vendors open

12:00pm: LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASES begin at Creek Walk-Way

12:00pm - 2:00pm: (Time tentative) Kids Rock Hunt

12:00pm - 4:00pm: DJ Music in the Arts Park