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. 

Butterfly Hat Contest WITH TASTE OF MARIPOSA

Mariposa Butterfly Festival is almost here! Get your Butterfly Hats ready for the Festival's annual Butterfly Hat Contest.  This year's runway of artistic talents will take place on Friday, May 5th at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Bldg A.  Door Registration begins at 5:30pm and ends at 6:00pm for those who haven't pre-registered.  Taste of Mariposa will begin serving local restaurant food samples at 6:00pm with a no host bar.  Donations are $5.00 per person.  Taste of Mariposa and Butterfly Hat contest is an adult only fundraiser event to purchase butterflies.  

The categories for this year's contest are:  Elegant; Creative (unique and imaginative; Funny (whimsical and funny); Outrageous; and new category Dark (goth and dia de los muertos).  Prizes awarded for each category including People's Choice Award.  If you haven't registered, now's the time! Hat Contest Registration Forms can be downloaded HERE and mailed in or picked up and dropped off at Yosemite Beads R Us store located in downtown Mariposa. See you there!