Butterflies in the Pass Monarch Festival

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
War Memorial Park Butterfly Garden
Coordinating Agency: 
Pass Christian Public Library and Garden Club
Contact Name: 
Pass Christian Public Library
Contact Phone: 
(228) 452-4596
Training Description: 

The goal of the festival is to educate the public about Monarch butterflies and how our community can help preserve and protect them with Monarch Way Stations.


  • Dr. Gary Bachman, host of Southern Gardening - Nectar Plants for the Home Garden
  • Dr. Christian Stephenson, MSU Extension - Life Cycle of Butterflies
  • Amy Nichols, Master Gardener - Monarch Waystations & Maintaining Milkweed

This event will also feature educational and hands on activities for all ages and a walking parade for anyone in butterfly regalia (including pets).

Please bring lawn chairs. Butterfly themed costumes are encouraged!

If the weather is bad, the event will be moved to the Pass Christian Library (located at 111 Hiern Avenue).

If you need further information, please call the Pass Christian Public Library at 228-452-4596 or email passchristianlibrary@gmail.com. You can also get information from Facebook (Pass Christian Library page) or follow the Pass Christian Library on Instagram. Sponsors for this community event include the Pass Christian Library, the City of Pass Christian, the Pass Christian Garden Club and Pass Christian Main Street.