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Montreal's "Butterfly Festival" 2019 Will Be Taking Over The Botanical Garden

Walk among thousands of butterflies!
Montreal's "Butterfly Festival" 2019 Will Be Taking Over The Botanical Garden

One of Montreal's most beloved tourist attractions is coming back at the end  February!

We're talking about Montreal's famous Butterflies Go Free exhibit at the Botanical Garden. 

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This year marks the 22nd and for a limited time, the Main Exhibition Greenhouse  in the Botanical Garden will be packed with thousands upon thousands of butterflies.

"Thousands of multicoloured butterflies will be flitting about in an exceptionally lush natural setting. See their shimmering colours up close and you’re sure to be dazzled by these winged marvels at Butterflies Go Free" - Espace Pour La Vie 

Over the course of the entire event, the butterflies are released 100 at a time to ensure the room contains at least 2,000 butterflies and dozens of species at any given time. 

The Butterflies Go Free exhibit will be open from  February 28 to April 28, 2019 and for the first time ever, this year you can reserve fixed-time tickets online.


  • Adult: $20.50
  • Seniors (65+): $18.75
  • Student (18+ With Student ID): $15.00
  • Child (0-4): FREE
  • Child (5-17): $10.25
  • Family 2 adults, 2 Children: $56.75
  • Family 2 adults, 3 Children: $56.75

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Click here for more information or to purchase your tickets.

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