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Tenth Birthday Splash

Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 6

10th Birthday Splash

  • 9 am - 5 pm
  • First Butterfly Encounter starts at 9:30
  • Regular admission rates apply

The Flint RiverQuarium is turning 10 years old, and you’re invited to the party! We’re aflutter with excitement over the Butterfly Encounter, a 20’ x 20’ tented temporary walk-through exhibit filled with plants and more than 250 butterflies.  Both days will be filled with extra butterfly and birthday themed family-friendly activities and a FREE movie in the Imagination Theater, “The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies.” Please make plans to join us as we celebrate this milestone and spread our wings to take flight into the future.

Special OpportunityButterfly Encounters

Breakfast with the Butterflies

  • Friday, September 5 & Saturday, September 6
  • 9 am
  • Adult + 1 child - $20.00
  • Additional Child - $5.00
  • Additional Adult - $10.00
  • Member price for Family - $15.00

A special opportunity for our youngest guests to be among the first to visit the Butterfly Encounter! In addition to time in the 20x20 butterfly tent filled with hundreds of fluttering butterflies, guests will enjoy breakfast and butterfly-themed activities. After the event, they may enjoy the Flint RiverQuarium, including a FREE movie, “The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies,” at their leisure.  Children are encouraged to wear butterfly, fairy or caterpillar costumes. Space is limited. Reservations are required.

Register for Breakfast with the Butterflies

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Group Day

Group rates of $4.50 per person (plus tax) are available for groups of 20 or more all day Friday. Your group will have a scheduled time in the Butterfly Encounter, a scheduled movie showing and will be free to enjoy the Flint RiverQuarium at your leisure. Call Guest Services at 229-639-2650 to book your group.