Festival Experience: One Night Only Garden Experience

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Saturday August 6

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5:00 PM  –  8:00 PM


A one night only event celebrating the 25th anniversary of Festival of Butterflies featuring live music, art and beautiful blooming lotus against the backdrop of the Midwest sunset.

Featured musician, Heidi Phillips, lead vocalist of local pop-punk/post-grunge band, Frogpond, will perform live setting the ambiance for the evening. Grab a signature color-changing Lotus Root cocktail at the Missouri Barn, leisurely stroll through the gardens and appreciate American Lotus a new body of site-specific sculptures by Monarch Glass Studio. Local fiber artist Meagan Condon will be on the scene showcasing how fiber can be spun from the plant’s stems sourced from the Gardens’ botanic collection.  


Your ticket includes:

  • Admission to this exclusive event
  • Admission to the Festival of Butterflies
  • Admission to Strawberry Swing's indie craft fair
  • 2 drink tickets (choice of wine, beer, signature cocktail, or non-alcoholic beverage)
  • Lotus snack
  • Live music
  • Fiber artist demo