The Butterfly House in Chesterfield is one of the top children’s attractions in the metro St. Louis area. It’s home to a couple thousand butterflies plus a few bugs and spiders. Don’t worry, the bugs are behind glass! But the butterflies are fluttering loose in an 8,000 square-foot green house for you and your kids to explore. […]
The Butterfly House will re-open Jan. 27, 2018 January is one of those hard months to get through–it’s cold and dreary, and seems so very, very dull after all the holiday glitz is packed away in the basement. I can’t even escape the chill at my favorite tropical oasis: the Butterfly House. Yes, the Butterfly […]
Remember that fish your kid begged for–but you get to clean the tank? Or the dog you have to walk? Or the gerbil…you get the idea. Kids LOVE pets, but they don’t always want to help with the smelly part of pet ownership. The Butterfly House has the perfect pet for you!
Grab your beads and get ready to party with the butterflies at Morpho Mardi Gras! For as long as I can remember the Butterfly House has been hosting March Morpho Mania. The event–where they release a few thousand extra blue morpho butterflies into the conservatory–has been wildly successful. So successful that they decided to extend […]
Looking for not-so-scary Halloween fun around St. Louis? October is “Owls and Orchids” time at the Butterfly House in Chesterfield! It’s just like their famous March Morpho Mania when the Butterfly House is flooded with blue morpho butterflies–but now with tons of spooky owl butterflies! Owl butterflies get their names from the giant eye spots […]
Hurrah! It’s my favorite month of the year, March! Why is March so great? March means spring is just around the corner, it’s my birthday month and the Butterfly House is once again having March Morpho Mania. What, you haven’t heard of Morpho Mania? Why, it’s only the best time ever to check out the […]
It finally feels a bit like spring today, so I’m gonna start talking parks and playgrounds. When I started this blog, I had the idea to share all the amazing free places to go with your kids in and around St. Louis. Playgrounds are a huge asset to parents looking for a free outing–and we […]