Monarch Flight Festival

Saturday, September 16
Noon to 4 p.m.
Walter Turnbow Park at Shiloh Square, Springdale AR 72764
Admission: free

Image featuring children, some with fabric monarch wings, going down an outdoor stairwell as people from behind them look on. Words over the image read, “Monarch Flight Festival, September 16, 12-4 PM at Turnbow Park.” And Art Walk logo is in the bottom corner of the image. Underneath are logos featuring the event’s sponsors: Baldwin & Shell, Downtown Springdale,, Tyson Family Foundation, and R McClintock.The Shiloh Museum is partnering with Downtown Springdale for the annual Monarch Flight Festival, which takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 16, at Walter Turnbow Park at Shiloh Square in Springdale. Shiloh Museum Grounds Manager and monarch advocate Marty Powers will release newly hatched monarch butterflies and invite guests into the monarch tent to interact with the butterflies. Shiloh Museum educators will offer a free seed ball-making activity at the Shiloh Museum grounds near the historic cabin for the duration of the festival.

For details and a schedule of activities, which include a Monarch Butterfly Parade, please click here.