Fish family in exhibit Say swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower
Fish family in exhibit Say swimming stingray Butterfly pollinating a flower

Memorial Butterfly Release

Butterflies have long been a symbol of a lost loved one. At the Butterfly House & Aquarium, we see time and time again the healing effect that our facility has on the soul. When you step into the Butterfly House you feel as though you are stepping into another world. With the tropical environment and majestic flight of the butterflies, it transports you to a place where you can’t help but let go of the weight of the world.

​The butterfly is Nature’s way of reminding us that there is HOPE in grief.

When the caterpillar is no more, the butterfly exists in ultimate freedom & beauty.

                                                                         -Tanya Lord

We are offering an opportunity to celebrate a loved one who has passed by releasing a newly emerged butterfly in the Butterfly House. With your memorial donation of $100 or more, you will receive a butterfly release in memory of a lost loved one, a special release envelope to commemorate the occasion, and four passes to participate in the release. Additional passes are available at the discounted rate of $5 per person.

The butterfly’s miraculous transformation gives us peace and comfort in times of loss. I hope this memorial butterfly release provides you and your family a unique and meaningful occasion to honor a lost loved one.

Thank you for considering a memorial donation. We will call you once we receive your donation to schedule your butterfly release for a time that is most convenient for you and your family.

I want to make a donation in Memory of a Loved One!

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