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

Wings & Waves Gala


Join us Friday, February 8, 2019 for an evening to celebrate & support the Butterfly House & Aquarium as we kick off our Capital Campaign with our closest friends and supporters. Enjoy heavy hors d'oeurves, cocktails & live music as you take in the exhibits after hours. 

The Silent & Live Auctions and Wine Raffle will inspire you to spoil your loved ones and yourself!

Tickets are $75 per person.

Time: 6:00p to 9:30p
Program and Live Auction: 8:00p

Purchase tickets online or in the gift shop.

Attire is semi-formal.

If you would like to donate an item to our silent auction please submit an online application.

The Butterfly House & Aquarium features:

-Free field trips for over 50,000 students in Kindergarten through 5th grade
-Unique nature- and art-focused healing programs
-South Dakota's only public saltwater aquarium
-Region's only stand-alone tropical butterfly exhibit
-A family destination for over 1,000,000 visitors since 2002

All proceeds benefit the Butterfly House & Aquarium!

Did you know the Butterfly House & Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization? Admissions, memberships, gift shop sales, and donations provide all organizational funding. The Butterfly House & Aquarium receives no funding from the City of Sioux Falls, State of South Dakota, Sertoma Club, or United Way, and has been independent from the Sertoma Club since February 2013.

Thank you to our event sponsors!

Diamond Sponsor    
Gulf Sponsor    
Sea Sponsor    
Lake Sponsor    
River Sponsor    

Technology sponsor


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