May Special Events at Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show… Mother’s Day Weekend, Mercado, and more!

CINCINNATI, OH:---The 2014 Krohn Conservatory Butterfly Show—PURA VIDA - THE BUTTERFLIES OF COSTA RICA—April 12 - June 22, 2014. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 


Special events may have additional hours and early registration.


Go to for all the schedule of events.


Photographer NightsMondays Night • May 5, 12 & 19 • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mother’s Day Weekend:

  • Crafts and Crafts (Preregistration required) Friday May 9  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


  •  Krohn Mercado (Marketplace) Weekend Saturday and Sunday, May 10 - 11


  • Mother's Day (Moms FREE Admission)     Sunday, May 11  • 10 am – 4 pm



• Family Nights Wednesdays May 14  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


• Memorial Day Monday - May 26 • 10 am – 5 pm


Don’t forget the Photo Contest!   Submissions due by May 30!


Pura Vida- The Butterflies of Costa Rica - April 12 - June 22, 2014 • Daily 10 am - 5 pm

Admission: Adults $7.00 • Youth $4.00 (5-12 years old)• Children FREE (4 and under) Unlimited Admission Pins $12




For more information about the Butterfly Show at Krohn Conservatory, call 513.421.5707 or visit



2014 Show Highlights Include:



16,000 butterflies representing the region including: the incredible Blue Morpho, the elusive White Morpho, the giant Owl, and a huge variety of LongWing butterflies.


Upcycled garden featuring handmade accessories made from recycled materials


Experience the daily “cloud forest” weekday mornings, the Living Greenhouse featuring LIVE fish, birds, and reptiles-sponsored by ScherzingerTermite and Pest Control and The Bird Shoppe


Beautiful floral displays and organic set designs including thousands of feet of vineand a 12 ft. waterfall


The Outdoor Scherzinger Butterfly Garden…and more!




For more information about the Butterfly Show call 513.421.5707 or to pre-register for special events visit








Photographer NightsMondays Night May 5, 12 & 19 • 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Photographers and tripods welcome! Come get some great shots of our butterflies after hours.


$12 (price includes unlimited admission pin)



Mother’s Day Weekend


Crafts and Crafts


Friday May 9  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Come see Pura Vida: The Butterflies of Costa Rica AND enjoy sampling craft beers, music and time to shop with the Krohn Mercado vendors. This is a special time for "grown-ups" only


and a perfect relaxing time to see the show.


$12 Pre-register; $15 at door Includes two beer tickets


(unlimited admission pin not valid at this event)(Preregistration required)



Krohn Mercado (Marketplace) Weekend


Saturday and Sunday, May 10 - 11


Enjoy time with the butterflies, local craft vendors, and a variety of food truck vendors plus much more.


 9 am  - 10 am


Enjoy a complimentary cup of Costa Rican coffee and a pastry while shopping at the marketplace vendors and getting an early sneak peek of the butterflies!
Special pricing $10.00 Adults. $5.00 Children (No passes, discounts or unlimited admission pins valid at this event.)


10 am – 5 pm


Regular admission except on Sunday from 10-4 when Mothers get in free

Mother's Day Sunday, May 11  • 10 am – 4 pm


Mothers get in FREE! Sponsored by Macy’s. (Regular admission for everyone else.)



Family Nights


Wednesdays May 14, 28 & June 11  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Visit the butterflies after hours for family fun activities and crafts for all ages.Free cheese coney for first 50 guests each night. Sponsored by Skyline Chili


(unlimited admission pin not valid at this event)



Memorial Day


Monday - May 26 • 10 am – 5 pm


All active military and veterans get free admission! Special activities sponsored by the Cincinnati Fire Department.


 Photo Contest … Photos due by May 30 !


Send us all your great photos for the chance to win!


Send your submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Rules for Butterfly Show Photo Contest will be posted on


Win a $100 Macy's Gift card!



Breakfast with ButterfliesSaturday - June 14 • 8:30 am -10 am



Enjoy a nice continental style breakfast while getting a sneak peek of the butterflies for the day!


$12 Adults, $5 Children, 4 and under FREE


(Pre-registration required. No purchase at the door. Unlimited admission pin not valid at


this event)



“Stay-cation” with the Butterflies


Monday - Friday, June 9 – 13 • 10 am – 2 pm

Come celebrate the kick-off of summer with carnival games, ice cream, sidewalk chalk and sprinklers for the kids.



Father's Day


Sunday, June 15  • 10 am - 5 pm

Dads get in FREE! Sponsored by Macy’s.   (Regular admission for everyone else.)



The Krohn Conservatory is a nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Throughout the year, the Krohn Conservatory features a variety of special exhibits and programs, including the annual Butterfly Show, the Holiday Show, and the floral Spring, Summer and Fall shows, as well as a unique collection of plants in the Palm, Fern, Desert, and Orchid house


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