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12th Annual Minneapolis Monarch Festival Re-Imagined

August 28, 2020 - September 12, 2020

2020 Minneapolis Monarch Festival Re-Imagined:
Online and In-Person Activities Bringing the Festival into Your Home
As the majestic Monarch Butterfly delights Minnesotans this summer, the Minneapolis Monarch Festival re-imagines our annual celebration and moves online.
PLEASE NOTE – We are unable to change the date on this Facebook Event. We will have new content on Facebook and www.monarchfestival.org from August to September 12.
New in 2020, the Festival will organize cultural, artistic, and educational virtual activities to keep the spirit of the Festival alive and promote our core message of protecting the Monarch Butterfly. from August to September 12. These bilingual, interactive online and in-person events will bring the Festival right into your home with local artists and hands-on projects, author and book reading, and our scientific experts.
Our online guests will celebrate the Monarch Butterfly’s 2,300-mile journey from Minnesota to Mexico with art, culture, and education. The Festival welcomes artist Lynette LaRue and take-home kits for creating butterfly masks;

Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue

Aztec dancers explain the cultural and historical significance of their exquisite hand-made costuming;

Monarch Joint Venture

teaches our audience how to be good stewards by conserving the endangered monarch environment; and so much more!

The Re-Imagined Festival will protect our guests, exhibitors, and staff by complying with COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing. The Festival plans to return to its home at Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in 2021 and welcome over 9,000 visitors.

Details

Start:
August 28, 2020
End:
September 12, 2020
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Website:
www.monarchfestival.org

Organizer

Minneapolis Parks & Rec
Phone:
(612) 230-6400
Email:
info@minneapolisparks.org
Website:
http://minneapolisparks.org

Venue

Online Event

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