GALLERY: Kids, families enjoy return of Butterfly Flutterby event in Grapevine

Aurelia Flowers dances in her butterfly-themed Halloween costume at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
Aurelia Flowers dances in her butterfly-themed Halloween costume at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)

Aurelia Flowers dances in her butterfly-themed Halloween costume at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Madison Beer and Ella Wilmore inspect a butterfly at Butterfly Flutterby at Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Justin Chapman walks on stilts and in costume at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Cecily Ray puts on her dog Zeke’s award from the butterfly-themed costume contest. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Fatima Sarosi looks at butterflies at Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Elle Seward accepts a butterfly from her dad at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Alisa Dodson shows her child a butterfly at Butterfly Flutterby. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Justin Chapman walks on stilts and in costume at the Butterfly Flutterby event at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Asher Doyle and her mother, Amanda, try to catch a butterfly. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Chrystal Gonzales enjoys the butterfly release at the Butterfly Flutterby event at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park. (Anjali Krishna/Community Impact Newspaper)
To celebrate the migration of monarch butterflies through the region—on their way from Canada to Mexico—Grapevine held its 24th annual Butterfly Flutterby event on Saturday, Oct. 16.

The butterfly-themed costume parade and contest traveled through Grapevine’s Downtown Historic District. Live butterfly releases followed the parade at Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, along with a number of other activities for those in attendance. The event was hosted by the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Although the event was free to attend, proceeds from snacks on sale will go to student scholarships for Grapevine's Sister City program, for professional and educational exchanges, and the Girls Home in Parras de la Fuente, Mexico.

By Anjali Krishna



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