Eco-Fest and Butterfly Release at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center

Published 1:45 pm Monday, April 1, 2019

To The Leader


Each year in April, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center celebrates Earth Day with an Eco-Fest celebration and Butterfly Release. Join us for a celebration that signifies what Shangri La Gardens is all about.

Family-friendly activities and games will take place on Saturday, April 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. culminating with an inspirational Butterfly Release at 3:30 p.m.  

Local and regional organizations and businesses will be on-site hosting booths that provide information about earth-friendly products, services, and opportunities.  Games, activities, engaging presentations, and live music provide entertainment for the whole family.

Enjoy the gardens in full bloom and view baby birds in their nests on Ruby Lake. Strolls through the garden provide relaxing escapes from the hustle and bustle.  Join us to revel in the beauty of the garden and celebrate mother earth!

Shangri La is a program of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, a private operating foundation that aims to encourage and assist education and to improve and enrich the quality of life in Southeast Texas by providing significant resources for the study and enjoyment of art, history, nature, and culture.

Located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, Texas, Shangri La Gardens is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday FREE of charge from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information call 409-670-9113 or visit our website.