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Blossoms and Butterflies



  • New Gardens
    M-F: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Visitor’s Center



  • New Gardens
    M-F: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Visitor’s Center



Join us in a celebration of art and gardens at the 2nd annual Blossoms and Butterflies Art Auction and Party! This fun-filled evening is hosted by the Friends of the Gardens and is full of beautiful art, delicious food and drinks, and learning more about the exciting features coming to our gardens. 

Featuring over 50 Colorado artists, this exhibit showcases the powerful synergy and beauty of gardens and butterflies. Proceeds from the party and auction will be used to purchase plants and butterflies for The Butterfly House opening this fall.  An online auction will open June 1 for early bidding.

Location: Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews.

Exhibit and Event Schedule:

  • June 5,6,7: Exhibit is open for viewing & bidding, Noon-6 p.m.
  • June 7: First Friday Art Walk, 6-9 p.m.
  • June 8: Party & Auction, 6-9 p.m. $100 per person; tickets at or 970.416.2485 beginning in May 2019.

Special Thanks to the following sponsors for their continued support: Bohemian Foundation, Fiona's Deli, Fish's Liquormart, KUNC 91.5 FM, KJAC 105.5 Colorado Sound, Outpost Sunsport, Serimus Foundation, Fort Collins Nursery, Eye Center for Northern Colorado, Associates in Family Medicine, and ValPak.

Reserve Your Ticket


friends of the gardens on spring creek

Serimus Foundation

Outpost Sunsport

Fort Collins Nursery

Eye Center of Northern Colorado

Associates in Family Medicine

City of Fort Collins



Fish's Liquormart

KUNC 91.5 FM

The Colorado Sound 105.5

Image Gallery 2018

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For information or questions, contact Peggy Lyle at cGVnZ3ljcmVhdGl2ZWlkZWFzQGdtYWlsLmNvbQ== or 970-691-3005.

Thank you helping gardens grow and butterflies flourish in Fort Collins!