TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — Butterflies from around the world are coming to the Tucson Botanical Gardens!
On Oct. 1, the "Butterfly Magic" exhibit will open to the public after a year and a half break.
The exhibit, which started in 2004, is located inside the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion space inside the gardens.
A shipment of 250 butterfly pupae will arrive in mid-Sept., including exotic species from Central and South America, Asia, Africa, and Indo-Australia.
"This will be Butterfly Magic’s eighteenth season as Tucson’s one and only indoor rainforest oasis — where hundreds of tropical butterflies and blooming flowers await YOU!" said the event's description.
Operating hours will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily until the end of May 2022.
The Tucson Botanical Gardens is located at 2150 N Alvernon Way.