The 5th Annual Butterfly Effect date has been confirmed on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Falcon Ridge Farms.
The Butterfly Effect is a spectacular butterfly release to honour those we have lost and other special people in our lives. It's a fun few hours for the whole family with a Kids Zone, local entertainment, local artisans and a fun day in a wonderful orchard and farm like setting.
The funds collected will go directly to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) to ensure that the terminally ill and their families continue to receive compassionate care and supportive assistance through resources, trained volunteers and professional counselling. COHA provides its services at no expense to individuals and families throughout the Central Okanagan.
"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly" - Author Unknown
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If you would like to join us in helping the community come together to gather, remember and honour loved ones please contact Nica Graziotto at 250-763-5511
A few more details-
Gates open at 10am.
We cannot guarantee that there will be butterflies available for purchase at the event so we recommend purchasing in advance by clicking here:
The butterfly release occurs somentime between 11:15am - 11:30am, weather permitting. The butteflies you are about to release are native to our area. They will thrive and boost the natual population that is declining due to pesticide use and loss of habitat.
Throughout the day there will be children’s activities, food and refreshments and music and entertainment.
If you have any other questions please Email us or call 250-763-5511.
Join us on Sunday July 16, 2017 at Falcon Ridge Farms for the release of hundreds of butterflies to acknowledge loss of loved ones and to honour those in our lives. Doors open at 10am, enjoy the many activities, great food and the beautiful eclectic farm.
Falcon Ridge Farms specializes in growing Echinacea Angustifolia and producing certified organic echinacea products. They have a large expanse of lawn with weeping willow trees, a beautiful flower gardens and ponds provide the perfect setting to release your butterfly.
At approximately 11:30am as weather permits, we all gather together and butterflies are released. Continue to enjoy the many activities and beautiful grounds until 1:00pm.
Please note: no tickets are required to attend our community event. Butterflies are available to be purchased if you would like to release one at the event. If you are unable to attend the event, your butterfly will be release by one of our volunteers.