[NEW DATE] Monarch Mania: 6th Annual Pollinator Festival (10/8) (Free)
NOTE: DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM SEPTEMBER 23 TO OCTOBER 8
Join us at Fort Tilden for a festival celebrating monarch butterflies and other pollinators! Come learn from naturalists and experts about our local pollinators, including butterflies, moths, bees, and birds. Activities and crafts for the whole family.
Monarch Mania will take place at Bldg. 1, Fort Tilden, Breezy Point, NY 11697. The festival is presented by NYC Audubon, the American Littoral Society Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, and Gateway National Recreation Area, and the National Park Service. Kids are most welcome and encouraged to attend. This is a free event but donations to support this festival are kindly appreciated. No registration required.
Note on Accessibility:
Porta Potties are available at Fort Tilden. The Q22 and Q35 buses stop nearest to the area, as well as the Rockaway Ferry Shuttle Bus. For more detailed directions, visit the National Park Service website.
Photo: Southern-migrating Monarch butterflies stop by Jamaica Bay to feed on asters and Black-eyed Susans. Credit: François Portmann
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