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Migrating Monarchs Celebration

people watching a monarch butterfly

Date & Time:

Sun, Sep 8 • 12 pm - 3 pm


Thatcher Woods Pavilion
Chicago Ave, west of Thatcher Ave
River Forest, IL 60305 (view web map)


Journey with the monarch butterflies as they begin their migration to Mexico. Watch live monarch butterflies being tagged and released, enjoy music, crafts, and activities. Get gardening information and learn how you can help save this butterfly. Food available for purchase. At Thatcher Pavilion 8030 Chicago Ave, River Forest across the street from Trailside Museum.


  • 708-366-6530
  • trailside.museum@cookcountyil.gov