Sorry, we are not raising monarch butterflies this year but will offer them again in 2022
Enjoy a mixed release of 25 painted lady and 5 monarch butterflies to release from personalized envelopes. The personalize individual release envelopes are included with the package price along with your color choice of the envelope. If you prefer a mass release please scroll down and see the choices of Decorator Boxes and Display options for the butterflies. We recommend any of the butterfly release options below for a mass release of this package. If you add a mass release product, any package with monarch butterflies will need to be transferred into the mass release product. All live butterflies are shipped FedEx priority overnight to arrive the day before your event.
Shipping is in addition to the package price. The cost is 35.00 for shipping in the state of Florida and 45.00 for all others. An additional 15.00 for Saturday deliveries for Sunday's events. Most packages arrive before 10:30 AM the day before your Release Date. Some areas may have a later delivery time, your commitment time and tracking number will be emailed when shipped. Tuesday release days will be shipped Monday for delivery on Tuesday. Sunday delivery for Monday releases are not available.
*Due to USDA regulations, we cannot ship monarchs to the west coast(only painted lady butterflies). We cannot ship monarchs to AK,AZ,CA, Western CO, ID,MT,NV,NM,OR,UT and WA. Please choose a package with painted lady butterflies if you're located on the west coast.
BUTTERFLY CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Your butterflies will ship FedEx Priority Overnight to arrive the day before to your release date. In most cities delivers arrive before 10:30 AM Tuesday - Friday or NOON for Saturday deliveries. Your tracking number with your commitment time will be emailed when your butterflies ship. Please be present for your delivery. When your butterflies arrive it is important to change out the ice pack. To keep your butterflies safe and dormant until your release simply remove the top Styrofoam lid and take our ice pack that may be melted out and replace it with a frozen ice pack we ask you to provide. (We send a gel pack that is about 5 x 6 x 1 inch, anything similar is fine). Continue to use the shipping box as a cooler to keep a controlled temperature. The idea is to keep the butterflies naturally dormant until it is time for them to fly!
DO NOT STORE YOUR BUTTERFLIES IN A REFRIGERATOR OR FREEZER
Store the Styrofoam insulated shipping box in a room temperature environment after replacing your ice pack. Refreeze our ice pack and change it out about every 12 hours. To Warm and Wake your butterflies the day of the release remove the product they are in from the make shift cooler, away from the ice so they have a chance to warm, wake and get ready for flight. Take them out for about a 1/2 HOUR to ONE HOUR before you plan on releasing them. For a successful release the butterflies need to be released during daylight hours and outdoors in temperatures above 65 degrees. They will not fly at night, in the rain, extreme wind or cold temperatures.
BUTTERFLY GUARANTEE: We cannot guarantee a successful release if you release the butterflies in inclement weather, after sunset or if your release day temperature is below 65 degrees. Due to any unforeseen circumstances, should your butterflies arrive expired, please contact us within 48 hours and return them for credit. We do ship extra butterflies to compensate for any uncommon or potential casualties. It is very rare to have expired butterflies as long as you follow the simple care instructions. Please visit our website QUESTIONS page for more information or call if we can be a service to you. Thank you very much for your butterfly order, enjoy your release.
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we loved them!
Just wanted to let you all know that our butterflies arrived right on time (before 10 am) and that they were beautiful! All of our guests said that they have never seen a butterfly release and that they loved it! Thanks so much! When I get my professional photos in a few weeks, I'll forward a few. We had a photo op when one sleepy butterfly hung around on my bouquet for a bit. I wanted to make sure I let you know know how much we loved them! Sharon
Submitted by: Sharon on 09/08/2015 04:22:13 PM
The butterfly release was a big hit at the ceremon
Thank you so much for your services! The butterfly release was a big hit at the ceremony and it was the perfect touch for our outdoor wedding. Every butterfly was alive, healthy and took flight with no problem at all. I can't thank you enough for providing this wonderful service and for helping make our day even more memorable! Thanks again, Nathan and Angela, Columbus, Indiana
Submitted by: amcanelly on 06/20/2015 01:44:48 PM