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Media Mentions

"Butterfly house lands at Oklahoma State Fair" 
       NewsOK (Oklahoma City) Sept 11, 2011

"How to make your mad money last all day" 
and "Hearty carnival-goers snear at rain"        
        Edmonton journal (Edmonton) July 24 and July 25, 2011

"Butterfly House makes fair sprirts soar"        
        Tulsa World (Tulsa) October, 2010

"Traveling Butterfly Exhibit Wows Kids"        
        Video - KCCI News ( Des Moine ) August, 2009

"Winged wonders:
Spirit of the Butterfly comes to Capital EX"

        Edmonton Sun ( Edmonton ) July 16, 2009

Butterflies & Blooms exhibit takes wing at Gardenscape 2009"
        The StarPhoenix  ( Saskatoon) 2009

"The Butterfly Effect"
        Mpls/St.Paul Magazine ( Minneapolis) August 2009

"Butterfly Experience"
        Video -  Edmonton Sun (Edmonton) July 13, 2008

"Butterflies in Edmonton"
        Video - Edmonton Sun ( Edmonton) Aug 16, 2008

"Capital Ex fair takes flight"
        Edmonton Journal ( Edmonton) July 17, 2008

"Butterflies back in town"
        Metro News ( Edmonton)  July 17, 2008

"Butterfly exhibit could net record"
        Metro News ( Edmonton) July 24, 2007

“Fair goers aflutter over butterfly exhibit”
      The Edmonton Journal (Edmonton)  July 26, 2007

“An Industry Spreading Its Wings”
       Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles) December 31, 1997

Minnesota  State Fair
Video - KARE 11 (St. Paul)  August 2011
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Iowa State Fair
    Video - Iowa Public Television (Des Moines) August 2011


Minnesota State Fair Video
    Video - KARE 11( St. Paul ) August, 2009

Houston Livestock & Rodeo Video
    Video showing our exhibit space 2011


Press Release
      Exhibit Press Release - July 2009

Award & Nominations
       Canadian National Awards Nominatio 

       "Most Interactive Exhibit" - Tulsa State Fair 2010



Media and Sponsor Contact Center

Please use the form below for media contacts and questions about sponsorship.  Summer is our busy season. Please allow us 48 hours to respond.

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Temporary Employment Opportunities with Explore Butterflies

We are always looking for good employees to help with our events.


We need temporary employees for the following events:

  • Iowa State Fair, Des Moines    
  • Minnesota State Fair, St. Paul  

EVENT TIMES     All times – morning, afternoon and evening shifts.

EVENT WORK    includes (but not limited to) the following kinds of tasks:

  • Staffing the butterfly house.  Removing butterflies from exiting visitors. Answering questions. Taking tickets
  • Staffing the gift shop. Running the register. Assisting customers.
  • Re-stocking inventory.  This may include carrying heavy boxes or other items
  • Exhibit set up and break down. This may include heavy lifting/physical tasks.

If you are interested in working, please complete the email form below.
Employment: Contact Information

Please complete the form below if you would like to be contacted for employment.

First Name:
Last Name:
Phone number:
Email:  (if applicable)
Event/City:  (which event you want to work at)
Dates you are available:
Preferred times/shifts:  (morning, afternoon, evening)
Can you do heavy lifting?
Please provide at least one
reference with phone number
of that person.