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Monarchs on the Mountain Festival

The “Monarchs on the Mountain” is an annual festival celebrating the vital role Eastern Oklahoma plays in the Monarch butterfly migration.

When: The event will be held Saturday, September 23rd, on Turkey Mountain

Time: The festival will take place from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where: At the outdoor pavilion and lawn of the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area near the main trail-head located at 6850 S. Elwood Ave. in Tulsa, Oklahoma

The day will be filled with fun and educational activities highlighting the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly, the Great Monarch Migration and the habitat of Turkey Mountain which supports a myriad of wildlife. Information will be available and plants may be purchased to help establish your own Monarch Waystation. Visitors can even make a seed ball to plant this fall. Monarch tagging will be demonstrated and butterflies will be released to join the southward migration to the Oyamel fir forests of Central Mexico. This free festival will appeal to all ages and food trucks will be on site. Come spend the day with us celebrating our unique place in the life of the Monarch!