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Due to public gathering restrictions, this year’s ButterflyFest celebration has been canceled along with the Facebook Photo Challenge. We apologize for the inconvenience. If you’ve already submitted an entry for this year’s challenge, please email photocontest@floridamuseum.ufl.edu. Stay tuned for more upcoming virtual events this fall to fuel your pollinator fix!

The Florida Museum is hosting the eighth annual ButterflyFest Facebook Photo Challenge! The challenge is designed to educate and promote awareness of biodiversity and wildlife through photography.

ButterflyFestCapture your best picture and enter by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, Sept. 28, for your chance to win prizes! Anyone, at any age, can enter this free challenge.

The Museum will post the top 10 images from entries received on its Facebook page Oct. 5, and the public will select the overall winner online via the most ‘likes.’ In addition, there will be a Judges’ Award given to the judging panel’s favorite image.

The winning photographers will be recognized during ButterflyFest on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.

Check out the previous year’s winning image for inspiration!


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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