Pollinator Week Activities

It's not too early to start thinking about your Pollinator Week activities. Pollinators positively affect all our lives, supporting wildlife, healthy watershed and more - let's SAVE and CELEBRATE them!

SAVE THE DATE for the Pollinator Power Party

Pollinator Partnership is very excited to be collaborating with EPRI and co-hosting the virtual Pollinator Power Party 2024 on Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21. Now in its fifth year, the party continues to grow with a bigger line-up of speakers, conservation and education partners, and exciting in-person and virtual opportunities to support our planet’s pollinators.

Register for the party by clicking on the button below!

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Pollinator Week Bioblitz

Join the Pollinator Week Bioblitz on iNaturalist! Be a part of this community science project and help collect data on the distribution of pollinators across the United States, Canada, and Mexico during Pollinator Week (June 17th-23th). This project is easy to join, and consists of taking pictures of pollinators and the flowers they are visiting and uploading them to iNaturalist to be included in the dataset. This community science project is hosted by the North American Pollinator Protection Campaign's (NAPPC) Pollinator Communications Task Force.

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Bioblitz Toolkit

Never participated in a bioblitz or need a refresher? Our Bioblitz Toolkit provides everything you need to participate in the event, from guides to photography tips. Download the iNaturalist app, explore the world around you, and become a vital part of conservation efforts today! Also available in French!

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Pollinator Week Map

Add your Pollinator Week activities to the map! Activities can be more traditional events open to the public (plantings, walks, webinars) or private events in your backyard*. Click on the button below to join the celebration and connect virtually with other pollinator enthusiasts!

*Private activities will not be made available for download in the events list.

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Search Activities Across North America

Looking for a Pollinator Week activity to attend? Click on one of the countries to find a virtual or a local event near you! 

Activity Name: Pedals & Pollinators Bike Tour
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: To celebrate National Pollinator Week, the Peterborough Pollinators are organizing their annual Pedals & Pollinators Bike Tour through downtown Peterborough. We are thrilled to take you on a cycling adventure while stopping at designated pollinator-friendly gardens to search for bees & beauty together!


Date: 6/22/2024


Start Time: 2:00 PM ET


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Activity Name: Butterfly Way Canoe Planting
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: As part of our commitment to supporting pollinators, we're excited to announce the launch of a Butterfly Way initiative in New Glasgow. Join us as we plant flowers in two canoes located in strategic community spots, in collaboration with local community groups. This project aims to create vital habitats for butterflies and other pollinators while beautifying our town with vibrant blooms.


Date: 6/21/2024

Start Time: 9:00 AM EST


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Activity Name: Pollinator Steward Training Yellowknife
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description:This workshop will empower people to make a real difference for pollinators, people, and the planet. Topics include an introduction to the wonderful world of pollinators, how they live and thrive, threats to pollinators, and how we all can help. Details will be provided on habitat creation for pollinators. Additional information on pollinator identification and how to spread your knowledge will be provided. This workshop is ideal for anyone that wants to do more to support pollinators. Join our growing community of Certified Pollinator Stewards!


Date: 6/1/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM MT


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Activity Name: Horton Farmers' Market - Pollinator Week Celebration
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Visit the historic Farmers' Market in St. Thomas, Ontario, to learn more about the importance of pollinators for our local food systems, the difference between native bees and honey bees, and chat about responsible beekeeping.

Will there also be some fun and games? You bet!

As a Farmers' Market, we are also big fans of delicious food, so anticipate that our vendors will pull out all the stops to celebrate the food that is available to us because of our incredible pollinators!

Date: 6/30/2024

Start Time: EST


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Activity Name: Little Pollinators Painting in The Garden
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Calling all little pollinators!

Come paint with us in the Streetsville Pollinator Garden. We've partnered with The Studio Paint Bar to bring you a fun-filled morning of family painting.

Using materials like straws, strings, Q-Tips, and more, you and your little one will create a Garden Scene! Parents will create the background while little ones will use unconventional materials to make the flowers, which will be the forefront of the painting. This painting class can be enjoyed by adults, but is also very interactive and easily achieved by little hands.

Tickets for this event are $55 and include all art supplies, materials and ONE 12"x16" canvas. If you would like an additional canvas, you will need to purchase an additional ticket.

The suggested age for this event is 3+.
In the event of rain, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, June 29th.

Date: 6/22/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM EST


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Activity Name: Amigos de lo Polinizadores
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: Education and action movement in San José, CR. To promote friendly gardens in the neighborhood. Talks and walks in different gardens to see good examples of friendly pollinator gardens.


Date: 6/22/2024


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Activity Name: Andover Farmers Market Celebrates Pollinator Week
Is this a public or private event? Public
Event Description: Visit the Andover Farmers Market as we celebrate Pollinator Week and help educate young and old about the importance of pollinators.

Date: 6/22/2024

Start Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST

Event Website: www.andoverfarmersmarket.com

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Activity Name: Honey Tastings
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: All week long during Pollinator Week we'll be celebrating Pollinators and hosting honey tastings from many different kinds of honey, and will be passing out pollinator garden information etc.

Date: 6/17/2024 - 6/23/2024

Start Time: 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST

Event Website: https://junedecember.com/pages...

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Activity Name: Pollinator Palooza
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: We're celebrating National Pollinator Week with a fun-filled day of hands-on learning opportunities, crafts, food, music and more at the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus at the Franklin Park Conservatory! Celebrate butterflies, birds, and the other wonderful creatures that make our gardens grow during Pollinator Palooza, open 11am-3pm Saturday, June 22nd, 2024

Date: 6/22/2024

Start Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

Event Website: https://www.fpconservatory.org...

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Activity Name: Birds and Butterflies and Bees, Oh My! Hike
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: all ages Celebrate National Pollinators Week on a hike as we discover the importance of birds, bees and their other pollinator friends.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 219-844-3188
@ Oak Ridge Prairie

Date: 6/19/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM CDT

Event Website: lakecountyparks.com/calendar.aspx

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Activity Name: 8th Annual Bee, Butterfly & Bat Faire
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: We have bee vendors, a live bee demonstration hive, honey and related food items for sale. A live bat, large photo exhibit of bees, butterflies, and bats. We have speakers and demonstrations. The solar telescope was a big hit last year. Ours is a holistic faire from the earth to the sky.

Date: 5/7/2024

Start Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM PST

Event Website: beautifycambria.org

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Activity Name: Flutterby Butterfly
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: All ages

Come learn about some of the common butterflies during this walk and talk.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 219-844-3188

Gibson Woods Nature Preserve


Date: 6/18/2024


Start Time: 9:30 - 11:00 AM CDT


Event Website: https://lakecountyparks.com/ca...


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Activity Name: Boloria Meadows Nature Hike
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Join us for a butterfly and pollinator walk at the beautiful Boloria Meadows Nature Preserve in Bull Valley. The preserve contains over 45 acres of high-quality restored wetlands, prairies, and oak woodlands. With over 150 species of wildflowers, Boloria is a haven for over 30 species of native butterflies as well as many species of bees and other pollinators. One unusual butterfly species that should be abundant in June is the Baltimore Checkerspot that uses the Turtlehead flower as its host plant. This is a family friendly tour that will cover roughly one mile of gently rolling terrain.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 30 PARTICIPANTS AND PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY JUNE 20, 2024.


Date: 6/22/2024


Start Time: 10:00 - 11:30 AM CDT


Event Website: https://conservemc.org/events/


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Activity Name: Bast Pollinator
Is this a public or private event? Private


Event Description: The event will be to explore 4 areas of native wild flowers, trees and shrubs and record our observations.


Date: 6/22/2024


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Activity Name: Sunflower Saturday: Pollinators
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Ages 3 and up Learn about some of the sunflower species that our local pollinators visit during this walk and walk.
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED; call 219-844-3188


Date: 6/22/2024


Start Time: 10:00 - 11:15 AM CDT


Event Website: https://lakecountyparks.com/ca...


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Activity Name: Pollinator Patrol: Butterfly Walk at Star K Ranch
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: A fluttering there and flittering here. Enjoy the beauty and mystery behind many people’s favorite kind of bug: butterflies! Enjoy time outside as we stroll along butterfly habitat in search of these winged insects, and learn about their life cycle, ecology, and how to support them in your home gardens.


Date: 6/16/2024


Start Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CDT


Event Website: AuroraGov.org/NaturePrograms


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Activity Name: Native Plant Jamboree
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Native plant sale, put on by the Montgomery County Extension Master Gardeners. Pollinator activities for kids, and a presentation, "The Importance of Native Plants" by local Purdue Extension Educator, Tricia Herr, at 10:30AM ET


Date: 6/8/2024


Start Time: 10 AM - 2PM ET


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Activity Name: Pollinator Celebration by Lehigh/Northampton Counties Master Gardeners
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Free Fun Family Event to celebrate and thank our beautiful pollinators and beneficial insects!
Come dressed as your favorite pollinator, visit our pollination stations and learn interesting facts about our native bees, butterflies and more.
Free workshop for kids "Beautiful Butterflies", crafts and activities 🦋
Adult workshop cost $5 "Moths-🐛Underappreciated Nocturnal Pollinators"
Native Plant Plug Sale- 20 varieties available🌱
"Ask a Master Gardener" booth❓
Tours of our Pollinator Garden! 🐝 🦋🌼🐞


Date: 6/22/2024


Start Time: 10 AM - 2PM ET


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Activity Name: Pollinator Week Lighting - Peace Bridge
Is this a public or private event? Public

Event Description: The Peace Bridge will be lit up in the colors of Pollinator Week.


Date: 6/17/2024


Start Time: All day


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Activity Name: Celebrating Monarch Butterflies in McHenry County: How Mayors' Monarch Pledges are Protecting our Pollinators
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: McHenry County College Luecht Auditorium (South Parking Lot B)
8900 Northwest Hwy #14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

7 pm Featured Talk: Pollinators in the Neighborhood - Creating habitats for "the little things that run the world" in our local communities is making our county a more beautiful and healthy place to live. This presentation will explore how all of us can help the Monarchs and other pollinators survive and thrive. Presented by Jack and Judy Speer, Small Waters Education

7:30- 8:15 pm Panel Discussion by representatives of towns, townships & park districts that have taken the 2024 Mayors’ Monarch Pledge on what they are most proud of that they are doing to help monarchs in their towns.

Before the program, there will be tabling by local environmental, conservation and gardening groups and McHenry County units of government that have taken the 2024 Mayors’ Monarch Pledge, starting at 6:15 pm.


Date: 6/18/2024


Start Time: 6:15-8:15 PM Central Time


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Activity Name: Restoration Day & Pollinator Patrol
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: You are invited to volunteer and join us for a Restoration Day at Boone Creek Conservation Area. Learn how actions, powered by the community as part of MCCDs stewardship/restoration volunteer program, are impacting pollinators in positive ways. We will end our volunteer time with food, fellowship, and a Pollinator Patrol to observe the activity taking place on site. All ages and stages of experience are welcome.

Our natural areas benefit greatly from a team of dedicated volunteers who are out on a regular basis, exploring what it means to care for the land and its inhabitants. Whether it’s removing invasive plants, collecting and spreading native plant seeds, monitoring plants and wildlife, or planting trees, ALL these volunteer actions truly add up and make a difference! They significantly improve habitats and the quality of life for butterflies, bees and other pollinator friends.


Date: 6/21/2024


Start Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm CST


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Activity Name: Mariposa Butterfly Festival
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: The Mariposa Butterfly Festival is an annual two day event at our County Fairgrounds celebrating the butterfly. The exciting event draws thousands of families. The Festival's education teams are there to inspire and show this huge audience how they can help butterflies and all pollinators. The Xerces Society, UC Master Gardeners, Cal Native Plant Society, Bee clubs, 4-H, and our local plant growers provide the information and the plants needed to get started improving habitat at the Habitat Row feature. Armed with all of the parts needed to succeed our audience's effort's are important in the severely shrinking pollinator habitats. These families become pollinator stewards of their own turf and leave motivated to act in making sure butterflies are part of their children's future.


Date: 5/4/24


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Activity Name: City of Aurora Party for Pollinators
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description:Community members can join us for a celebratory Party for Pollinators event at Aurora Colorado's Water-wise Garden with scheduled walks, talks, games and activities, and experience interactive community stations. Get crafty and creative while we learn about Aurora’s important natural resources including wildlife, water, plants, and celebrate the native pollinators we share Aurora with and how important it is to protect and preserve them!


Date: 6/22/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Mountain DST


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Activity Name: Pollinator Patrol: Butterfly Walk at Star K Ranch
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: A fluttering there and flittering here. Enjoy the beauty and mystery behind many people’s favorite kind of bug: butterflies! Enjoy time outside as we stroll along butterfly habitat in search of these winged insects, and learn about their life cycle, ecology, and how to support them in your home gardens.


Date: 6/16/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Mountain DST


Event Website: AuroraGov.org/NaturePrograms

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Activity Name: Faulkner County Master Gardener Plant Sale Inludes hundreds of native pollinator plants
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Master Gardners in Faulkner County hold a yearly plant sale - this is our third year where we have included a complete native plant section as part of the sale - We include websites and educational handout materials to our customers.


Date: 5/11/2024

Start Time: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM CST


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Activity Name: Wonders of Discovery
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: This will be the 10th annual Wonders of Discovery event held at the Pollinator Prairie in Olathe, Kansas. This event is always held during National Pollinator Week to celebrate our pollinators and bring awareness to what community members can do to promote them in their own backyards. We'll have ~20 exhibits/stations for participants to visit and learn about pollinators, native plants, climate awareness, hands-on activities, and more! Event is come and go, stay as long as you like from 9 am to 2 pm.


Date: 6/21/2024

Start Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST


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Activity Name: Dawson County Woman's Club Pollinator Tour
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Visitors are invited to experience and learn about small and large pollinator gardens by touring small "Pollinator Spots" in downtown Dawsonville and larger gardens at private homes in Dawson County. Information, seeds and plants will be available at the larger gardens.


Date: 6/22/2024

Start Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST


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Activity Name: Pollinator Week Fun in Kidzone at the North Carolina Zoo
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: All events are free after purchase of admission tickets (https://www.nczoo.org/)
Come to Kidzone in our North America section to learn about our native pollinators.
Tues. June 18, 10-3 Sensory Friendly activity: make the monarch life cycle out of pasta.
Wed. June 19, 10-11 Meet a bee-keeper and horticulturist and learn how to participate in the Pollinator Week BioBlitz. Give it a try and get some free butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) native milkweed seeds.
Sat. June 22, 10-3 Family friendly activities throughout Kidzone: make a pollinator pod (easy way to plant NC native wildflowers), pinecone bees (great for littles), and monarch life cycle bracelets.


Date: 6/18/2024

Start Time: 10:00 AM EST


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Activity Name: Wonders of Discovery
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: This will be the 10th annual Wonders of Discovery event held at the Pollinator Prairie in Olathe, Kansas. This event is always held during National Pollinator Week to celebrate our pollinators and bring awareness to what community members can do to promote them in their own backyards. We'll have ~20 exhibits/stations for participants to visit and learn about pollinators, native plants, climate awareness, hands-on activities, and more! Event is come and go, stay as long as you like from 9 am to 2 pm.


Date: 6/21/2024

Start Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Central


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Activity Name: Pollinator Party
Is this a public or private event? Public


Event Description: Darien Garden Club will partner with Indian Prairie Public Library to celebrate National Pollinator Month.

We hope to encourage you to provide habitat for pollinators. There will be guidance about plant and bloom types that are favorable for pollinators and their larval stages. We’ll educate you about gardening practices that will provide nesting and overwintering opportunities for these struggling insects as well. We will encourage you to add to the patchwork of habitat that runs up and down the state on the Route 66 Monarch Flyway.

A Xerces Society Ambassador will help provide information on native bees, butterflies and birds that pollinate. There will be fun activities for the kids, giveaways, and take-home information. Our friendly garden club members will be on hand to help you with your questions and to help you enjoy the afternoon.

Date: 6/1/2024

Start Time: 1:30 - 3:30 CDT


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