The weekend festival will have a variety of events to attend. The King Ranch Visitor Center will host a Winged Wonder Tour on Friday and Sunday. For more information and to schedule a tour, contact them at (361) 592-8055. On Friday, there will also be a Monarch 5K run at Dick Kleberg Park at 6pm where every participant will receive a butterfly metal.
On Saturday, Oct. 2 you can learn how to plant your own Xeriscape Garden, see a tent full of butterflies as experts tag and release Monarch butterflies, and enjoy arts and crafts. Presentations will be held at the Park Recreation Center beginning at 10am.You can also take a self-guided Monarch City USA Butterfly Buds Gardens Tour around Kingsville. The gardens are located at the Kingsville Visitors Center at 1501 N. Highway 77, Kingsville Xeriscape Garden at 206 E. Yoakum, 1904 Historic Train Depot at 102 E. Kleberg Ave., King Ranch Visitor Center at 2205 W. Hwy 141, and Dick Kleberg Park at 501 Santiago Park Lane. For more information, contact the Kingsville Visitors Center at (361) 592-8516.