Like Monarch Butterflies this time of year, we are busy! The festival is coordinating with our artist friends and science colleagues to bring you activities and learning opportunities at the 2022 Monarch Festival. Check back here regularly for updates on artists, activities, exhibitors, plant vendors, and food vendors! We will post here and on our Facebook page.


2021 Festival Line-Up
Performing Artists on Our Main Stage

10:00 am – Kalpulli KetzalCoatlicue – Aztec dance troupe with traditional regalia.
11:00 am – Salsa del Soul –  Twin Cities-based orchestra performing various styles of dance music from the Spanish-speaking regions of the Caribbean.
12:00 pm – Children’s Monarch Costume Parade – Line-up at the Festival Info Booth (Purple Stripes) at 11:50 am.
12:30 pm – Mariachi Mi Tierra – Bringing with them this passionate music of Mexico.
1:30 pm – Ballet Folklorico Mexico – Mexico Azteca educates, preserves, and inspires people to celebrate the heritage and beauty of Mexico through the folkloric arts.
3:00 pm – Tropical Zone Orchestra – An award-winning Latin fusion band.

Hands-On Artists

Educational Exhibitors

Native Plant & Tree Vendors

Monarch Merchandise

Food Vendors

Past Festivals & Online Content
In 2020, the Minneapolis Monarch Festival went virtual. Our artist and educational partners created amazing online content. Feel free to visit and get excited for 2022.

Education Blog

Arts & Artists Blog

Hands-On Art Projects







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