• Butterflies for All

    Visit our butterfly flight house, take home a butterfly chrysalis, or make any event memorable with the addition of a live butterfly release.

  • Say it with Butterflies!

    Unique jewelry and gifts, crafted using ethically-sourced insects by artists around the United States. Now you can shop Idlewild online!

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  • Butterflies are Only the Beginning!

    Visit our insectarium to see all the other creatures we have to offer. Our USDA-certified facility houses worldly species that are sure to amaze.

News and Announcements

Now Seeking Spiders!

We have started collecting spiders for use in our annual Spider House! Bring us a spider for a complementary entrance to our after-hours CREEPY THINGS... more »

Monarch Tagging

Monarchs east of the Rocky Mountains migrate to Mexico during late summer and early fall. At this time, the traveling monarchs can be tagged and... more »

Entomology Solutions

Our sister business Entomology Solutions specializes in high quality beneficial organisms for insecticide-free pest control for home garden, greenhouse/nursery, and farm. Let us solve your pest problems with bugs, not drugs!