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Catherine’s Butterfly Party

June 8, noon4 pm.

You’re cordially invited to the 8th annual Catherine’s Butterfly Party – the renowned FREE FAMILY FESTIVAL WITH SUPER ADOPTION EVENT!! Every year, the sanctuary honors Catherine’s birthday and her love of animals with Catherine’s Butterfly Party, Newtown’s largest single day FREE event welcoming over 12,000 people! This year, the celebration falls on a very special day – June 8th – what would have been her 18th birthday. It’s so excited to see Catherine’s Butterfly Party growing up right along with her. 2024 promises to be their best event yet, bringing smiles, purrs and tail wags to all!

12,000 guests annually
25+ animal rescue organizations featuring over 200 adoptable animals
125+ animals adopted last year including dogs, cats, turtles, hamsters, guinea pigs & more!
Live “ambassador” wildlife, police k-9 & educational presentations
Pet related vendors, local artisans, food trucks, live music, entertainment & endless activities for kids!

The CVH Animal Sanctuary is committed to helping animals in need find the loving homes they deserve. Thanks to our sponsors, Catherine’s Butterfly Party always remains FREE to participating rescues AND the public. This allows hard working animal welfare groups to focus on their animals while we take care of everything else.



3 Primrose Street
Newtown, CT 06470 United States