- This event has passed.
Beginning of Illinois Monarch Month
May 1, 2019
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of May, repeating indefinitely
(5 ILCS 490/13 new)
Sec. 13. Monarch Month. The month of May of each year is designated as Monarch Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to honor the Monarch Butterfly, which is the official State insect of the State of Illinois.