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ZBG Calendar of Events

Events listed below are held at Zilker Botanical Garden unless noted otherwise.

   Admission to Zilker Botanical Garden effective October 1, 2013

$1 for children (ages 3-12) & seniors (age 62 & over)
$2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61)
$3 for adults, non-resident
(ages 13-61)
cash or check please

Zilker Botanical Garden's hours are
9:00am- 5:00pm with last entry at 4:30pm (effective Sunday, November 6th)

December 2016

December 3, 2016

Santa in the Garden
Saturday, December 3rd 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Join us at Austin Area Garden Center for Santa in the Garden 2016. Skip the lines at the mall and bring the family to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus. Tasty treats & fun crafts. Enjoy shopping in our Chrysalis Gift Shop and get 20% off the entire store during the event. Be sure to bring your camera to capture this special event. Held indoors, inside the Garden Center.

Location: Zilker Botanical Garden– Garden Center, 2220 Barton Springs Rd.
Cost: Free with Garden entry, $3 non-resident adults, $2 adults, $1 children/seniors.
For more information contact: 512-477-8672 Ext. 13 View Flyer

December 3, 2016
Gates close at 3 pm for the Trail of Lights Fun Run

December 5, 2016
Story Time in the Garden
Wildlife traits and habitats (*two stories are in Español)
Story Time themes are based on the seasonal happenings found in the garden. While visiting garden features and listening to stories, the children will bring the theme to life through hands-on activities and a botanical expedition! All children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is necessary. Program occurs on select Monday mornings from September through February, 2016 at 10:30 am. No food or drinks are allowed in the garden other than water. Event includes a small tour, please wear closed toed shoes and dress appropriately for the weather conditions. This PARD event takes place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the program will continue 30 minutes after the last sign of thunder or lightening. View Flyer

December 3, 10, 11, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 2016
Zilker Botanical Garden will close at 4:00 pm due to the Trail of Lights. Last Entry at 3:30 pm.

December 24 & 25, 2016 - Garden is Closed

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Please note parking information and the following closure information.

Zilker Botanical Garden and the Garden Center Building are normally open every day. Additional closures may occur due to unforeseen circumstances. Scheduled closures include:


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