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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 daylight savings time hours are
7:00am- 7:00pm (last entry at 6:30pm)




September 2016

 

September 30, 2016 - Garden is Closed



October 2016

October 1, 2, 7, 8 & 9, 2016 - Garden is Closed

October 3, 2016
Story Time in the Garden
Lifecycles and adaptations of plants and insects
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

October 15 - 16, 2016
Violet Crown Annual Flower Show Presents
"READ TO ME"
Saturday 1-5pm, Sunday 1-4pm
Open to the public, flower show is free with paid admission to Zilker Botanical Garden. View details of Flower Show

 

October 31, 2016
Story Time in the Garden
Naked Trees! Stories of seasonal changes (*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



November 2016

November 7, 2016
Story Time in the Garden
Dinosaurs in the Ferns (*one story is 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

November 12, 2016
Hello Invasive Species, Goodbye Texas Natives
November 12, 2016, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, 78746
Invasive species have the potential to drastically change our Texas landscape. This presentation will cover the threats posed by invasive species, as well as responses to the threat. The Invaders of Texas citizen scientist program will be introduced, as one of several ways you can get involved in managing invasive species. As the Invasive Species Program Coordinator at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Dr. Hans Landel manages the Invaders of Texas citizen scientist program, manages the Texasinvasives.org website, and collaborates with other agencies and organizations in managing invasive species. He has performed conservation research both in the U.S. and internationally.  
Seminar is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required. Zilker park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child (ages 3-12) or seniors (age 62 & over), $3 for non-Austin Residents. Cash or check accepted. For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600


November 21, 2016
Story Time in the Garden
Mother Earth gives us everything we need (*one story is 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

November 24, 2016 - Garden is Closed



December 2016

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 24 & 25, 2016 - Garden is Closed



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Please note parking information and the following closure information.

Closed
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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