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COVID-19 STATUS

Following COVID-19 CDC latest guidelines:

Fully-vaccinated guests no longer
are required to wear face masks!

INDOORS, we ask those NOT fully-vaccinated
(age 3 and up) to wear face masks.

OUTDOORS, masks are optional.
Throughout site, please social-distance.
Observe posted capacity limits in Gift Shop,
Reptile Room, Parrot Hut, Education Building.

Thank you for protecting yourself,
other guests, our staff & volunteers!

EVENTS ON TAP

NATURE ADVENTURE

NATURE ADVENTURE for families, small school groups, Scout Troops. Choose your Garden & Trail options …. a 1.5 to 2 hour session any day of the week, September through February.

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FOURTH-OFF FOR 4TH!

Sunday, July 4, 9-6. Celebrate AMERICA’S NATURAL BEAUTY at the Botanical Gardens with 25% OFF admission on Independence Day, a “big bang” for your bucks!

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WEEKEND ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

Guests visiting Saturdays or Sundays are treated to REP-TALES,10:30 am, on the Rose Garden Lawn; and PARROT TALK, 1:30 pm, wind & weather permitting.

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MOONLIGHT in the GARDENS

This festive, casual, popular fundraiser will be Friday, September 10, raising nearly 25 percent of our annual budget! Simple, yet dramatic staging includes lighting, music, dancing, food & beverage stations, garden strolls, and many friends. SEE MORE for last year’s generous donors, who allowed donations to stay, even after cancellation!

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EXPLORE...

…bloom-filled conservatories,  majestic rose pavilion,
butterfly house, architecturally-unique garden design, tropical plumeria grove—plus mesquite-lined nature trail, rustic Palapa Grande and wetland boardwalk. You’ll love the beauty-versus-beast contrasts at this 182-acre botanical and nature domain, like our parrots and reptiles.

LEARN...

…through field trips, nature camps, birdwatching, animal interactions, horticulture classes and workshops, winter lectures, plant and landscape displays, family visits! Environmental education through nature tourism explains benefits of learning to better share our ecosystem with plant and wildlife. 

CONSERVE...

…our urban oasis of native habitat and natural wetlands on Oso Creek.  Our conservation programs involving plants, wildlife and water, include: Endangered Slender Rush Pea, Black-Laced Cactus colonies, Pockets of Wildlife Habitat along Oso Creek, Native Grasses: Highly Structured, Managed & Natural.

HOST YOUR EVENT AT THE GARDENS

Both scenic floral, or more casual outdoor venues—
as well as comfortable indoor spaces are available for MEMBERS to rent throughout the year.
Rental occasions have included weddings, bridal and baby showers, birthdays, grad parties,
corporate or club meetings, team-building functions, local events, lectures or classes, memorial services . . .
during or after regular hours! In spring and summer months, we celebrate weddings almost every weekend!
Prices are reasonable and surroundings memorable for your special occasion!

Support Your Gardens
It Pays to Join

A botanical garden cannot thrive or grow, without members!

Personal and corporate memberships
supply substantial annual operating funds.
In return, members get valuable benefits
which outweigh yearly dues contribution—
like RECIPROCAL FREE ADMISSION to 340 other gardens,
14 of them in Texas! 

for Categories and amazing benefits!

Needed Now, Grants, Donations, Planned Giving

There are many ways to donate and support your Botanical Gardens—
from Unrestricted Gifts, Current Needs, sponsoring an event,
funding an exhibit, a water feature—or even a building!
Most donations are given in the present; while some are planned
as a legacy gift, or “Planned Giving.”
No matter the size or timing, every contribution improves visitor experience, brings more visitors, more donors, and GROWS your Gardens!

for easy ways to give; or donor suggestions to discuss
with your tax consultant, financial advisor or estate attorney.