Saturday, March 28 - Sunday, March 29, 2015
10am - 5pm
$8 Adults (age 13+), $4 Children (age 4-12), Under age 4 Free, Parking $5*
For over 50 years, the annual Zilker Garden Festival has been a one-stop, garden shopping destination when spring arrives in Austin and Central Texas. A family-friendly event, the garden festival offers something for everyone –
The annual Flower Show in the Garden Center – featuring judged designs and an array of horticultural specimens
Live music from the Soundstage in the Rose Garden – with a variety of musical offerings both afternoons
They can build a birdhouse, make butterfly wings and masks, have their faces painted, and learn about plants.
Enjoy tasty food offerings at the Food Court in the Oak Grove on the Escarpment Trail
Listen to Gardening Talks
Relax and learn under the big, white tent next to the Garden Center – gardeners will enjoy talks from local gardening experts.
Visit our vendor booths from Austin and Central Texas who will offer a variety of plants for sale – native and adapted annuals and perennials, cacti & succulents, veggies & herbs, orchids, and tropicals. Shop for garden-themed arts & crafts, ceramic pottery, custom jewelry, handmade artistic clothing, herbal products, and garden hats.
City of Austin Programs
Head to the Escarpment Trail near the Butterfly Garden to learn about City of Austin Programs that help gardeners grow sustainable, earth-wise gardens
Plan to arrive early and bring your wagon!
Please note that the grounds will be closed to the public and to photographers all day Friday for setup prior to the festival.
ZGF Live Broadcast
KLBJ News Radio 590AM - 99.7FM
Gardening Live Broadcast
Saturday & Sunday - 8 am - 11 am