Zilker Botanical Garden
Austin Area Garden Center
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78746 - 512-477-8672

ZBG Calendar of Events

Admission to Zilker Botanical Garden

$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

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

February 2019

February 21st, 2019
Grow Green Landscape Series: Trees, Edible, Plants, & Attracting Wildlife
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Grow Green Landscape Professional Training series has been developed with the goal of protecting our natural resources by offering Austin residents a list of landscape professionals who can provide sustainable options for landscape design, installation, and care. The training series gives Austin landscape professionals the opportunity to get helpful information to enhance their sustainable landscape services from local business, non-profit and City of Austin professionals.

Cost: $20 per day or $75 for the series.

For more information, visit: http://austintexas.gov
To register, go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-grow-green-landscape-professional-training-series-tickets-53923512678

February 23rd - 24th, 2019
Heart of Texas Orchid Society's 48th Annual Show and Sale
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join us for the 48th Annual Orchid Show and Sale, named "Austintacious Orchids" and hosted by one of our local clubs: The Heart of Texas Orchid Society! This is a family event so be sure to bring everyone to The Garden for raffle prizes and children's activities!

Cost: Garden Admission only, no other fee.

For more information, visit: http://hotos.org
RSVP to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/561910950959635/

March 2019

March 2nd, 2019
Austin Organic Gardener's Plant Sale
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

It's that time of year again! March 2nd, join us at The Garden for the Austin Organic Gardeners Plant Sale! Find Veggies, Flowers, Herbs, Succulents, Fruit Trees, and more! Members will also be available to make recommendations and answer gardening questions.

Cost: Garden Admission only, no other fee.

RSVP to the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2101812649933432/

March 9th - 10th, 2019
Capitol City Judges Council Flower Show
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Named 'Wind, Water, Fire, Earth'. Flower show open to all!

Cost: Garden Admission only, no other fee.

March 16th, 2019
Dinosaur Day Re-Do at Zilker Botanical Garden
10:00am - 2:00pm

Dinosaurs donít like to play out in the cold! Dino Day has been postponed due to poor weather conditions expected. Please join us on Saturday, March 16th for Dino Day Re-Do!

Our Big Dinosaur event of the year! Come on out and assist us with out science based activities covering topics such as plant evolution, a dinosaur parade, a scavenger hunt, etc.

$3/non-resident adult, $2/resident adult, $1/children & seniors

RSVP via Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2121796541240694/

March 16thth, 2019
First Austin African Violet Society Spring Display & Sale
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Come see our gorgeous display plants and educational display. African violet and other gesneriad plants and growing supplies will be for sale. Special demonstrations on repotting african violets and propagating leaves at 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm

Cost: Garden Admission only, no other fee.

For more information: www.faavs.org/
RSVP via Facebook:


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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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