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- 6:00pm with last entry at 5:30pm

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

september 2018

September 1 & 2
Austin Cactus and Succulent Society
Fall Show & Sale
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Austin Cactus and Succulent Society will host its Fall Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday September 1st and 2nd from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, at the Austin Area Garden Center at Zilker Botanical Garden in Zilker Park (2220 Barton Springs Road).

Admission to the show is free with paid admission to Zilker Botanical Garden ($2 adults, $1 children and seniors).

The show offers visitors a chance to see rare and beautiful cacti and succulent species from around the world. Several vendors from Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico will sell native and exotic cacti and succulents, and hand-made pottery at reasonable prices. There will be a daily silent auction and hourly plant raffle of rare and collectible cacti and succulents. Educational information, literature, and expert advice will be available. Come and bring a friend!

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September 8
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - Saturday Seminars
Fall Vegetable Gardening
Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
The milder days of fall create an ideal gardening environment for both garden and gardener. Now is the time to plant cool-season vegetables, including broccoli, kale, Swiss chard, lettuce, sugar snap peas and more. Join Master Gardener Patty Leander as she shares tips for planting a fall garden along with information on recommended vegetable varieties, planting dates and organic techniques for pest control.

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September 15-16
25th Annual Bamboo Festival


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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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