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Fairie Homes and Gardens 2016
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Faerie Homes and Gardens
4th Annual Woodland Faerie Trail
Zilker Botanical Garden
May 16th - June 24th, 2016

The Award-Winning, 4th annual Woodland Faerie Trail features Faerie Homes and Gardens created by Austin area gardeners, architects, artisans, businesses, clubs, families, school groups, and others. To enter your Faerie Home creation for installation along the Woodland Faerie Trail, complete the application on link below and register by April 29th, 2016.
A swing set small enough for faeries within a village of natural Faerie Homes from the 2015 Woodland Faerie Trail.
The Woodland Faerie Trail exhibit will be open

May 16, 2016


June 24, 2016
Special events are listed below.
Learning about mystical Faerie plants along their scavenger hunt from 2014 Faerie Tea Party

Faerie Exhibit keep the kids on the lookout

Magical Faerie home

Tiny details excite the imagination


May 7th, 2016; 9:00 to 11:00 am or Noon to 2:00 pm
Faerie Landscaping Workshop
$5/ resident, $6/ nonresident (+ $25/garden kit), limited number or kits, see registration information below.
Create miniature faerie gardens using live plants and natural materials to take home and invite a faerie into your backyard. Working with gardeners and volunteers, learn what is needed to keep your miniature landscape thriving for your faeries and all the tiny creatures. Kits can be purchased at Zilker Botanical Garden’s Chrysalis gift shop before or at the event. (Register by May 2nd). 
May 16th, 2016
Woodland Faerie Trail opens
Free with Garden entry and open during regular hours, no registration required. 
Explore the abodes of the faeries and gnomes along the Woodland Faerie Trail through the escarpment pathway and see who is home.
May 28th, 2016; three sessions available: 9:00 to 11:00 am, 12:00 to 2:00 pm, or 3:00 to 5:00 pm
Forts & Faerie Homes Workshop
$16/ resident child, $18/ nonresident, limited space. See registration information below.
Create a hidden space in the Garden using natural materials. Learn about structure & construction. (Register by May 23rd).
June 17th- 19th, 2016; 8:00 to 10:00 pm
Woodland Faerie Trail by Silver Moonlight
Family activity, no registration required. 
Visit the Woodland Faerie Trail by Silver Moonlight and experience magic!  $6/ Adult non-resident, $4/ Adult residents. $2/ for Children (ages 3-12) and Seniors (age 62 & over). Entertainers, music, and cold treats.
June 24th, 2016
Woodland Faerie Trail closes
Registration for Faerie Home Entry:
  • Payment Registration Form*
  • Rules for Entries
Registration for events:

Register online at: http://austintexas.gov/parks-online-registration
Or follow the process outlined below:
(January and February events are available through online registration only)

Complete these two forms (PDF)

  1. Participant Waiver/Registration Form*
  2. Payment Registration Form*

Submit both forms**

Email to Chris Sanchez, or
Fax to 512-481-8254, or
Mail to:

Zilker Botanical Garden Programs
2220 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78746

If you have questions, call 512-477-8672 xt.13 or e-mail to Chris Sanchez

*For security purposes, please do not write your card number on this form, we will contact you later.
**Confirmations will be emailed or by phone usually within 5-7 business days.

Admission to Zilker Botanical Garden

$3 for adult nonresidents
$1 for children (ages 3-12) and seniors (age 62 & over)
$2 for adults (ages 13-61)
cash or check please



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