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Zilker Faerie Homes & Gardens

Faerie Homes and Gardens
2nd Annual Woodland Faerie Trail
Zilker Botanical Garden
March 11 - May 26, 2014

Faerie Tea Party participants admire the Garden’s 1st Woodland Faerie Trail in 2013.

The second annual Woodland Faerie Trail features faerie homes and gardens created by Austin area gardeners, architects, and others. Details for entering your faerie home creation for installation on the trail are listed at the bottom of this page. The Faerie trail exhibit will be open March 10 through May 26, 2014.

There are several Faerie Garden events scheduled before and during the Woodland Faerie Trail exhibit. Participating in the Faerie Garden events does not require entering a faerie home for the Woodland Faerie Trail.

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February 15, 2014; 10am to 12 pm
Faerie Luminaries

Sorry, registration is closed.
$7/child, limited space, see registration information below
Create fabulous faerie woodland luminaries to take home and to hang along the woodland trail.   

March 10, 2014
Woodland Faerie Trail opens

Explore the abodes of the faeries along the woodland trail through the escarpment and see who is home.  Free with admission and open during regular hours.

March 14, 2014; 7 to 9 pm
Faeries by Starlight

Visit the Woodland Faerie Trail by starlight and experience magic!  $5 per person, $15 per family.
No registration required.  Hot cocoa and cider, entertainers and music.

April 19, 2014; 2:30 to 4:00pm
Faerie Tea Party

Sorry, registration is closed.
$15/child, limited space, see registration information below.
Come dressed in your faerie best for a tea party overlooking the garden. Create magical wands as you wander through the garden and plant bulbs in a faerie ring.  Includes fruit, miniature cupcakes, tea, and juice

May 17, 2014; 9 - 11am or 12 - 2pm
Faerie Landscaping Workshop

Sorry, registration is closed.
$5 per participant (+ $25/garden kit) - see registration information below.
Create adorable faerie miniature gardens using live plants and natural materials to take home and invite a faerie into your backyard. Working with gardeners and horticulture staff, learn what is needed to keep your miniature landscape alive. 

FaerieFaerie Garden Event Registration:

  1. Complete these two forms (PDF)
  2. Submit both forms

Confirmations will be emailed. We will note each event when it becomes full and registration closes.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Cancellations for registrations received up to one week prior to the program will receive back half the amount paid. Cancellations received less than one week prior to the program receive no refunds.  Returned check fee is $25.00.


Faerie Home example

FAERIE HOME ENTRY for the Woodland Faerie Trail:

If you are interested in creating your own faerie garden home for the 2nd Annual Woodland Faerie Trail, please use the information below.

  1. Entry Form
  2. Rules for Entries


Admission to Zilker Botanical Garden
cash or check please

$1 for children
(ages 3-12) and seniors (age 62 & over)
$2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61)
$3 for adults, non-resident
(ages 13-61)

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Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Rd
Austin TX 78746