Lights, aerial dance and more. Only one weekend left!


Open Daily
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed Dec. 24 – 25
Closed Dec. 31 – Jan. 1


Adults – $12
Youth – $6
Members – FREE


4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739

Welcome to the Botanic Garden of Texas


Join us for one of our exciting classes, programs or events

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Through Jan. 26, 2020

Yoga & Singing Bowls

Sunday, Jan. 5

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Holiday Nature Creations

Saturday, Dec. 14

Dog Days

Jan. 11 & 12

Sat 14

Holiday Nature Creations

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jan 05

Yoga & Singing Bowls – NEW!

January 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Jan 11

Who’s Been Here? Scats & Tracks

January 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 22

Austin Cave Festival

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Discover the Native Plants of North America

Instagram post 2196927064837653032_1134410758 Winter sunsets are what’s good in the world. #sumac #growandglow
Instagram post 2195179344523382577_1134410758 Though most of the feathery, rust-colored needles have fallen from our resident bald cypress trees (Taxodium distichum), you can see another reason the species can be considered ornamental — they grow their own ornaments! These spherical cones are one of countless cool characteristics you can calculate in classifying this colorful conifer! See more in today’s Story. #ballz #baldisbeautiful  #balled #cypresstrees @utaustintx (that orange tho!)
Instagram post 2193307825803295078_1134410758 Luminations 2019 is sparkling✨tonight! @bluelapislight @wildflowercenter #luminations
Instagram post 2191770707465342155_1134410758 Pop quiz! Do you know where at the Center this glamour shot was taken? Hint: 🌿📚 (psst- can’t get enough of that winter glow? Join us for Luminations beginning tomorrow night! Link in bio ✨) 📸: @tdimenno #igaustintx #freelittlelibrary #do512family
Instagram post 2190103158344577022_1134410758 ✨We've got a deal that will make you glow! Today only, take $2 off every ticket to Luminations at the Wildflower Center with the code CYBLUM (link in bio or🌲Our naturally beautiful winter light event featuring aerial dance, live music and tasty treats runs Dec. 5-8 & 12-15! 📸: @bigredmuse #austintxlife #atxliving #do512 #do512family
Instagram post 2187239930023245412_1134410758 "Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." - Gary Snyder, poet 🍁 We hope wherever you journey through the holidays, you find delight in maple leaves silhouetted against winter skies, fragrant pine needles underfoot,  grasses dancing in a field... ✨🌿 We're  thankful to be at home among native plants, and to share this joy with you: our guests, followers and friends. #nativeplants

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