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Mother’s Day Celebration

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A parent and child walking on a path bordered by wildflowers and native grasses, a pink and orange sunset in the background.
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Celebrate Mother’s Day (and Mother Nature) at the Wildflower Center! Guests can enjoy cocktails, orderahead charcuterie picnic boxes, performances by Austin Symphony’s string quartet, and much more.
PHOTO Alicia Wells

PLEASE NOTE: Our Mother’s Day Celebration is on, rain or shine! If needed, everything will be moved indoors. Picnic box orders closed May 8.

May 12, 2024
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Registration Info

  • Admission is free for members. Get your mom a Wildflower Center membership for Mother’s Day!  
  • Separate reservations are required for the Herbal Scrubs & Oils class.

Food & Drink

  • Pre-order a charcuterie picnic box from Spread & Co. Boxes are $28 each and include artisan cheeses, crackers, cured meats, olives, dried fruit, and more. One box makes the perfect snack for two or lunch for one. A vegetarian option is also available.  
  • In addition to its usual offerings, Wildflower Café will have a full-service bar cart in the Courtyard with mimosas and frosés available for purchase.
  • Picnic boxes must be picked up in the Auditorium between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Music & Entertainment

  • Spread out a picnic blanket and enjoy performances by Austin Symphony’s brass quartet in our Family Garden from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • See what’s blooming and in our Theme Gardens, where a solo harpist from Austin Symphony will play from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Groove to Ryan DeSiato’s unique blend of roots-folk, rock and soul in our Courtyard from 1 – 2 p.m. and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Pre-register for the 1 p.m. Herbal Scrubs & Oils with Native Plants class (12 and up).


May 12
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States


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