Nature Nights are free, family-friendly events filled with exciting explorations of native plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each evening features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields, and nature crafting for kids of all ages.
Join us this Nature Nights to learn all about Pollinators and the Plants They Love! Taking place during National Pollinator Week enjoy special guests, walks and activities for all ages to learn all about the special role that pollinators play. Get to know your favorite pollinators and meet some new ones along the way.
Free admission 6 – 9 p.m.
Regular admission is charged during the day until 5 p.m. Admission is always free for members.
This program will take place in person at the Wildflower Center. Face masks are optional when visiting our Center. Please review our safety guidelines before your visit.
Wildflower Café will be open with a pop-up tent in the Courtyard with food and drink for purchase.
Reservations to Nature Nights are encouraged but not required and open 7 days in advance. Walk-ups are welcome at our Admissions Kiosk from 5 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
Hey Lolly Music with The Green Show, Family Garden
6:45 (American Sign Language interpretation provided), 7:45 p.m.
Pollinator Plants Walk & Talk with Garden Manager, Sam Elkinton, Meet in the Courtyard
Pollinator Plants Walk & Talk with Horticulturist, Hannah Armstrong, Meet in the Courtyard
7:45 p.m. (American Sign Language interpretation provided)
Explore & Observe Native Texas Bees with Director of Science & Conservation, Sean Griffin
Pollinator Pals with Capital Area Master Naturalists
Make a Hummingbird Spinner with Wildflower Center Volunteers
Transforming Bee Puzzles with Math Happens
Junior Ranger Pollinator Activity with City of Austin Park Rangers
Learn about Butterfly Lifecycles with Wildflower Center Volunteers
Bee Houses with Inner Naturalists
Arts & Crafts
Learn about Bats with Austin Bat Refuge
Pollinator & Plants Scavenger Hunt
Make an Owl Mask with Travis Audubon
Find Out How Many Pollinators it Takes to Make a Banana Split with Wildflower Center Volunteers
H-E-Buddy will be out with treats and smiles!
Free Gift for ages 12 and younger in the Wildflower Center Gift Store who complete the scavenger hunt!
Don’t miss the huge summer clearance sale in our Gift Store.
Wildflower Café will host a pop-up in the Courtyard with food and drink for purchase.
Limited parking is available in the Wildflower Center parking lot on a first come, first served basis. Additional parking can be found on La Crosse Avenue and guests may park in the adjacent neighborhoods. Please be mindful of hydrants, signs, driveways and pedestrians.
Bring a refillable water bottle! We have many fountains and water stations.
We recommend sunscreen, insect spray, comfortable clothing and sturdy shoes for walking.
Visitors may bring picnics. No outside alcoholic beverages. Please be mindful of your trash.
Per Wildflower Center policy, dogs are not permitted (with the exception of service dogs).