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Nature Nights

Nature Nights, every Thursday in June, are free, family-friendly evenings filled with exciting explorations of native plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas.

June 9 – 40 Years of Wildflowers
June 16 – Birds of Prey & Reptiles
June 23 – Pollinators & the Plants They Love
June 30 – Mud, Water & Caves 

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Field of Light

The Wildflower Center is proud to announce highly-acclaimed British artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light will debut on September 9, 2022.

September – December, 2022 

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Lady Bird Day

On July 23 we honor our namesake and founder by celebrating all she did for our nation’s environment and offering free admission to all.

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Explore a collection of custom-designed forts in the Luci and Ian Family Garden from October through January. Your secret hideout awaits!

Feeling inspired? Complete an interest form to let us know you’d like to receive a request for proposal (RFP)

2022 dates to be announced

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Fall Native Plant Sale

Our fall plant sales, held from late September to early November, feature a variety of beautiful and sustainable Texas native species. Autumn is the best time to plant!

2022 dates to be announced


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