PLAN YOUR VISIT
We look forward to seeing you
Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed some holidays)
Members get early access to the gardens on Thursdays and Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.
Wildflower Café is open daily from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
Dec. 24 – 25 – CLOSED
Dec. 31 – Jan 1 – CLOSED
Click here to learn about road construction detours on Loop 1 (MoPac)
BEFORE YOU ARRIVE
Explore these resources to make the best of your experience
EVENTS & HAPPENINGS
Participate in one of our popular events, standing tours or educational programs
It's back! Ten new forts created by architects and designers on display and ready for play in the Texas Arboretum
Happy hours among the flowers with live music and more
An exclusive Texas screening featuring a Q&A with the director
Ecologists and chefs come together to guide guests on the journey from seed to plate
Our annual tradition returns when the gardens are illuminated by thousands of luminarias and dazzling lights
It's time for trails + tails with your canine bestie!
WHAT TO BRING
The bird watching is grand!
Read up on our photo policies here
HAT & SUNSCREEN
Bring your own shade. It can be awfully sunny in Texas
Stay hydrated during your visit
Bring the right shoes so you can explore all of our trails
Get the TravelStorys app to enjoy our free audio tour
WHAT NOT TO BRING
Unmanned aerial vehicles are not allowed
Leave your cigarettes and vapes at home