Special Events



The Arboretum offers special events year round. Events at the Arboretum offer unique experiences to enjoy entertainment, learn something new, and even do a little shopping. This season we have some excellent special events to choose from for adults, families, and children alike.

At our events we offer the opportunity for families to get outdoors and connect with nature. The Arboretum’s unique natural setting provides an excellent space to learn and have fun while you do it!

Upcoming Special Events at the Houston Arboretum

Upcoming special events in this category include:

December 5 Members Preview Native Plant Sale
December 6-7 Winter Native Plant Sale
December 6 Festivities in the Forest – Wreath, Garland & Tree Sale
December 12 Members Preview Native Plant Sale
December 13-14 Winter Native Plant Sale
December 13 Geminids Meteor Shower Star Party
December 20 Family Owl Prowl
December 20 Adult Only Owl Prowl


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