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October 15 from 10:00 am 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of Houston’s best fall festival, ArBOOretum! Guests of all ages can enjoy the great outdoors with plenty of fun activities, including our interactive Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail! Arboretum members can attend for free, and all proceeds benefit the Arboretum’s mission of nature education and conservation.

Featured activities:

  • Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail
  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Halloween Market
  • Carnival Swings
  • Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
  • Pumpkin Decorating
  • Train Rides

Last entry is at 3:00 pm.

No pets, please. This event is rain or shine.

Comfortable walking shoes and costumes are encouraged! All activities are included with ticket price.

Purchase Tickets

FREE for Arboretum Members and children under 3
No registration necessary for Members and children under 3

$15 online presale for nonmembers ages 3 and up
$20 for nonmembers ages 3 and up at the door*

Presale closes October 14 at noon.

*We will only be accepting credit and debit card payments for ticket sales at the door.

If the event is cancelled, ticket price is considered a donation to the Arboretum. Tickets are non-refundable.


The Arboretum grounds will be closed to parking for ArBOOretum. Free offsite parking at 1001 W Loop S will be available the day of the event.

Please note that this garage DOES NOT have an elevator.

Visitors may walk or take the free shuttle from the parking area to the event. Ride sharing is also encouraged.

Limited handicap parking will be available at the Woodway Entrance.

ArBOOretum is generously sponsored by:

Hu Family