Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

Concert in the Courtyard

Grab your friends and get your groove on with Tomar and the FCs at the Arboretum's Concert in the Courtyard!

Recurring

Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

Animal Architects

Learn about the structures built by animal architects, and practice your building skills as we engineer our own versions of animal homes.

Recurring

Family Full Moon Hikes

Explore the Arboretum while the full moon is at its brightest. We'll hit the trails as the sun sets and watch night fall among the trees.

Teacher Workshop: A Habitat’s A Home

Bring nature explorations indoors during this teacher workshop! Discover creative ways to engage your students with hands-on activities.

Wild about Wildlife!

Help us clean the trails, learn about native animals, and find out how to create a healthy habitat in your own backyard!

Recurring

Seasonal Picnics

Enjoy an all-inclusive lunchtime picnic at the Arboretum. Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the Arboretum trees.

Holiday Sip & Stroll

Sip a delicious beverage and stroll along festive Arboretum trails. End your walk at the courtyard filled with holiday activities.

Recurring

Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

Recurring

Family Full Moon Hikes

Explore the Arboretum while the full moon is at its brightest. We'll hit the trails as the sun sets and watch night fall among the trees.

Christmas Bird Count

The 122nd annual Christmas Bird Count is here! Join us to help collect data for the longest running community science project in the world. We welcome all birding skill levels.

Recurring

Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

Winter Tree ID

Learn how to identify trees based on some not-so-obvious characteristics like twig morphology and get into the real nitty-gritty of tree ID.

Geocaching

Learn the basics of geocaching and treasure hunting etiquette before heading out on the trails in search of the Arboretum’s hidden caches! 

Adult Owl Prowl

Enjoy a unique night out in nature! In this fun, relaxed event, you can enjoy refreshments while you meet live owl ambassadors.

Recurring

Family Full Moon Hikes

Explore the Arboretum trails at night while the full moon is at its brightest. Hit the trails as the sun is setting and watch night fall.

Family Owl Prowl

Looking for a family adventure? Head out on our nighttime trails to prowl for owls!

Arbor Day

Join us for Arbor Day - a fun, free celebration of trees! Enjoy informative booths and tree hikes on our trails, grab a tree craft to make at home, visit the Discovery Room to learn how trees help humans, and learn about local tree species from our Botany Display.

The Wonders of Wetlands

Come explore the Houston Arboretum’s wetlands in honor of World Wetlands Day and learn ways to help protect our local wetlands!

Recurring

Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Series

Join us for this inaugural series of classes that will take you step-by-step through the process of planning, planting, and maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat that meets National Wildlife Federation certification standards.