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Spring Plant Sale

April 1 & 2 from 9 am - 4 pm Spring is one of the best times to garden in Houston, so get ready during our Spring Plant Sale! A variety of Texas natives will be featured, including perennial and annual wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. Attract butterflies, bees, and other

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Spring Plant Sale

April 1 & 2 from 9 am - 4 pm Spring is one of the best times to garden in Houston, so get ready during our Spring Plant Sale! A variety of Texas natives will be featured, including perennial and annual wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees. Attract butterflies, bees, and other

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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.

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Put your observation skills to the test in our family-friendly Spring Scavenger Hunt! Work as a team to complete the hunt!

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Black Swan Yoga

Join us at the Arboretum for a free, all levels vinyasa flow with a special instructor from Black Swan Yoga.

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Seasonal Picnics

Join us for monthly all-inclusive lunchtime picnics at the Arboretum! Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the trees. 

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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.

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Yoga on the Lawn

Join us one Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

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Seasonal Picnics

Join us for monthly all-inclusive lunchtime picnics at the Arboretum! Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the trees. 

Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate our awesome planet by joining us for a fun, FREE Earth Day Celebration! Explore informative booths, nature hikes, fun displays in the Discovery Room, and Earth-friendly take-home activities.

2022 Alfresco Gala

Join us for the Alfresco Gala, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center's most important fundraising event of the year!

Blackberry Celebration

In this class we’re celebrating blackberry season by working together to make small batch blackberry jam for you to enjoy.

Water & Fire: Agua & Fuego

Houston Grand Opera brings life to the words of Jorge Argueta’s “Agua, Agüita (Water, Little Water) & Fuego, Fueguito (Fire, Little Fire).

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Seasonal Picnics

Join us for monthly all-inclusive lunchtime picnics at the Arboretum! Lay out your picnic blanket and enjoy a delicious meal under the trees. 

Goats at the Arboretum

The beloved goats from Rent-A-Ruminant Texas will be back at the Arboretum this spring helping us mow down invasive species!

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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.

DIY Pollinator Container Garden

Make a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day and for your local pollinators! We've got all the supplies you'll need for cheerful container garden.

Savanna Happy Hour Hike

Unwind after a hard day with a fun, relaxed happy hour stroll through our savanna and enjoy some Saint Arnold Brewing Company beer.

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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.

Family Owl Prowl

Looking for a family adventure? Head out on our nighttime trails to prowl for owls and meet owl ambassadors from the Wildlife Center of Texas!