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Happy Hour on the Playscape

Admit it – you’ve always wanted to play on our Nature Playscape! Embrace your inner child at our March Evergreen Happy Hour.

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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

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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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. 

2022 Alfresco Gala

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

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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!

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.

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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. 

Native Bees of the Arboretum

Learn the buzz about Houston’s native bees! Hike our trails to observe our native bees in action and build bee houses to bring home.

Water in Harmony

Ocean Music Action is proud to offer 'Water in Harmony': a program of music and activities to encourage care of our oceans and waterways.

Houston After Dark

Learn about the weird and wonderful wildlife that roams Houston streets when the sun goes down and it gets dark!

Prairie Wildflowers

Celebrate National Prairie Day by learning some common wildflower species, how to identify them, and how they fit in our prairie ecosystems.

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Animal Tales

Each week we'll read a nature-themed book, meet a live animal, and then venture out on the trails for a self-guided hike.

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Discovery Days: A Habitat is a Home

Join us for a morning of nature discovery! We’ll explore each theme with interpretive hikes along our trails, learn about the wildlife and habitats of the Arboretum in our Discovery Room, and enjoy adventure play in our Nature Playscape!