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2022 Alfresco Gala

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

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).

Sweeping the Savanna

Springtime in the savanna is buzzing with activity! Butterflies, bees, and beetles use this restored habitat for food and shelter. 

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.

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.

Secrets of the Swamp

When you think of swamps, you probably think of mud and mosquitoes – but Houston’s swamps are more mysterious and fascinating than you think!

All About Butterflies

Join us as we learn about our native butterflies, explore Arboretum habitats, and make seed balls to grow your own butterfly habitat at home! 

The Arboretum is currently CLOSED due to the continuing power outage caused by Hurricane Beryl. All classes and events on Monday, July 15 and Tuesday, July 16 have been cancelled or postponed. Please check back for updates.
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