Discovery Day: Flower Lab
Sep
7
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Flower Lab

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Get an in-depth look at flowers and why they are so important to nature.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • Two kids per caregiver

Art in the Garden
Sep
9
Sep 11

Art in the Garden

  • Botanic Garden Center

Come peruse the artwork from over 30 local artists in the halls of the Garden Center. Displays of oils, watercolors, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and more will fill the lecture hall. Wine and cheese will be served on Saturday evening at Gallery Night.

September 9th - 1:00 to 5:00 pm

September 10th - 10:00 am to 6:00 pm 

September 11th - 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Admission is free

 

For information on entering Art in the Garden click HERE.

For a copy of the Art in the Garden Brochure click HERE.

Art in the Garden features two and three dimensional work in all media. Subject matter is not limited to garden related themes. 

All art work must be submitted by Monday, June 13, 2016.

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Sep
13
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Family Drop In: Nature Collage
Sep
15
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop In: Nature Collage

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Use your imagination to create a picture with items from nature collected the Garden grounds.

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Parental supervision required

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden
Sep
17
11:30 am11:30

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Take part in an authentic Japanese tea ceremony set in the Japanese Garden. This monthly delight is provided by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Tickets to participate are $30 per person. Members receive a discounted price.

For more information or to reserve a seat please call 817-392-5548.

Iris and Daylily Sale
Sep
24
9:00 am09:00

Iris and Daylily Sale

  • Botanic Garden Center

Now is your chance to purchase the bulbs you've seen around the Garden. Iris and daylilies are easy to grow and are a wonderful addition to any flower bed. Talk with experts and get tips on how to maximize growth and blooms. 

Little Sprouts: Leaves
Sep
27
1:00 pm13:00

Little Sprouts: Leaves

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Leaves come in different, sizes, colors, and textures. We will take a closer look and then enjoy some garden tasks.

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limited to first 16 children

Discovery Day: Monarch Tagging
Oct
4
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Monarch Tagging

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

One of our most popular events! Help tag and release monarch butterflies and they migrate to Mexico.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • Two kids per caregiver

Fall Plant Sale
Oct
6
Oct 8

Fall Plant Sale

  • The Grove

Plant Sale Preview Class October 4th 6:00 pm

A sneak peek at what will be at the Plant Sale. Find out interesting facts, tips, and useful information about the plants at the Plant Sale. 

Plant Sale Pre-Sale October 6th 4:00 to 6:00pm

The Pre-Sale is for Botanical Society members only. Members also get a 10% discount at the Plant Sale.

Plant Sale Open to the Public October 7th 2:00 to 6:00 pm and October 8th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Take this opportunity to browse among the cream of the crop perennials, specially selected to stand up to all the challenges of Texas gardening. Cozy up to your favorites and adopt them for your own yard! Bring your landscape plan and take advantage of our horticulture staff’s expertise in selecting just the right plants for your garden.

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Oct
11
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Little Sprouts: Vegetables
Oct
25
1:00 pm13:00

Little Sprouts: Vegetables

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

We will explore the world of vegetables; colors textures, smells and tastes. We will also enjoy some gardening tasks.

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limitted to first 16 children

Japanese Garden Fall Festival
Nov
5
Nov 6

Japanese Garden Fall Festival

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, sword demonstrations, raku, tea ceremonies, and more.

Admission

 Adults $8.00

 Children (4-12yrs.) $5.00

 Children 3 and under free

 Members Free

 

Hours 

November 5th 10:00am-5:00pm

November 6th 11:00am-5:00pm

Last Admission to the Festival is sold at 4:30

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Nov
8
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Discovery Day: Leaves
Nov
9
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Leaves

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Learn why leaves play an important part in our ecosystem.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • Two kids per caregiver

Family Drop In: Garden Glow
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop In: Garden Glow

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Brings a flashlight and enjoy some glow-in-the-dark activities.

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Parental supervision required

Tea Ceremonies in the Japanese Garden
Nov
19
11:30 am11:30

Tea Ceremonies in the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanses Garden

Take part in an authentic Japanese tea ceremony set in the Japanese Garden. This monthly delight is provided by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Tickets to participate are $30 per person. Members receive a discounted price.

For more information or to reserve a seat please call 817-392-5548.

Little Sprouts: Teddy Bear Picnic
Nov
29
1:00 pm13:00

Little Sprouts: Teddy Bear Picnic

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Bring a teddy bear for a pretend a picnic in the Garden! We will have juice and cookies, Then we will do gardening tasks.

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limitted to first 16 children

Birds Christmas Tree
Dec
3
11:00 am11:00

Birds Christmas Tree

  • The Grove

Begun in 1935, this holiday event draws area children into the Garden to share a little holiday gift-giving with our feathered friends.  Children bring homemade, biodegradable bird feeders to hang in the trees of the Botanic Garden’s “Grove.”  (Children need to BRING these treats to the Garden rather than make them on site.)  Recipes for feeders are available at the Garden Center’s information desk.  Santa and Mrs. Claus, penguins, B.G. Squirrel, Cardinal, Smokey the Bear will be on hand to welcome children of all ages.  Local students and talent provide musical entertainment. 

Admission is Free

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Dec
13
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Tea Ceremonies in the Japanese Garden
Dec
17
11:30 am11:30

Tea Ceremonies in the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanse Garden

Take part in an authentic Japanese tea ceremony set in the Japanese Garden. This monthly delight is provided by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Tickets to participate are $30 per person. Members receive a discounted price.

For more information or to reserve a seat please call 817-392-5548.


Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Aug
9
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Little Sprouts: Fruit
Jul
26
9:30 am09:30

Little Sprouts: Fruit

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Summertime brings ripe fruit we will taste a few and do some gardening tasks.

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limited to first 16 children

Family Drop in: Paper Binoculars
Jul
14
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop in: Paper Binoculars

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Decorate some fun folding binoculars, then go for a walk in the Garden and explore.

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Parental supervision required

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Jul
12
10:00 pm22:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and receive an introduction to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Discovery Day: Scavenger Hunt
Jul
12
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Scavenger Hunt

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Enjoy this fast-paced game of clues at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • Two kids per caregiver

Summer Camp: Garden of Imgaination
Jul
5
Jul 7

Summer Camp: Garden of Imgaination

  • Education Classroom

Lets explore our Garden of Imagination! Join us as we create our own animals, flowers, and trees that live in this beautiful place. This is sure to be a fun week of exciting activities and colorful masterpieces.

Cost is $60 per child and $50 for members-Includes snacks and supplies. 

To register please email Judy.Bauereisen@FortWorthTexas.Gov

Little Sprouts: Flowers
Jun
28
9:30 am09:30

Little Sprouts: Flowers

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Flowers come in different shapes and colors and with different smells. We will investigate them and do gardening tasks. 

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limitted to first 16 children

Summer Camp: Amazing Animal
Jun
27
Jun 30

Summer Camp: Amazing Animal

  • Education Classroom

The garden is full of animals friends! We'll feed the fish and get the buzz on bees. We'lll explore birds and their nests, and learn how squirrels communicate.

Cost is $80 per child and$70 for members-Includes snacks and supplies. 

To register please email Judy.Bauereisen@FortWorthTexas.Gov

Summer Camp: World of Animals
Jun
20
Jun 23

Summer Camp: World of Animals

  • Education Classroom

Do you love animals? We will learn about animals from around the world through nature observations, activities, and games.

Cost is $80 per child and$70 for members-Includes snacks and supplies. 

To register please email Judy.Bauereisen@FortWorthTexas.Gov

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden
Jun
18
11:30 am11:30

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden

  • Japanese Garden

Take part in an authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony set in the Japanese Garden. This monthly delight is provided by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Tickets to participate are $30 per person. Members receive a discounted price.

For more information or to reserve a seat please call 817-392-5548.

Family Drop in: Bubble Wand
Jun
16
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop in: Bubble Wand

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Make your own unique wand for blowing bubbles.

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Parental supervision required

Discovery Day: Nature Painting
Jun
15
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Nature Painting

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Let's get creative! We will create works of art using nature.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • Two kids per caregiver

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Jun
14
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and be introduced to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Summer Camp: Backyard Vegetable Garden
Jun
13
Jun 16

Summer Camp: Backyard Vegetable Garden

  • Education Classroom

See what's growin' on the Backyard Vegetable Garden. We'll learn about gardening and a healthy lifestyle. We'll eat a rainbow, have a chocolate taste test and trick our taste buds with a miraculous berry!

Cost is $80 per child and $70 for members-includes snacks and supplies. 

To register please email Judy.Bauereisen@FortWorthTexas.Gov

North Texas Daylily Society Flower Show
Jun
4
9:00 am09:00

North Texas Daylily Society Flower Show

  • Botanic Garden Center

Browse through hundreds of locally grown blooms. Take this opportunity to speak with members of the American Hemerocallis Society at this accredited show. Learn about this easy to grow perennial.

Admission is Free

Concerts in the Garden
Jun
3
Jul 4

Concerts in the Garden

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Relax under the stars while listening to great music performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and friends! Described as “Fort Worth’s best seasonal outing” (Star-Telegram), the 26th annual Concerts In The Garden Summer Music Festival offers 16 nights of outdoor concerts every weekend from June 5th through July 4th 8:00-10:00 pm with a firework display ending every night.

Make sure to stop by the Gardens Restaurant's tent for food, wine, and beer or order ahead off of there special concert menu.

Don't forget to head on over to the Treasure Tree's tent for all things that glow in the dark!

Little Sprouts: Roots
May
31
1:00 pm13:00

Little Sprouts: Roots

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Down in the ground, roots are a mystery. We'll look at carrots, our favorite roots; then we will do gardens tasks. 

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limited to first 16 children

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden
May
21
11:30 am11:30

Tea Ceremony in the Japanese Garden

  • Japanese Garden

Take part in an authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony set in the Japanese Garden. This monthly delight is provided by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Tickets to participate are $30 per person. Members receive a discounted price.

For more information or to reserve a seat please call 817-392-5548.

Herb Festival
May
21
9:00 am09:00

Herb Festival

  • Botanic Garden Center

A delight for all the senses, the Herb Festival fills the Botanic Garden Center with wonderful aromas. Beautiful displays of organic soaps, herbal concoctions and a variety of tasty snacks are all awaiting you. 

Lectures

10:30 am  -  "Companion Planting with Herbs for Disease and Insects Control" with Lucy Harrell  Lecture/Author/Landscaper Designer/Consultant

1:00 pm  -  "Space-Saving Vertical Gardens" with Dr. Dotty Woodson Texas A&M AgriLife Extension 

Admission is $4.00, children under 12 are free.

For more information please visit the Herb Society's Website www.GFWHS.org.

Family Drop in: Garden Glove
May
12
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop in: Garden Glove

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Plant seeds in a garden glove to create a mini-garden.

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • parental supervision required

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
May
10
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and be introduced to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required

Discovery Day: All About Weather
May
5
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: All About Weather

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

What makes clouds or rain? Join us as we lean about weather through song and dance.

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • 2 kids per caregiver

Little Sprouts: Seeds
Apr
26
1:00 pm13:00

Little Sprouts: Seeds

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

We'll find the seeds of various fruits. Messy fun! We'll play fun gardening tasks!

  • For children 18-36 months

  • One child per caregiver (parental supervision required)

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • Space is limitted to first 16 children

Japanese Garden Spring Festival
Apr
23
Apr 24

Japanese Garden Spring Festival

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, raku,  tea ceremonies and more.

Admission

 Adults $8.00

 Children (4-12yrs.) $4.00

 Children 3 and under free

 Members Free

Hours 

April 23rd 10:00am-5:00pm

April 24th 11:00am-5:00pm

Last Admission to the Festival is sold at 4:30

THE JAPANESE GARDEN PARKING LOT IS RESERVED FOR VENDOR, VOLUNTEER, AND HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE PARKING ONLY.

PARKING DIRECTIONS FOR SPRING FESTIVAL IN THE JAPANESE GARDEN:
The parking lot is along the service road of I30, between University Drive and Montgomery Street. The entrance is just before the Antique Mall.
From Downtown: Go west on I30, exit Montgomery Street. Immediately get to far right lane and look for Plant Sale parking on your right.
From the West: Exit University Drive North. At the first entrance into the Garden, do a U-Turn on University and go back to the traffic light. At the light, take a right onto the I30 service road. Stay to the right on the service road.

 
Flowercade,and Rose Show
Apr
23
Apr 24

Flowercade,and Rose Show

  • Botanic Garden Center

The Garden Club Council of Greater Fort Worth is proud to present this dazzling display of flower arrangements and horticultural delights. Come and be a part of this unique annual Fort Worth event.

Family Drop In: Seed Mosaic
Apr
14
6:00 pm18:00

Family Drop In: Seed Mosaic

  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Decorate a wooden trinket box with natures "beads" - seeds!

  • This activity is free

  • No reservation required

  • parental supervision required

Discovery Day: Seeds
Apr
13
11:00 am11:00

Discovery Day: Seeds

  • Backyard Vegetable Garden

Seeds are diverse! learn about fruits and vegtables and their amazing seeds! 

  • This activity is free

  • Make sure to bring gardening gloves

  • No reservation required

  • For kids ages 4 - 18 (parental supervision required)

  • 2 kids per caregiver

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden
Apr
12
10:00 am10:00

Free walking tour of the Japanese Garden

  • Fort Worth Japanese Garden

Come learn about the aesthetic and design of Japanese Gardens and be introduced to the horticulture and history found in the Fort Worth Japanese Garden.

Regular admission rates still apply for non-members.

No reservations required.

Spring Plant Sale
Apr
8
Apr 9

Spring Plant Sale

  • The Grove

Plant Sale Preview Class April 5th 6:00 pm

A sneak peek at what will be at the Plant Sale. Find out interesting facts, tips, and useful information about the plants at the Plant Sale. Cost $15.00 space is limited purchase bellow or email Judy.Bauereisen@fortworthtexas.gov to register. 

Plant Sale Pre-Sale April 7th 4:00 to 6:00pm

The Pre-Sale is for Botanical Society members only. Members also get a 10% discount at the Plant Sale.

Plant Sale Open to the Public April 8th 2:00 to 6:00 pm and April 9th 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Take this opportunity to browse among the cream of the crop perennials, specially selected to stand up to all the challenges of Texas gardening. Cozy up to your favorites and adopt them for your own yard! Bring your landscape plan and take advantage of our horticulture staff’s expertise in selecting just the right plants for your garden.

PARKING DIRECTIONS FOR PLANT SALE:
The parking lot is along the service road of I30, between University Drive and Montgomery Street. The entrance is just before the Antique Mall.
From Downtown: Go west on I30, exit Montgomery Street. Immediately get to far right lane and look for Plant Sale parking on your right.
From the West: Exit University Drive North. At the first entrance into the Garden, do a U-Turn on University and go back to the traffic light. At the light, take a right onto the I30 service road. Stay to the right on the service road. Follow the Plant Sale parking signs. The parking lot entrance will be on your right, along the service road.

 
 
Moonlight African Violet Show
Apr
2
9:00 am09:00

Moonlight African Violet Show

  • Fort Worth Garden Center

These petite beauties are fun to grow! Come enjoy the varieties that are available and take one home to your own special spot. Get tips from the folks who have been growing them for years.