Art in the Garden

Through January 2015. New exhibit opens March 12.

A solo exhibition featuring nine metal sculptures by Chicago Artist Richard Hunt, one of America’s most important living sculptors.  Sculptures on display in the Lucile Halsell Conservatory. Free with admission to the Garden.  A collaboration with Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum.  As part of DreamWeek, the Garden offers a free walking tour with the sculptor (limited to 20 participants) on January 13, 11am (call 210.829.5360 to pre-register.)  Visit for related events in January.

New exhibit featuring Kim Beck opens March 12.

Family Flashlight Night

February 20, 6 – 8:30pm

Looking for a fun family activity and a bit of exploration? Then head out to the San Antonio Botanical Garden for Family Flashlight Night. When the sun sets it’s your chance to see a different side of the Garden. Encounter nighttime insects, create a constellation craft and test your directional skills in a light maze. Be sure to bring your flashlight and maybe a sweater in case it’s a cool night. Kids and adults alike will enjoy this rare look at the Garden. Family Flashlight Night admission is free to Garden members. Non-members pay regular admission.

Dog Days

March 21-22, 2015

A dog friendly weekend at the Garden.  Doggie treats and pools of water will be available for your pup as you stroll and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in early spring. $5 donation per dog (on a leash, please) will go toward local animal friendly charities.  Pet adoptions available through Animal Defense League, 11am-1pm each day.

Rainforest Adventure

March 7 - September 20, 2015

This maze exhibit takes guests inside the rainforest, from the soaring canopies all the way to the forest floor with lessons on ecology, biodiversity, adaptability, and conservation.

Spring Plant Sale

March 9 - 12, 2015

Find the perfect plants to make your landscape San Antonio friendly.  Select from hundreds of varieties of natives and adapted plants suited to our climate conditions.  Greenhouse volunteers assist you in your selection.  Learn from their extensive gardening experience!  March 9-12 (Monday – Thursday), 10 am – 2 pm daily.

Viva Botanica and Plant Sale

April 18, 2015

Join the Fiesta fun at the Garden for this annual spring celebration at the Garden. Decorate your wagons and bring the kids for a parade through the Garden.  Children’s craft activities and entertainment.  Plant sale, too!  10am – 2pm.

Brews and Blooms

May 23 and September 12, 2015

A casual evening of craft brew sampling paired with scrumptious food truck fare and music, all set in the gorgeous, blooming Botanical Garden.  Brews and Blooms — not your typical beer garden!  Presented in conjunction with San Antonio Cerveceros.

Holidays in Bloom

November 27, 2015 – December 31, 2015

Beginning November 28 you’re invited to experience Holidays in Bloom at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. It’s your chance to step away from the holiday whirlwind of traffic and malls and enjoy the season in nature. Guests will find many a spot to capture a memory at the Garden, with picturesque backgrounds for family photographs.