Open  |  Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun 9am-7pm | Thu 9am-9pm

CLOSING NOV. 2, 2021


Nov. 19, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

San Antonio’s newest holiday event, Lightscape, is making its Texas debut. Guests will be enchanted by magical light displays set along a beautifully illuminated one-mile path winding through the Botanical Garden. These captivating illuminations will dazzle the senses and the show will proudly include installations unique to Texas created by local and international artists.

About the Garden

Recognized nationally for commitment to outstanding displays, botanical diversity, education, environmental stewardship, and experiences that connect people to the natural world, the Garden is a top San Antonio attraction that serves as a museum of plants, a tranquil escape, a living classroom, a research and conservation facility, and entertainment venue where art, architecture, music, and theater experiences come to life.

Become a Member

Enjoy the Botanical Garden all seasons with exclusive benefits, including special discounts and member-only offers.

Upcoming Happenings

Noches de Frida

Thursdays, May 13 – October 28 | 6 – 9 p.m. San Antonio Botanical Garden’s popular Summer Nights event return with a Frida Kahlo twist! The Botanical Garden invites you to get outside this summer and enjoy extended Thursday night ...

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Storytime in the Garden

Thursdays, October 14 – October 28 | 10 – 10:30 a.m. The Botanical Garden offers children’s story time weekly, Thursdays through October 28 from 10 – 10:30 a.m. Each session features a different nature themed book designed to stimulate young ...

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LIVE in the Garden: Azul Barrientos & Friends

Tuesday, October 5 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. In harmony with the San Antonio Botanical Garden’s exciting new Frida Kahlo Oasis exhibition, celebrate Mexican culture and the icon herself through an exclusive concert series. On select Tuesdays, beginning in July ...

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Ethnobotany of Native Plants Guided Tour

Tuesday/Thursday, October 28, November 16, and December 14 | 10 – 11:30 a.m. For thousands of years, Texas plants have been used for sustenance, medicine, and the establishment of the area. As the region and its populations changed, so did ...

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Events & Exhibitions

Explore the beauty of the Botanical Garden with special events and exhibitions blooming year-round.

Classes & Education

From growing your own vegetables, understanding gardening in the Texas landscape, fitness, food and everything in between – the Botanical Garden has a class for visitors of all ages.

Private Rentals

From meetings and luncheons to weddings and birthdays, the Botanical Garden has the perfect venue for your next event.

Conservation & Research

The Botanical Garden is committed to practicing and teaching the many ways to conserve South Texas’ most precious resources.

The Garden's Mission

To inspire people to connect with the plant world and understand the importance of plants in our lives.