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ON VIEW MAY 8 - NOV 2, 2021

Frida Kahlo, Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird (detail), 1940.
© 2021 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Nov. 19, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Just announced! San Antonio’s newest holiday tradition, Lightscape, is making its Texas debut. Guests will be enchanted by 15 monumental light displays set along a one-mile path winding through the Botanical Garden. These dazzling displays feature unique to Texas installations, including a field of bluebells alongside guests-favorites, such as the show stopping Cathedral of Light.

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

Frida’s Fiestas: The Holy Cross – Distance Learning

Thursday, May 20 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Frida’s Fiestas – a cookbook and personal account of Guadalupe Rivera, the daughter of Diego Rivera and his second wife, Guadalupe Marín – features more than 100 dishes served in the Frida ...

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Garden Hops

Sunday, May 30 | 4 – 9 p.m. Explore craft beer at San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Garden Hops. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy a perfect evening surrounded by the garden’s blooms with locally crafted beer, music, ...

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Noches de Frida

Select Thursdays, May 13 – August 26 | 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 ...

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Bee Day at the Garden

In partnership with the Alamo Area Beekeepers Association Saturday, May 22 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The San Antonio Botanical Garden is celebrating the hardworking bees of San Antonio with its Bee Day! The celebration, held primarily in the ...

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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.