Saturday, November 7 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Bring the whole family to a special fall edition of Viva Botanica at the Botanical Garden. Explore 38 acres of nature play fun during this family-friendly, Fiesta event that includes hands-on activities, culinary tastings, and performances. Sponsored by H-E-B. Drinks and food available for purchase. Stop by the Garden Gift Shop to purchase a limited edition of the Botanical Garden’s 40th anniversary Fiesta medal. Visitors are welcomed to bring lawn chairs and blankets.
Guests are asked to follow all COVID-19 visitor guidelines during their visit at the Botanical Garden.
Schedule of Activities
Magik Theatre performance of Señora Tortuga | 10 – 10:45 a.m. | The Betty Kelso Center
Food and drinks available for purchase by Jason Dady | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | H-E-B Discovery Center Breezeway and Family Adventure Garden
Ethnobotany Tours (family friendly) | 11 – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 – 1 p.m. | Meet at Mays Family Display Garden
Hands-on activities | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.| Lucile Halsell Conservatory and Family Adventure Garden
- Make you own maracas, paper fiesta flowers, chili pepper key chains, and germinate banana pepper seeds
CHEF Demonstrations | CHEF Teaching Kitchen | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (while supplies last)
Culinary Docents available to answer vegetable gardening questions | The Zachry Foundation Culinary Garden | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.