*Last entry is an hour before closing


*Last entry is an hour before closing

Reserve Your LIGHTSCAPE Tickets Today for a Magical Holiday Experience

Santa at Lightscape 2023

LIGHTSCAPE is underway at the Garden, and guests are loving the new experiences and new pricing options. Top of the list is the all-new “Christmas Village,” complete with fire pits, s’more-roasting, hot cocoa, holiday music and photo opportunities with Santa Claus! Reserve your tickets today.

Explore New Installations and Magical Experiences as Lightscape Returns

Bring your whole family to visit Lightscape, the immersive holiday experience featuring more than one million lights. Guests will be enchanted by custom-designed installations that come alive with color, imagination and sound. Each light installation is expertly choreographed to holiday-themed music to create a magical atmosphere.

Fall Japanese Festival Marks 50th Anniversary of Japanese Garden

Japanese Garden in Fall - 50th Anniversary

Visitors are invited to celebrate the vibrant colors of fall in the Japanese Garden while exploring the arts and culture of Japan during the Fall Japanese Festival on Nov. 4-5. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Garden’s opening in 1973.

Lightscape Returns to Fort Worth Nov. 17 – Jan. 1 Featuring All-New Illuminated Installations From Around the World

The international sellout sensation, Lightscape, will soon return to the 120-acre Fort Worth Botanic Garden for its second consecutive year to dazzle audiences with more than one million holiday lights and never-before-seen artistic installations from around the world throughout a 1.2-mile-long winding walking trail. In total, over 80 percent of Lightscape will be new and reimagined for 2023.

Botanic Garden Honors Latin American Culture & Heritage with ¡Celebramos!

Ballet Folklorico dancers at Celebramos

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to join us for the third annual ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Latin American Culture & Heritage, from Sept. 8 through Oct. 15. This four-week extravaganza will include 18 separate events, including dance and musical performances, art exhibitions, food, fashion, shopping opportunities, and special after-hour events.


Exhibit helps mark the Japanese Garden’s 50th Anniversary  The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to unfold the wonders of nature during the Texas premiere of “FLORIGAMIINTHEGARDEN,” a six-month outdoor art exhibit featuring 18 museum-quality sculptures inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding.   Ranging from a few feet to more than 30 feet tall, […]

Garden Hosts Texas Plant Conservation Conference to Advance Protection of Threatened Native Plants

Researchers in the field holding seeds

Texas is home to more than 400 species of plants at risk of extinction, including 163 considered “critically imperiled” within the state, according to data from Texas Parks & Wildlife. The Garden is committed to protecting the rare plants of Texas. This sort of work requires the cooperation of scientists, state and federal agencies, land owners and members of the public. To coordinate their efforts and exchange information on research progress and best practices, the Garden is hosting the 2023 Texas Plant Conservation Conference Aug. 14 and 15.

Botanic Garden and Zoo Adjust Summer Hours Given High Temps

Two popular outdoor cultural destinations will begin opening early and closing early in July and August due to rising temperatures. Beginning July 10, the Fort Worth Zoo resumes its summer hours, opening an hour earlier (9 a.m.) and closing earlier (4 p.m.). The Fort Worth Botanic Garden opens daily at 8 a.m. with a 7 […]

Beauty Bus an Immediate Hit with Guests Excited to Visit the Garden in Comfort

Botanic Garden Beauty Bus

The Garden’s new free shuttle service, the Beauty Bus, has been celebrated as a wonderful addition by guests, who are taking to social media to share their excitement. “Just what the Garden needed!,” wrote one poster on Facebook. “Wonderful!” said another, and “Wow! That’s awesome!” wrote a third poster.