TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 6 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 6 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

Forest Bathing: September

Click here to register now! **In September, our Forest Bathing class will be September 7 since the Garden is celebrating ¡Celebramos! Opening Day Kickoff: Free Admission Day on the second Saturday.  We hope to see you there, too! Forest Bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the deliberate practice of immersion in nature using mindfulness and the senses. […]

Forest Bathing: August

Click here to register now.  Forest Bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the deliberate practice of immersion in nature using mindfulness and the senses. This practice originated in Japan and allows the body, mind and spirit to relax and rejuvenate surrounded by the healing powers of nature. We begin the class by discussing the guiding principles of […]

Forest Bathing: July

Click here to register now.  Forest Bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the deliberate practice of immersion in nature using mindfulness and the senses. This practice originated in Japan and allows the body, mind and spirit to relax and rejuvenate surrounded by the healing powers of nature. We begin the class by discussing the guiding principles of […]

CELEBRATE SPRING AT FORT WORTH BOTANIC GARDEN’S JAPANESE FESTIVAL

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to explore the rich traditions of Japan during the Spring Japanese Festival, April 20-21. This highly anticipated event offers a unique opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the art and culture of Japan while enjoying the beauty of the Garden. 

Qigong

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you for another Food & Wellness class soon! Qigong is an ancient wellness practice that uses meditation, controlled breathing and gentle, low-impact activity to cultivate energy in the mind and body. You will learn slow, flowing movements that are physically easy-to-follow and improve your […]

Forest Bathing: June

Registration for this class is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Forest Bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the deliberate practice of immersion in nature using mindfulness and the senses. This practice originated in Japan and allows the body, mind, and spirit to relax and rejuvenate surrounded by the healing powers of nature. We […]

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.

Embrace the Philosophy of Japanese Gardening to Create Your Own Place of Reflection and Renewal

Japanese Garden in Autumn

When guests wander the quiet paths of the Japanese Garden, it’s not unusual for them to stop at the top of the Moon Bridge and say, “I wish I had a place like this at home.” That might seem impossible–the Japanese Garden is the result of 50 years of hard work by dedicated horticulturists. But Nick Esthus, Japanese Garden horticultural manager, says Japanese gardening is within the reach of anyone ready to embrace it.

Forest Bathing: December

Person in forested area

This class has been canceled. We hope to see you in the new year! Forest Bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the deliberate practice of immersion in nature using mindfulness and the senses. This practice originated in Japan in the 1980s and allows the body, mind, and spirit to relax and rejuvenate surrounded by the healing powers […]