The 56th Zilker Garden Festival

· Zilker Botanical Garden | 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
· Saturday, April 06, 2013 to Sunday, April 07, 2013
· 10 am to 5 pm daily

The 56th Zilker Garden festival – an annual spring event—opens April 6th and 7th at Zilker Botanical Garden.  From 10 am to 5 pm daily, this family-friendly festival offers one-stop garden shopping, a flower show, gardening talks, Kids’ Corner, live music, food court, and KLBJ’s Gardening Show live broadcasts with Tom Spencer, John Dromgoole, and Sheryl McLaughlin.  Visit for tickets and details.

For over 50 years, the annual Zilker Garden Festival has been a one-stop, garden shopping destination when spring arrives in Austin and Central Texas. A family-friendly event, the garden festival offers something for everyone –

  • the annual Flower Show in the Garden Center, featuring judged designs and an array of horticultural specimens. This year's theme is "Remember Our Beginnings"
  • live music from the Soundstage in the Rose Garden – with a variety of musical offerings both afternoons
  • Gardening Talks under the big, white tent next to the Garden Center – where novice and seasoned gardeners will enjoy talks from local gardening experts
  • the always fun and interactive Kids' Corner in the Rose Garden – where kids can build a birdhouse, have their faces painted, make dinosaur masks and butterfly wings
  • enjoy tasty food offerings at the Food Court in the Oak Grove on the Escarpment Trail

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