ArBOOretum

Trick or Treat in nature’s neighborhood this Halloween at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Annual ArBOOretum Family Fall Festival to be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Houston’s best fall festival, ArBOOretum, set for Saturday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bring the kids out for the Arboretum’s biggest family event of the year, featuring fun activities for all ages. Arboretum members can attend for free, and all proceeds benefit the Arboretum’s mission of […]

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center to hold first Bat Fest celebration Saturday, Sept. 17, free and open to the public

The festivities continue into the evening with “Going Batty” for adult guests The Houston Arboretum is proud to host its first-ever “Bat Fest” on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., which is free and open to the public. Families are encouraged to come out with their children for this fun and educational event in honor of our mosquito-eating, pest-controlling, pollinating, and seed-dispersing bat superheroes. Bats do so much for us humans, they […]

Trick or Treat in nature’s neighborhood this Halloween at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Annual ArBOOretum Family Fall Festival to be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 Grab the costumes, and round up the kids for the Houston Arboretum’s biggest family event of the year, ArBOOretum, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and featuring fun activities for all ages. Among these are a petting zoo, pony rides, pumpkin decorating and Houston’s only Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail. Little ghouls and goblins should plan to be at the […]

Houston Arboretum presents Science Spooktacular: A Week of Halloween Fun! for children and families Oct. 19-24

Registration now open for weeklong event Houston Arboretum & Nature Center presents a weeklong event for children and families Oct. 19-24 called Science Spooktacular: A Week of Halloween Fun! This hands-on program will incorporate both virtual and socially distant on-site offerings and is being held in lieu of the Arboretum’s popular ArBOOretum fall festival, which will not happen in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic that precludes large, in-person gatherings at the nature sanctuary. Registrants for Science Spooktacular will enjoy daily activities […]