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The Alliance Children’s Garden is a 2-acre play venue within Michael Butler Park that encourages group play, learning and creativity in downtown Austin. The garden design is tailored for children while providing a variety of play and recreational experiences, including promotion of wellness and education for families and visitors of all ages and abilities.The space is divided into four thematic rooms, each reflecting Austin’s unique culture and environment. Learn more at

The Alliance Children’s Garden was made possible through the Town Lake Venue Fund, The City of Austin Urban Forest Grant, the Town Lake Park Alliance, and the Austin Parks Foundation. 


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