The Award-Winning, 5th annual Woodland Faerie Trail features Faerie Homes and Gardens created by Austin area gardeners, architects, artisans, businesses, clubs, families, school groups, and others. To enter your Faerie Home creation for installation along the Woodland Faerie Trail, complete the online registration process by May12th, 2017.
A swing set small enough for faeries within a village of natural Faerie Homes from the 2015 Woodland Faerie Trail.
Learning about mystical Faerie plants along their scavenger hunt from 2014 Faerie Tea Party.
FAERIE GARDEN EVENTS
Afternoon in the Garden: Faeries, pollinators, and their Wildflowers
April 23rd, 2017; 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Family activity, free with Garden entry, no registration required.
Play a fun matching game linking unique faeries with their specific plant allies. Plant extraordinary flowers that attract faeries, pollinators, and support wildlife. Learn about the healing and mystical qualities of plants & their companions.
Faerie Landscaping Workshop
May 7th, 2017; 9:00 to 11:00 am or Noon to 2:00 pm
$5/ resident, $6/ nonresident (+ $25/garden kit), limited number or kits, see registration information below.
Create miniature faerie gardens using live plants and natural materials to take home and invite a faerie into your backyard. Working with gardeners and volunteers, learn what is needed to keep your miniature landscape thriving for your faeries and all the tiny creatures. Kits can be purchased through online registration to be picked up at the event or at Zilker Botanical Garden’s Chrysalis gift shop before the event. Kits will be availble ZBG's Chrysalis Gift Shop Spring of 2017- beginning March 20th, 2017. (Register by May 1st).
Woodland Faerie Trail opens
May 27th, 2017
Free with Garden entry and open during regular hours, no registration required.
Explore the abodes of the faeries and gnomes along the Woodland Faerie Trail through the escarpment pathway and see who is home.
Forts & Faerie Homes Workshop
June 24th, 2017; 11:00 to 1:00 pm or 2:30 to 4:30 pm
$16/ resident child, $18/ nonresident, limited space. See registration information below.
Create a hidden space in the Garden along the Woodland Faerie Trail using natural materials. Learn about structure & construction. (Register by June 16th).
Woodland Faerie Trail by Moonlight- Extended Hours
June 9th and 10th, 2016; 8:00 to 10:00 pm (last entry at 9:30 pm)
Family activity, no registration required, last entry at 9:30 pm.
Visit the Woodland Faerie Trail by Silver Moonlight and experience magic! $6/ Adult non-resident, $4/ Adult residents. $2/ for Children (ages 3-12) and Seniors (age 62 & over). Entertainers, music, activities and cold refreshments.