Major Fort Worth Botanic Garden events to look forward to in 2024

Romaine calm — these upcoming garden events will knock your stalks off.

Photo of serene pond surrounded by trees.

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Right now, many of us are sitting inside with a cup of hot coffee during our current cold spell. But let’s turn our thoughts to frolicking through the flowers when the weather clears and these major events take over the Fort Worth Botanic Garden in 2024.


Dinosaurs Around the World was created in collaboration with world-renowned paleontologist Dr. Gregory M. Erickson.

Photo courtesy of FWBG/J Patrick Rice

Dinosaurs Around the World | Friday, Jan. 26-Thursday, May 30
Travel back in time to when dinosaurs walked the earth with an outdoor exhibit of animatronic reptiles.

Butterflies in the Garden | Friday, March 1-Sunday, April 14
Thousands of exotic and native winged pollinators will take flight in the Rainforest Conservatory.

Seward Johnson Sculptures | Friday, March 1-Sunday, Sept. 1
Be surprised by 21 life-size sculptures that blend in with the plants.

Kokedama Forest | Tuesday, Oct. 1-Saturday, Nov. 30
More than 1,200 intricate Japanese bonsai creations will be interspersed throughout the garden.

Lightspace | November-January
The holiday light tradition is set to return for its third year with new light displays, music, and family-friendly activities


Just think how pretty your garden is going to look after the plant sale.

Photo provided by FWBG

Don’t miss the Garden’s annual events and celebrations including:

  • Japanese Festivals | Saturday, April 20-Sunday, April 21 + Saturday, Nov. 2-Sunday, Nov. 3
  • Plant Sales | Thursday, April 4-Saturday, April 6 + Thursday, Oct. 3-Saturday, Oct. 5
  • ¡Celebramos! | September-October
  • Dia de Los Muertos | November
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