Grab your costumes and get the kids together for the Arboretum’s biggest family event of the year! ArBOOretum features fun fall activities for all ages including live animals, pumpkin decorating, and Houston’s only Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail. Enjoy these fall classics and so much more!
Open 10 am - 4 pm, last entry at 3:15 pm
This event is rain or shine. No pets, please!
ALL GUESTS MUST ENTER THROUGH THE 610 ENTRANCE THE WOODWAY ENTRANCE WILL BE CLOSED TO GUESTS
Click here for directions to the 610 Entrance: https://goo.gl/maps/RadbPefdKdS2
• Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail
• Train Rides
• Live Reptiles
• Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
• Pumpkin Decorating
• Face Painting
• Food Trucks: Off The Leash Hot Dogs, Bowled Up, and Wylie St. Tacos
Spooktacular New Additions:
• Halloween Market - featuring activities and wares from local vendors
• Pumpkin Patch - $5 pumpkins, first-come-first serve, unlimited photo opportunities
• Spooky Science Show - Halloween-themed science experiments
All proceeds for this event support the Arboretum’s wide variety of education and conservation programs.
Members get in FREE!
Nonmembers: $20 for ages 3 and up
Receive a $5 discount when you pre-order online. Online pre-sale ends Thursday, October 18.
Become a member at:
The Arboretum grounds will be closed to parking for ArBOOretum.
Limited free offsite parking with shuttle buses will be available the day of the event at:
1001 West Loop South
(look for the Xerox parking garage)
We also encourage guests to carpool or utilize ride-share options to get to our offsite parking location.
Many thanks to our awesome sponsors and vendors:
A Ambassador Limousine & Transportation
Whole Foods Market
River Oaks Bookstore
Main Street Design