¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage at Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Date/Time

September 15, 2021 to November 07, 2021

Location

Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas View map
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd,
Fort Worth, TX, 76107

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Description

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to ¡Celebramos! from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7, including artistic performances and exhibitions, dining and shopping opportunities, movie showings and Day of the Dead commemorations.

Guests will enjoy a presentation of Mexican culture through art, native plants, and garden design throughout the entire campus. The celebration spanning eight weeks will feature numerous events, art exhibits, and unique new experiences for guests visiting the campus.

Before events begin in October, visit Arte y Artesanía Botánica: Mexico’s Abiding Connection to the Natural World, an art exhibit featuring selections of craft and folk art from the Museum of the Americas in Weatherford. On view through November 5, 2021 and located inside BRIT building, Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall, 10am–4pm weekdays.

October 1–3 
To kick off Celebramos, members and VIP guests are invited to attend an artist night featuring Juan Velazquez. Mariposa Market, a local artisan market, will be held Saturday, October 2 where ballet folklórico dancing and food trucks will await guests.

October 8–10 
Starting the weekend off with a Hispanic-themed After Hours in the Garden, guests can enjoy several unique events this weekend. From shopping in the Fall Plant Sale to dressing up as Frida for a Fridamania Caza Azul Party, ending with a performance from the Fort Worth Opera of “Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World.”

October 15–17 
Families are welcome to attend the family movie night featuring Coco, as well as an Education Day with several activities throughout the day, including a story time, a documentary screening, and an artist talk with Juan Velazquez.

October 22–24 
FWBG|BRIT sponsors are invited to a VIP Garden Party: Celebración del Jardín held in their honor on October 21. Guests interested in a unique shopping experience are invited to the Hispanic Artisans’ Fair, with over 35 vendors throughout the garden.

October 29–31 
Celebrate Halloween weekend with a Hispanic flair. Dress up in your best skull costume for a Day of the Dead Street Party.

November 5–7 
End the Hispanic heritage celebration with a bang with Tacos in the Garden, street taco festival of 8 to 15 taco margarita vendors.

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