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Inaugural Mother’s Day Walk

Nature & Nurture for a Cause

May 12, 2024 9:00 am -
May 12, 2024 1:00 pm

NOTE: Due to weather forecast for storms in the afternoon, the start and end times for the Mother’s Day Walk have been bumped forward by one hour. Event now scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 12 – join us for the inaugural “Mother’s Day Walk: Nature + Nurture for a Cause.” This one-of-a kind walk and wellness day is designed to help moms and their families (all ages welcome) unwind, be inspired, connect, and have fun.   

Enjoy captivating art, thought-provoking installations, complimentary wellness treatments, opportunities to serve, music, and nature play areas.

This is event will make for an unforgettable Mother’s Day gift, and one that keeps on giving, as a portion of all proceeds benefit local nonprofits that help families in crisis.

Ticket Options

  • Mother’s Day Walk Admission
    • Adult (18+): $25 in advance, $35 at the Garden
    • Youth (ages 4-17): $15 in advance, $25 at the Garden
  • Mother’s Day Walk VIP Experience
    • Adult (18+): $75 in advance, $95 at the Garden
    • Youth (ages 4-17): $35 in advance, $55 at the Garden

*Discounts available for Seniors, Military, Students, Garden Members, and groups of 4 or more

Event Co-Hosts:

Mother’s Day Walk Admission includes: 

  • Refreshing Fruit and Water
  • Complimentary wellness treatments by Stretch Zone and Albi Wellness
  • Special appearance and family obstacle course by American Ninja Warrior Sam Sann
  • Interactive Experiences
    • Plant a seed in honor of your loved one(s)
    • Strike a pose at our family photo ops
    • Meditation and empowerment sessions
    • Reflection stations and conversation prompts
    • Let your creativity soar at art and music corners
    • Story time and card making for children

VIP Experience upgrades include: 

  • Access to climate-controlled tent for relaxation
  • Sip and savor elevated refreshments by Bollo
  • Complimentary beauty treatments by BloBar Memorial and Post Oak
  • Professional photo shoot in a curated photo op
  • Exclusive swag bag filled with goodies for the first 50 VIP guests
  • Reserved parking spots for the first 50 VIP guests (first-come, first-served)
  • Golf cart shuttle around the site, as needed

Give Back Together:  

Attendees at all ticket levels can spread love through the in-kind supply drive benefiting the Salvation Army Jones Family Residence Center and Kids Meals, Inc. Please bring with you items from one, or more, of the following categories to drop off at check-in.


Salvation Army Jones Family Residence Center 

  • Baby Supplies – Formula, food, bottles, pacifiers, diapers, wipes. 
  • Hygiene Products – Purchased and unused items such as hand sanitizer, soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, razors, deodorant, hairbrushes and combs, and feminine hygiene products.
  • Sanitizing Items – Antibacterial spray or wipes, bleach, dish or laundry detergent
  • Paper Products – Paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper 

Kids Meals, Inc.

  • 100% juice boxes 
  • Brown paper lunch bags, Ziploc bags
  • Wheat crackers, pretzels, granola bars, peanut butter, tuna packs, jerky, shelf stable chicken salad
  • Fruit cups, apple sauce, dried fruit


By participating, you’re not only creating cherished memories with mom, but also making a meaningful difference in the lives of Houston moms in crisis and families in need.

Space is limited, so secure your tickets for the Mother’s Day Walk now.

If you have specific questions, please email​

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Enriching life through discovery, education, and the conservation of plants and the natural environment.


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One Botanic Lane
Houston, TX 77017
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Houston, TX 77017

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