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Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park
Location: 411 Ball Street
Grapevine, TX 
Amenities: Community Park and Photo Shoots
ADA: Yes

The Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park was established in 2000. Phase I of the project included a loop walk, benches annual color planting areas, and the Great Lawn. Phase II was built in a natural bowl area behind the Bessie Mitchell Meeting Facility featuring a loop walkway that connects to the Phase I walkway, a garden court, performance stage, amphitheater seating, a gazebo, perennial beds, over 250 different species of plants, and an 8,500 gallon water garden complete with two bridges, waterfall, aquatic plants, koi, and goldfish and a 1,000-gallon pond. Phase III includes a central water feature in the great lawn, perimeter fencing, development of the east side of the property and an outdoor educational pavilion.

Request for Docent led tour and/or activity

9.9 acres

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Young@Heart Gardening Series "Sunsational"
Make your own hand painted visor to wear while you garden. Protect yourself from the sun's rays in a fashionable way. We will stroll through the Garden, feed the Japanese Koi, and discover hidden Garden treasures.
Children's Class: "The Jalopeno Seed"
Follow the story of Farmer Paco and learn how he grows jalopeno peppers. This sessions includes making a craft and a story time.
Sunset Concert Series
Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy a relaxing fall evening of various music styles surrounded by the beautiful Botanical Gardens. This FREE outdoor concert series will be held the first three Saturday evenings during the month of October. The Peel food truck will be on site selling wood-fire pizzas or you may bring your own food (no glass allowed). Dogs are allowed on a leash. Grapevine Botanical Garden docents will be available to answer gardening questions and children's gardening activities will also be available at the Ed & Edith Pewitt Educational Pavilion each evening during the concert series. This year's bands will include The Cerney Brother on October 1, Soul Track Mind on October 8, and Zack King Band on October 15.
All ages are welcome.
Fossil Fest
Join us for the "Lone Star Programming Award" - Fossil Fest! [Texas Recreation & Parks Society 2015]

Ready to take a trip back in time? Come learn about the prehistoric creatures that once roamed in your backyard, dig for fossils and uncover a new discovery with your imagination and explore the findings and dinosaur tracks from Grapevine Lake at the 2nd annual Fossil Fest. Bring the whole family and enjoy speaking with dinosaur enthusiasts, touching authentic tracks and maybe even meeting a dinosaur!

Children's Class: "Who Calls Grass Their Home?"
Discover how many critters call tall grass home. This session includes making a craft and a story time.