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Daily Schedules

This page will be updated regularly with new activities, so please keep checking back to see what's new!

Friday August 18th 1:30pm-4:30pm -  Beeswax Workshop - $25 (limit 50 attendees)

Join us in the conference room past the gift shop for a workshop in making products with beeswax.

Learn how to make tea light candles with Expert Candlemaker Christine Flores from The Beeswax Company

Make Beeswax Lip balm and an amazing foot lotion with Master Beekeeper Tanya Phillips, owner of Bee Friendly Austin.

Take home the products and recipes

Saturday August 19th 9:00am-4:00pm - Public Event All DayTour Headquarters ~ Zilker Botanical Gardens ~ Text - (512-560-3732) ~ EMAIL US

Guidelines for Visitors on day of tour- please READ

Zilker Botanical Gardens - Speakers in the Conference Room

Vendors in the Green Room

Observation Hive to see a live colony at work

REAL TEXAS HONEY for Sale from local beekeepers

Silent Auction - Bidding ends at 3:30pm

Raffle Prizes - ALL DAY and more...

All other tourable bee yards will be open at various times between 9am-12pm, check map info of each location for EXACT HOURS.

Maps are $5.00 and can be picked up in person at Tour Headquarters in Central Austin at Zilker Park. They will also be available via email or text on August 19th and  20th IF you have previously paid online AND emailed a signed waiver for your group or family. (1 waiver per FAMILY or 1 per adult for non-family members touring together)


We would like to thank and acknowledge all of our 2017 Sponsors: Bee Weaver Apiaries,  Bee Friendly Austin ApiaryBarton Springs Nursery Sonesta Hotel-Bee Cave The Beeswax Co.