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Botanical Gardens Event

kids having fun

a FREE event for military families

Thanks to a generous donation from Valero’s Reel It In for Kids, the USO of South Texas is hosting a special family friendly evening event for all active duty military and their families to honor our military and bring joy to their families.

What is it?

A private, interactive evening at the Botanical gardens with live animal presentation, demonstrations, participation in a live butterfly release and snacks just for active duty military and their families!


South Texas Botanical Gardens
8545 S. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78413


Saturday, August 19, 2017  5pm-8pm

Who can go?

All active duty military, active duty reservists and all currently serving in the National Guard including their spouses and their families are invited.

Age appropriates

This is a family friendly event open to all ages.  There will be activities that all ages will enjoy.  Children over the age of 4 may be best suited for the butterfly release.


FREE (but you need to register so we know you're coming!)

I’m not an active duty family, can I still go?

This is a special event exclusive to and in support of those currently activated and serving in the military.