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Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-10-14 19:54

The Roots & Wings Festival is about much more than trees and butterflies... We’re celebrating plants, pollinators, and all creatures! On October 27th, head to Zilker Botanical Garden (or visit a satellite event at parks across the city) to join in the celebration.

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-10-09 19:14

Make sure you are registered to vote! Today is your last chance for voter registration before the November election. Visit to check your registration & find your polling place! All Austin locations of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema except for Ritz will have registrars in their lob...

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-19 23:00

Our ambassador program is always looking for new people to join, especially if you are bilingual! Ambassadors help our mission by representing us at events around the city. Perks include APF merch, early access to volunteer events such as Party for the Parks and ACL Music Festival, and volun...
Austin Parks Foundation Video 2018-08-14 18:00

Austin Parks Foundation Video 2018-08-14 18:00

Want to join our team for this upcoming semester? Internship applications are due tomorrow by midnight! Help us with ACL, Party for the Parks, and more! Read full job descriptions at

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-09 23:00

The fight is never over! Two budget hearings are scheduled for this month: August 22nd at 1 PM and August 30th at 4 PM. Head out to City Hall and raise your voice! Visit to learn more about what you can do to support the parks.

The Next Generation of Park Lovers – Austin Parks Foundation

Getting future generations involved in supporting our parks at a young age is important to their physical and mental health, and the parks! Sign your youngest park lovers up for Little Hummingbird Society and receive perks like activity booklets, APF merchandise, and access to volunteer even...

Project Playback: First Completed Grant Project of 2017!

These soaring temps are a stark reminder of the importance of shade coverage and water fountains in our parks! Our grants program has funded many projects, like this one from 2017, to make the parks more accessible all year long. Check out more of our projects at

The Invisible Benefits of Parks – Austin Parks Foundation

There are so many benefits to having accessible parks, which is why we are constantly striving to improve the parks and greenspaces in Austin! Read our blog on the positive effects that parks can have on mental health.