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Apr 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm$100 – $115
Starlight Social is Zilker Botanical Garden’s premiere fundraising event. In celebration of the Taniguchi Japanese Garden’s 50th anniversary, this year’s Starlight Social event will pay homage to Japanese culture and the three generations of Taniguchi’s who have helped shape Austin’s vibrant garden community. The event will be Zilker Botanical Garden’s biggest, most magical yet, offering guests a rare opportunity to tour the garden at night while enjoying live music by The Jitterbug Vipers, and food and drinks from some of Austin’s most popular vendors. Guests can enjoy bites from Bento Picnic, the sushi bar from Bamboo Bistro, and/or the onigiri (rice ball) station from Asahi Imports. There will also be a sake tasting by Genji Sake, craft beer and wine, an authentic tea ceremony in the Taniguchi Japanese Garden, and interactive activities like Japanese calligraphy writing demos. Tickets are $100 until April 5, then prices go up to $115.