Start the New Year with $5 Admission to the Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum Dining Terrace

Kick-off the new year and beat the winter blues by spending a lovely day outdoors at the Dallas Arboretum. During the entire month of January, general admission will be $5.oo! You can purchase your tickets online in advance.

After the holidays, we all need some motivation to get moving, and there is not a more peaceful or beautiful place to come out and walk at the Dallas Arboretum. We encourage people to see the winter plantings and our horticulture staff prepare for the upcoming Dallas Blooms festival.” –   Dave Forehand, Dallas Arboretum’s vice president of gardens

*The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is closed for preventative maintenance until February 28. 


Friendship Tea at the Arboretum

You and your family will also enjoy an elegant, 3-course Friendship Tea served January 4 to March 1 for guests 13 and older. Teas are available Monday through Friday with seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Prices are $49 per person or $59 with champagne and include parking and admission to the garden. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 214.515.6511 or purchased online at www.dallasarboretum.org

Winter Activities for A Tasteful Place: Free activities are included with paid garden admission

Seasonal Tastings, Every Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Try three free different samples featuring a hero vegetable, fruit or herb form the garden.

 El Centro College Cooks, Every Monday, 11 a.m.-Noon Participate in this popular cooking demonstration, taught by Chef Lisa Roark from El Centro College’s nationally recognized Hospitality and Culinary Institute. Two new recipes are demonstrated each month.

Seasonal Tastings and Demonstration Cooking with Chef Isabel Snetsinger, Every Wednesday, through February 19, 1-2 p.m. Chef Isabel Snetsinger demonstrates how to prepare her weekly samples given out at A Tasteful Place.

National Day Celebration Series

Join us throughout the winter with this series that highlights national days where guests can watch a cooking demonstration with samples. Enjoy unique and tasty products also available for purchase.

January 30 Croissant Day: Des Patisseries *11 a.m.-noon
January 31 Hot Chocolate Day: Hive Coffee *sale only, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
February 5 Nutella Day: My French Recipe *11 a.m.-noon

Super Bowl Spread Class, Presented by Chef Jayson Jones
January 24, 6-8 p.m., $90
Join Chef Jayson Jones to learn to create the ultimate Super Bowl spread with five different recipes featuring smoky chili and loaded queso dip. This interactive class is the best way to prep a game day menu while sipping on beer and wine. Learn all the tips to create a “touchdown” spread. 

Butter Croissant & Chocolate Croissant Class, Presented by My French Recipe 
February 8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $80
Be transported to France and learn all the secrets to succeed with croissant dough from My French Recipe. Make puff pastry from scratch, learn to shape delicious butter croissants, chocolate croissants, and strawberry rolls. Leave the class with a recipe booklet and perfect pastries to enjoy, or share with loved ones.

About the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden:
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218.  The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. From January 2 to 31, general garden admission is $5. (The Dallas Arboretum is closed January 1). The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden will be closed January 1 to February 28 for preventative maintenance. On-site parking is $15, or $10 if purchased in advance online beginning January 2. The Dallas Morning News is the principal partner of the Dallas Arboretum. 


Labor Day Luau at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown​

The Perfect Way to Celebrate the End of Summer

Labor Day Luau at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown is the perfect way for you and your family to celebrate the end of summer.

On September 2, you will enjoy over 40 exciting slides and the new innovative new 6-story waterslide–Wahoo Wave, along with new Caribbean themes and improvements throughout the park.

For more information visit www.wetnwildsplashtown.com

Six Flags Over Texas: San Antonio


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Six Flags Fiesta Texas San Antonio. (PRNewsFoto/Six Flags Fiesta Texas)

San Antonio is home to Fiesta Texas, The Thrill Capital of South Texas. This year they introduce The Joker Carnival of Chaos as the perfect complement to their expanding theme park! With a speed of up to 75 miles per hour, this cutting-edge marvel also reaches a stunning 17 stories in the air! This MASSIVE pendulum swings back and forth while rotating counterclockwise, and as it whips back and forth — higher and higher it gives riders a staggering view of the world below them.

What’s New at Fiesta Texas!

Set in the newly announced DC Universe section of the park, it will further compliment the park’s trilogy of Super Heroes, by re- introducing the Joker villain to the mix of branded rides and attractions. 

Fiesta TX Wonder Woman Roller Coaster

Six Flags Fiesta Texas recently introduced a new industry innovation, WONDER WOMAN: Golden Lasso Coaster, the world’s first single rail coaster with a single track design that is only 15 and 1/2 inches wide. 

Their Mardi Gras, Fright Fest and Holiday In the Park events all return in 2019 to amaze and delight, as well as a newly announced year round operating schedule to include weekends and holidays. 

Visit San Antonio and see why Six Flags Fiesta Texas is the prime location for thrills, deep in the heart of Texas!

Contact your concierge for a special link to purchase discounted tickets.