Celebrate Father’s Day at the Dallas Arboretum

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Celebrate the “Dad” in your life with One Free Admission into the Main Garden

Father’s Day Weekend
June 17 & 18, 11am-4pm, Café on the Green
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Spend Spring Break at the Most Beautiful Place in Dallas

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

For families planning a staycation or visitors coming to Dallas for spring break, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden has something for everyone. Encounter 100 varieties of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, pansies, violas, poppies and thousands of other spring-blooming annuals and perennials. The entire family will enjoy getting to experience what Southern Living boasts as one of the “South’s Best Botanical Gardens.”

Dallas Blooms: Peace, Love and Flower Power
Through April 9
As the largest floral festival in the Southwest, Dallas Blooms explodes with color from more than 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms throughout the gardens. The festival is sponsored by IBERIABANK. Dallas Blooms features unique weekends that highlight a different 1960s theme and incorporate headlines, music, TV, fads and fashion.

Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Children’s activities include face painting, a petting zoo and Kindermusik, located in the Pecan Grove.

Arboretum After Hours: Every Wednesday (excluding March 22)
Hours are extended until 8 p.m. each Wednesday evening. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a favorite book and have a mid-week escape from a busy schedule. Buy one get one free general admission is available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.

Retro Crafts: March 15-April 5, 12 – 2 p.m.
Retro Crafts bring back memories of peace rallies, flower power and the generation that believed love could cure all the worlds’ ills. Kids and kids-at-heart can enjoy these crafts while hearing tales of another time in the Ann Stuart Courtyard on Wednesdays.

Vintage Garden of Games: March 11-12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The garden transforms into the Candy Land board game where stops like Molasses Swamp, Gum Drop Mountains, and Peppermint Stick Forest are incorporated into the Arboretum maps. It’s a scavenger hunt of treats and games throughout the gardens.

Fashion Forward Weekend: March 18-19, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The 1960s has its own special place in history regarding fashion, such as bell bottoms, parachute pants, tie die and flower crowns. Activities in the garden include flower wreath making, paper doll dressing and henna tattoos in the Val Late Garden. Guests can also view period fashions in the DeGolyer House.

Spring Festival Tea: February 27-April 7, Monday-Friday
Seatings at Restaurant DeGolyer by Gil’s Elegant Catering are available at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. The price ranges from $49 to $59 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 214.515.6511 or online at http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/dining/seated-teas. The seated tea is for those ages 13 years and older.

Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden


Weekday Educational Programs: March 6-10 & 12-16
Program topics each day of the week will represent a different letter of STEAM: Science Mondays, Technology Tuesdays, Engineering Wednesdays, Art Thursdays, and Mathematics Fridays.

Go Green in the Children’s Adventure Garden: March 17-19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day means GOING GREEN! Join others for a chlorophyll of fun with programs focused on what makes the garden green, ways people can keep the environment green, a green-inspired lab and much more.

Arboretum Discounted Tickets: Save $1 on each regular price ticket when you purchase them in-store at local Tom Thumb locations.

BOGO Wednesdays: Through April 5 (excludes March 15):
Buy one get one free general admission, is available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.

Group Discounts: 15 or more are available with advance registration by calling 214.515.6520.

C.C. Young Senior Thursdays: $11 general garden admission plus 20 percent discount at the Hoffman Family Gift Store. Valid for visitors age 65+ during festivals. Discounted Senior Thursday tickets may be purchased at the ticket booth only.

Discounted Parking: Pre-purchased online parking is $8. Regular parking is $15.

For more information about the Dallas Arboretum, call 214.515.6500 or visit www.dallasarboretum.org.
About the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden:

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218. The Dallas Arboretum is also the home of the internationally acclaimed Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12 and free for Arboretum members and children two and under. There is an additional cost of $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15 or $8, if purchased in advance online.

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

Dallas ArboretumDallas Arboretum Couple on PathFloral Path $5 Admission to the Dallas Arboretum thru February 24

To kick off the new year and encourage people to enjoy the gardens and be outdoors, the Dallas Arboretum is offering $5 general admission beginning January 2 through February 24 for non-members.  This offer is only available when purchased at the gate.

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Summer at the Arboretum Features 30 PokemonGo Pokestops

Summer at the Dallas Arboretum

Escape Your Summer Reality at the Dallas Arboretum with Group Discount along with other Fabulous Deals

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Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursday Concert Opens on May 19

Bruce in the USA: The World's #1 Tribute  Band to Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band

Bruce in the USA: The World’s #1 Tribute Band to Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band

Cool Thursdays Concerts Welcome Back Bruce in the USA,
The World’s #1 Tribute band to Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band

The Cool Thursdays concert series at the Dallas Arboretum is back in action. As Dallas’ only concert series overlooking the picturesque White Rock Lake on the award-winning Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn, tickets are selling fast. [Read more…]

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Dallas Arboretum presents Artscape

Juried Art Show in the Garden, April 23 – 24

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The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will host Artscape, presented by Mend, a juried fine art festival on April 23 and 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 65 artists from 16 states have been selected by a panel of judges to showcase their nature-inspired work that includes paintings, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media pieces, photography and more.

Artists from the Creative Arts Center of Dallas will also demonstrate a variety of art mediums, and acoustic music will fill the garden with sounds of spring.

Mend is proud to sponsor Artscape for the Dallas Arboretum in 2016 – a place that provides education and enjoyment to families in a healthy and beautiful environment,” said Dr. Jonathan Clarke, CEO – Mend

Cindy Gary, Artscape Committee Chair, added, “The explosion of spring color at the Dallas Arboretum is nature’s own canvas. In the splendor of the gardens, Artscape offers guests the opportunity to view and collect one-of-a-kind works of art.”

Dallas Arboretum Members Only Preview

A members-only preview will take place on April 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Members will have a chance to preview and shop at a sneak peek, which includes music and beverages for purchase before Artscape opens to the public on Saturday, April 23. To attend, members can register on the Arboretum’s website for complimentary admission to the preview.

Artists of note who have juried this year’s show include:

  • Floral Painter, Nancy Medina of Flower Mound, TX, named one of the best floral and botanical artists by American Art Collector Magazine
  • Painter, Nikki Gulley and Photographer, Scott Williams, local to Dallas, TX, are a husband and wife duo who travel the world together capturing the beauty of their surroundings through their respective mediums
  • Award-winning glass artist, Lyn Foley of Round Top, TX, creates handmade glass bead jewelry using lamp working techniques
  • Fred Prescott of Santa Fe, NM, known for constructing colorful, kinetic sculptures that have been commissioned by Warner Brother Studios and Walt Disney Company.

Gulley, Williams and Prescott are all returning as judges.

Entrance to the show on Saturday and Sunday is free with paid garden admission.

For more information about Artscape, call 214.515.6500 or visit:
http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/artscape

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 Dallas Arboretum is also the home of the internationally acclaimed Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden.

The Arboretum is open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors 65 and older, $10 for children 3-12 and free for Arboretum members and children two and under. There is an additional cost of $3 per person for entrance into the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. On-site parking is $15; pre-purchased online parking is $8.

For more information, call 214.515.6500 or visit www.dallasarboretum.org.
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