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.

The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden will be closed for preventative maintenance January 1 – February 24.

Dave Forehand, Dallas Arboretum’s vice president of gardens, said, “After the holidays, we all need some motivation to get moving, and there is not a more beautiful place to walk than along the one-mile fitness trail at the Dallas Arboretum. This discount will also encourage more people to see the winter plantings and get a sneak peek of bulbs as we plant and prepare for our acclaimed Dallas Blooms festival.

Dallas Blooms

Dallas Blooms, the Southwest’s largest spring floral festival, returns with the theme “Flower Power”, beginning February 25 through April 9, 2017. Get your groove on in the garden with Peace, Love, and Blooms, featuring more than 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, florally decorated topiary VW bugs, thousands of azaleas, and hundreds of cherry blossom trees.

Those coming out during January can also enjoy an elegant, three-course Friendship Tea, served every day for those 13 and older. Prices range between $39 and $49 and include parking and admission to the garden. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 214.515.6511 or purchased online at

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. From January 2 – February 24, general garden admission is $5. The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden will be closed Jan 1 – February 24 for preventative maintenance. On-site parking is $15 or $8, if purchased in advance online.