12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum

Whether you are looking for a destination for a peaceful stroll in nature, a family-friendly adventure, or an outdoor experience for your group, the Dallas Arboretum is the perfect venue.  The beautiful 66-acre botanical garden is always in bloom and ever-changing, so it’s the ideal outing year round.

12 Days of Christmas Exhibit is on display daily November 4 – January 7.  You and your family will enjoy Fa-la-la-la-following the garden path to see the 12 Victorian gazebos encased in glass, each filled with moving costumed characters and the festive sounds of the season.

With 500,000 Christmas lights, 12 Days of Christmas will illuminate the flowers and trees surrounding the gazebos. Evening viewings are Wednesday through Sunday from November 9 – December 30.

No matter what time of day, you will be charmed by the three-dimensional, life-size Victorian gazebos filled with the delightful characters made famous in the old carol. Towering over 25 feet, life-size vignettes feature characters leaping, dancing and spinning in opulent glass-enclosed gazebos.

12 Days of Christmas at Night

The Arboretum is open for special lighted nighttime showings in December. A variety of holiday music is provided throughout the garden.

Tour the elegantly decorated historic DeGolyer house and take in the sites of this year’s one of a kind special exhibit – “The Nutcracker Suite.” The historic home transforms into a Christmas wonderland. Take a tour during the day or on a chilly Wednesday night. Each room will make you feel as though you are dancing through the Nutcracker Ballet. Only on display November 24 – January 7.

12 Days of Christmas Exhibit
$20 per person for adults, $12 for member adults

$15 senior adults, $10 per person for member senior adults
$10 per person for children
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