Visit the Dallas Arboretum for Labor Day Weekend Festivities


The best part about summer coming to an end is Labor Day, a three-day weekend to help cushion the blow of having to go back to school and to tide everyone over until Thanksgiving hits. In celebration of this extended weekend, the Dallas Arboretum has plenty of events and discounts for the entire family to keep them […]

Visit the Arboretum for Time Warner Cable Day August 15


Put the fun back in learning at Time Warner Cable Day, from 9AM to 2PM Saturday, August 15, at the Dallas Arboretum. This hands-on event includes activities designed to stretch young imaginations, including: Creating illusions of motion by making thaumatropes Conducting experiments to understand light absorption, reflection and transmission Identifying flowers and leaves through leaf-rubbing […]

Join us for the first-ever Garden Gigs!


Local tunes combine with local eats at the first-ever Garden Gigs at the Dallas Arboretum, this Friday, July 24. This full-grounds musical event features local artists performing intimate sets throughout the gardens. Buy tickets now for an amazing night of fun! Starting at 7:30PM, guests can enjoy the Arboretum’s beautiful grounds while listening to the dulcet sounds […]

Fourth of July Weekend in the Garden


  There are thousands of bold, beautiful colors at the Dallas Arboretum 4th of July Weekend, but there’s one special weekend when it’s all about the red, white and blue. Come celebrate your Independence Day weekend at the Arboretum, where there will be star-spangled fun for patriots of all ages. The celebration kicks off Thursday night […]

Behind the Scenes: Summer Flower Houses


Summer at the Arboretum is in full bloom, and with it comes the return of the flower houses. We spoke recently with some of the Arboretum staff members who created this year’s flower village, which is brimming with Texas pride. Q: What was the inspiration behind the Texas theme for the flower houses this year? […]

Summer activities you won’t want to miss at The Dallas Arboretum


With the kids just easing into summer break, there’s no better time to make the most of all the season has to offer! There are plenty of can’t-miss activities in June and July at the Dallas Arboretum to get you started. Here’s a roundup: WFAA Family First Day in the Children’s Adventure Garden 10AM–2PM Saturday, June […]

Summer Camps for your Little Explorers


Plan the perfect summer activity for your child and sign up for one of our summer camps today! Campers will explore the mysteries and forces of nature and discover that nature really rocks at the Dallas Arboretum! Camps are offered to those in Pre-K through 8th grade. See below for options and make this summer an unforgettable […]

Spend your Memorial Day Weekend in the garden!


Who needs to go out of town this Memorial Day weekend when there’s so much to do right here in Dallas? The Dallas Arboretum has plenty of fun activities for children of all ages, not to mention it’s the most beautiful, blooming place in town. So grab your softest picnic blanket, some sunscreen and your […]

Our Favorite Ways to Say Happy Mother’s Day


How do you properly thank mom, your biggest fan who is always present at every milestone event? With a trip to the Dallas Arboretum, of course! Honor Mom and make Mother’s Day memories surrounded by the beauty of the gardens, plus find elegant gifts, delicious food and, of course, gorgeous blooms. Here are some of […]

Lunchtime Learning With Horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum


Spending a day at the Dallas Arboretum is a day well spent—surrounded by beautiful blooms while enjoying a picnic on one of our green lawns. But there’s more to the Dallas Arboretum than meets the eye, including amazing adult education classes on everything from flower arranging to photography. We asked Kaylee Decker, who teaches some […]