Visit the Arboretum for Time Warner Cable Day August 15

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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!

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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 […]

Our Favorite Ways to Say Happy Mother’s Day

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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

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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 […]

Come spend Easter in the garden!

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The Bunny is back, and he’s bringing fun, family-bonding opportunities with him. The Dallas Arboretum will be hosting activities throughout the garden in celebration of Easter, and Dallas Blooms will still be on full display. So grab your picnic basket and your best bonnet and join us—Easter weekend at the Arboretum is always an event to be remembered, […]

Say Hello to Dallas Blooms 2015!

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Spring is getting closer, folks, and that means thousands of blooms will soon awaken after a frosty slumber. The Dallas Arboretum celebrates this season every year with more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs on brilliant display at Dallas Blooms: Deep in the Hearts of Texans, February 28 through April 12. The Arboretum also has lots of […]