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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Are you KIDDING me?! I paid $40 for Groupons for four people to go see THIS?! The Arboretum is... read more

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I am more of an indoor person but had a beautiful day visiting the gardens and it was a very... read more

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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Are you KIDDING me?! I paid $40 for Groupons for four people to go see THIS?! The Arboretum is normally a spectacular showcase of plants in striking designs. The 12 Days of Christmas was 12 exhibits of carousels displaying costumed mannikins on a turntable! REALLY?!...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I am more of an indoor person but had a beautiful day visiting the gardens and it was a very relaxing day.

Thank alfredoxo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I love going to the Arboretum. The fall and Christmas set up / decorations are wonderful and we always enjoy walking through to see it all. We enjoy the Arboretum so much, my wife had her bridal photos taken here a few...More

1  Thank boatwaco
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took niece to see Santa there. Such a beautiful place. Enjoyed the gift shop . Food was great for the Santa Claus picture event,

Thank geneva d
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our company held its holiday party at the Arboretum, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the facilities. In addition to our party, we had the opportunity to walk through the 12 Days of Christmas, a truly beautiful experience. We have visited the Arboretum in each of the...More

1  Thank Rick W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this place. It is just so beautifully maintained, so pretty, and such lush foliage any time if year. TAKE the kids. OR just go for a stroll. Either way it is a gem in the Dallas landscape!

Thank Bill O
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in Dallas for Thanksgiving this year and made a point to visit the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. This place is enormous and featured two holiday exhibits during our time there, including the Pumpkin Village as well as the 12 Days of Xmas....More

Thank Jaguarbeth
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent the day wandering around the gardens and found some great stuff in the gift shop. However, the highlight of the day was the fall display. At times it looked like a stroller parking lot, but I have never seen so many pumpkins in...More

1  Thank Lucy E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Regardless of the season, the Dallas Arboretum is a pleasure to see. The trails through the park are easy and the changing colors spectacular. During special seasons (Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas) there are additional surprises. Perfect for the very young or anyone of any age. Take...More

Thank Fran U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So festive at Christmas. Love all the gazebos depicting the Twelve Days of Christmas. The arboretum is always a great place to visit while in Dallas. It was first cold day, so it was actually perfect! Will definitely visit at night next year.

Thank Luvaggies
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carol v
1 December 2017|
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Response from Brad H | Reviewed this property |
I was concerned about the answers you were provided with so I called the Arboretum and spoke with them . They state " You can bring in wine or an adult beverage, and there a few cafes that serve wine there." Feel free to... More
19 November 2017|
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Response from AnnIrwin | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They are closed on Thanksgiving but open on the 24th. Also, Check out Groupon Dallas Arboretum for discount coupons, even night time 2 for 1's go to the website, I removed the... More
Joyce W
4 November 2017|
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Response from mcgotes | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, closed on Thanksgiving Day, however open a few days prior and of course afterwards.