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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Been here before,but first time for the 12 days of Xmas gazebos...we call them music boxes.Despite... read more

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Kewanee, Illinois
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This is a very beautiful outdoor garden with wonderful fountains with tons of pretty flowers and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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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 3 days ago via mobile

Been here before,but first time for the 12 days of Xmas gazebos...we call them music boxes.Despite the chill...lots of people and families came....so festive!Loved it!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very beautiful outdoor garden with wonderful fountains with tons of pretty flowers and lots of buildings in places to have special events weddings seems to be number one

Thank jfwalker10
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in October the see the nationally acclaimed pumpkin village. WOW! There were pumpkin houses and displays made from more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash along with hay bales and cornstalks. While walking through the village you are taken on a magical trip...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent the last Saturday in October here in hopes of seeing a nice pumpkin display. Boy, did the Arboretum step it up a notch, they were everything we had hoped to see, and more than we could imagine! I’ve never seen such a large variety...More

Thank Tnrunrgrl262
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love coming here. They decorate and hold events for every season and Holiday. For the eclipse there were so many people! They had events for kids, special glasses and stations everywhere with activities. In October they do a huge pumpkin patch with decorations for...More

Thank RM J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day seeing the gardens and landscaping. Got some great photographs and will return to see different plants in bloom.

Thank Jeff O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was beautiful even in winter,lots of sculptures and running water that is relaxing. I used the exploring method and just wandered about. There’s a garden and they offer cooking classes, if you’re into tea there’s a tea house there. Special for the holidays were displays...More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I only had about 2 hours to squeeze in this visit but I'm sooooo glad I did! I came at opening and got a personalized golf cart ride through the main areas which was very helpful to help me plot out my walking route as...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been Arboretum members for years and have recently refreshed our familiarity with the grounds via a trip with family and friends. The Fall exhibit and pumpkin extravaganza were excellent. It can get a bit crowded, so a weekday trip is best if you...More

Thank Irina p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grounds are manicured. So lucky we were visiting in December and the decorations were spectacular. Loved the 12 Days of Christmas and the Knutcrakers.

Thank Barbara F
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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.