• DollarDays

    August Dollar Days
    August 1 - 31

    Stay cool with $1 general garden admission and $2 Children’s Adventure Garden admission all month long.

    Presented by Time Warner Cable

    See all Dollar Days activities
  • LayFamily

    Summer is Cooler at the
    Dallas Arboretum

    Beat the heat with over 8,000 square feet of misters in the Children’s Adventure Garden, splash around in Toad Corners and relax under the grotto in the Lay Family Garden.

    Watch the YouTube video
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    Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

    Themed days and activities continue in August, with $2 admission and rotating labs.

    Find out why imagination takes root in the Children’s Adventure Garden.

    See all the themed days
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    Tour des Fleurs
    Saturday, Sept. 19
    10k & 20k Races

    Registration for the 10th annual Tour des Fleurs race is now open.

    Presented by W. B. Carrell Memorial Clinic

    Register for the Race
  • CoolThursdayChinaGrove

    Cool Thursdays Concert Series

    Held every Thursday night in the Fall on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn.

    Single tickets and Fall series subscriptions are currently on sale.

    Parking is free during concerts.

    Buy Concert Tickets
  • SummerCamps1

    Summer Camps
    Now through August 10

    Don’t miss out on these classes – register today!

    Plan the perfect summer activity for your child.

    Campers will discover and explore the mysteries and forces of nature.

    Register for Summer Camps
  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Little Critters (3 year olds)

    Explore a new animal each day, their homes, what they eat and investigate their life cycle.


    June 2nd - 4th,


    June 29th - July 1st,


    9:00am - 12:00pm




    Members $110 / Nonmembers $120

    Click here to find out more
  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    August Dollar Days

    The Dallas Arboretum offers $1 general garden admission and $2 Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden admission to all guests for the month of August as the dog days of summer bring August Dollar Days, presented by Time Warner Cable.

    As a part of August Dollar Days, there will also be $1 and $2 food and drink items including hot dogs, juice boxes, root beer floats and more.

    August Dollar Day tickets must be purchased at the gate in order to receive this special offer. Parking is available for a discounted $8 online only.

  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Tall Tales Tuesday

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Y’all stop by to hear some Tall Tales in the Children’s Adventure Garden every Tuesday. From Native American legends in the Petroglyphs to the tales told by trees, you won’t believe the stories nature can tell!

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Red, White, and Blue (age 3)

    Investigate the science behind color and create a few colorful creations all of your own!

    August 4 thru 6, 2015, 2015

    9am - noon





    • Members $110


    • Nonmember $120


    Click here to find out more
  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Storytime

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Join us for a book reading on the sunny Moody Oasis every Saturday. Learn about nature, animals, plants, and other exciting things you’ll be able to see in our garden.

  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Lab: Back-To-School Mash-Up

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission
    We're bringing back four of our most popular labs for August: Amazing Race: Dirt Edition; How Sweet It Is; Nails for Breakfast; and Strawberry DNA. You never know what lab you'll do that day until you visit the Exploration Center Plant Lab!

  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Garden Tea

    4/13/15 to 9/18/15:

    Daily, 11am and 2pm.
    The traditional three-course menu features seasonal select teas paired with each course. (Normal Tea Service not available on Mother's Day, May 10.)

    For more information, including the Garden Tea menu, click HERE

    Reservations are required. For assistance with Sunday and Monday seatings, or for groups of 8 or more, please call 214-515-6511 during normal business hours for personal service, or e-mail Teas@DallasArboretum.org.

    Reservations require 24 hour advance notice.

    Click here to find out more
  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Drawing a Drama

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission



    Native Americans told stories in many ways, including drawing pictures and symbols. Listen to Native American legends and see the stories they drew on rocks and animals hides. Create and tell your own story using symbols and pictures.

  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Trees Tell Tales

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission



    Join us in Habitats to learn about what trees can tells us about history and their environment.

  • Events

    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    OmniGlobe Presentation

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Walk into our incredible OmniGlobe Theater for an interactive experience!

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden


Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Administrative Office Open Monday Through Friday, 8:30am - 5pm

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