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    Family Fun Weekend

    Trick-or-treating through the Garden, costume contests, activities in the Children's Garden, concerts and more!

    Saturday, October 25
    & Sunday, October 26
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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    The 12 Days of Christmas November 16-January 4

    Opening in 23 days! Don't miss this $2 million blockbuster exhibit with over 17,000 tickets sold.

    Pre-purchased tickets are required for evening viewings.

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    Tom Thumb Pumpkin Patch

    Over 65,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash come together to form the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village. And don’t forget to purchase a pumpkin to take home!




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    Volunteer at the Arboretum

    We’re currently looking for volunteers for the 12 Days at Night festivities.

    Join us for a rewarding experience in the most
    beautiful setting imaginable.

    Click here to volunteer
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    2015 Cool Thursday Concerts Subscriptions on Sale!

    Buy now and save up to 60% off the Single Ticket price. 2015 features eight new bands and many returning favorites.

    Get your subscriptions early before the 2015 shows sell out!

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    Autumn at the Arboretum, through November 26.

    Don't miss the best autumn experience south of New England. Listed as one of America's Best Pumpkin Festivals, Fodor's Travel, this festival is not to be missed!

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    Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden

    Click below to see the
    Top 50 Reasons to Visit!

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    The absolute best membership buy in the city

    Members receive free admission 362 days a year, deep discounts, and free parking all year. Offset the cost of your membership in only one visit!

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    Seated Tea at the Arboretum

    Enjoy the ultimate experience for friends amid the festive settings at Restaurant DeGolyer

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    Family Fun Weekend

    Saturday October 25th and Sunday, October 26th, 2014




    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Garden Admission

    Garden-wide trick-or-treating, concert both days by local band, Vocal Trash, costume contests, cake walks, Autumn-inspired crafts for kids, roving musician, and more!

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    HD Metal Prints Photography Exhibition

    10.03.14 - 11.1.14


    Come see the garden through the eyes of our visitors. This juried exhibition showcases the garden through the seasons. All pieces are printed by HD Metal prints and available for purchase.

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    Wicked Webs

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Spider webs are one of the most remarkable natural creations. Come help us find different types of webs and learn about the little arachnids that create them.

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    Lab: Monster Molecule Mist

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission
    Join us in making a putrid potion of magical matter that shifts from a solid into a gas. You may know it as dry ice, but we call it a monster molecule mist.

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    Nature's Superheroes

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    "It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Superman!" Learn about animals with super powers: super strong insects, birds with super speed, and many more.

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    Frightening Floating Phantoms

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Use hair-raising static electricity to bring ghostly ghouls and blood-thirsty bats to life!

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    Wading in the Wetlands

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Learn why lilies float, how wetlands plants act as bio-filters, and how duckweed got its name.

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    Walking Tours-Main Garden

    Don’t just visit the Arboretum… EXPLORE it with your very own tour guide! Locate your tour guide in the main entry plaza at the South end of the Arboretum holding a “free walking tour” sign.

    During Autumn at the Arboretum, guests can enjoy complementary guided walking tours offered every day. This is a great way to hear about the development of our various gardens and the generous citizens who have been an integral part of their creation, learn about seasonal plantings, various trees, foliage and other garden features, and hear some of the “little known facts” and behind-the-scenes stories that will bring the Arboretum into full focus. Enjoy the expedition!

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    The Quest for Life in our Solar System

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    What is life? What are scientists looking for in our solar system? What makes Earth so special?

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    That's Just BAT-ty!

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Bats are mysterious creatures. Some are as small as a jelly bean, others have a wingspan as big as an adult man. Some suck blood, others drink the sweet nectar of flowers. How many different types can there be? Join us and find out!

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    Voracious Vegetation

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Did you know some plants need more than sun, water, and soil? Check out the Children’s Garden’s very own carnivorous plants and find out why they eat bugs!

Dallas Arboretum
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