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    The 12 Days
    of Christmas

    We have 12 great reasons to visit The 12 Days of Christmas.

    Come spend a day at Dallas’ Newest Holiday Tradition.

    See The 12 Reasons to Visit
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    The 12 Days of Christmas
    Through January 4

    Don't miss Dallas' Newest Holiday Tradition!

    Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Start your holiday activities with a tour of our gardens.

    Click here to learn more
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    The 12 Days of
    Christmas at Night
    Through January 4

    Beautiful during the day but even more dazzling at night!

    Pre-purchased tickets required for evening viewings.

    Sunday-Thursday: 6-10 pm Weekend Nights:
    Dec. 26-27 & Jan. 2-4

    Click here to purchase tickets
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    Byers' Choice
    Ltd. Carolers

    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Through January 4

    Stop by for daytime self-guided tours of the DeGolyer House showcasing the Kim and John Semyan carolers collection.

    Click for more information
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    Seated Teas
    at the Arboretum

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

    Friendship Tea begins January 10. Spring Tea begins March 2.

    Click here for reservations
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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 learn more
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    Adult Programs

    Year-round classes in
    gardening & design,
    photography, creative arts
    and more.

    Spring 2015
    registration begins
    January 8!

    Click here to learn more
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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!

    Click here to learn more
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    Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden

    Our hands-on garden
    is designed to educate
    as well as entertain
    children and families.

    Click here to learn more
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    Become a Member

    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!

    Click here to learn more
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    12 Days of Christmas 2014

    November 16, 2014 through January 4, 2015



    Dallas' Newest Holiday Tradition!

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    12 Days of Christmas in Texas

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Join us in composing the Texas version of the 12 Days of Christmas song, while learning about this great state we call home.

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    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.

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    Lab: Fantastic Fungi

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.

    Is there fungus among us? Come discover the fascinating underground world of fungus in our exciting new lab!

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Holiday Tea

    11/28/14 to 1/4/15: For more information, click HERE

    Parties of 8 or larger, contact us for personal service. 214.515.6511 or
    Teas@dallasarboretum.org

    Click here to find out more
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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Winter in the Cave

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Caves are cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Come learn about what the creatures that use this special, sensitive ecosystem as a home.

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    11 Pipers Piping

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Music is a beautiful part of the holiday season. Come learn the science behind what makes the sweet sound of carols.

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    Lab: Let It Snow^3

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Have you ever wondered how winter storms form? How do we get ice or snow to appear?

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    All Bundled Up

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Have you ever wondered what your sweater is made of? Come learn about how we use nature to warm us up!

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    Out of this World! (Tour our Solar System)

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    Walk into our incredible OmniGlobe Theater for an out of this world experience! Visit each planet in our solar system and discover what makes Earth so special.

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    Featured Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum

    O' Christmas Tree

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    One of the holiday’s favorite activities is picking out the Christmas tree. Come learn about the different Christmas tree species grown in Texas.

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden


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