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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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    Allen Rokach - Digital Perspectives on Fall Color Workshop

    October 25-26, 2014, 7am-6:30pm

    $385 ($350 for Members)

    Allen Rokach, Allen Rokach Photography




    Allen will share his expertise and long experience creating exciting imagesof flowers and gardens at the height of fall color at the Arboretum. Through a combination of field photography, review sessions, and demonstrations of after-capture techniques, this intensive two-day workshop will guide you through the fascinating world of digital photography. The focus will be on expanding your photographic horizons by developing an artistic vision and becoming comfortable using your digital camera to achieve that vision. In review sessions, Allen will offer suggestions to help you make photos that truly express the dynamic and subtle beauty of the fall garden. The Friday night lecture is included in the fee for this course.

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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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    Storytime in Oasis

    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.

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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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    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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    Creepy Crawlies

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Join us for a creepy-crawly walk where we will learn how insects are different from other creepy-crawlies and get an up close and personal look at some of the Children's Garden's creepiest-crawlies.

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    Walking Tours-Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden

    Look for the volunteer with the Walking Tour sign and a smiling face. Tours are a great way to see the garden and decide where your adventure will take you!

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    Cranium Clues

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission

    What kind of animal is this? What did it eat? How old was it? Answer these questions using clues from the cranium. Read skulls to learn the history and habits of the animals that left them behind.

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    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle -Halloween Style

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Come reuse recycled goods to make Halloween decorations.

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    Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Typhoons OH MY!

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden AdmissionThese incredibly powerful and destructive forces of nature affect the lives of people living all over the world. Enter into our OmniGlobe Theater to see past natural disasters and learn about all three.

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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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    Who's Awake At Night?

    FREE EVENT- complimentary with paid Children's Garden Admission


    Do you know what happens in the garden after everyone goes home? Nighttime is full of animals. Come learn about the nocturnal world of the Rory Meyer’s Children’s Garden.

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Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden


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