Free Admission and Free Parking
Enjoy year-round free admission to the Arboretum, free parking, shuttle service, and discounted valet service when available.
Enter the garden through our express entry during major events.
Early Morning Walks
Because you are family, we will let you see us when we prepare for the day, as we will be open for members to walk the gardens beginning at 7:00 am from March 1st through October 31st. Enjoy a quiet stroll during Dallas Blooms or in the coolest hours of the summer! No pictures may be taken during this time as we are not ready for public display. You must have a valid membership card, and no more guests than allowed with your membership.
Shopping Discounts and Opportunities
receive a 10% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store and Arboretum Online Store plus discounts at area businesses.
List of Merchant Discounts
Concerts and Education Discounts
Enjoy reduced ticket prices for concerts, classes, workshops and lectures
Invitations to Exclusive Members-Only Events
Attend New Member Appreciation Breakfast, Easter Egg Hunt, Santa Party, Goblins in the Garden, and Garden of Music
Receive a quarterly newsletter and monthly emails highlighting gardening information and upcoming events.
Reciprocal Garden Admission
Visit over 200 Botanical Gardens and Arboreta worldwide. You can visit www.ahs.org for a list of participating gardens.
For local guidelines, please click here.
Matching Gift Opportunities
Make your gift go event further! Contact your company’s matching gift program for more details.
Tax Deductible Donation
The Dallas Arboretum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your membership is a tax-deductible contribution to the extent allowed by law.
Levels of Membership
Year-round admission for two individuals per visit
Year-round admission for up to six people per visit
In addition to the Family benefits as listed:
As of June 1st, 2013, the Associates-Kids Club is no longer available. Click here for more information.
- Designed for supporters of the Arboretum in their 20s, 30s & 40s.
- Year-round admission for up to six individuals per visit
- Benefits Include invitations to special Junior Friends only events, such as special dinners, wine tastings, etc.
- Four guest passes for free admission to the garden
In addition to the Associate benefits as listed:
- Six guest passes for free admission to the Garden
- Four guest passes to Garden of Music
- Early registration for Member only events
In addition to the Sustaining benefits as listed:
- Four tickets for Concerts at the Arboretum
- Eight guest passes for free admission to the garden
- Six guest passes to Garden of Music
- $30 gift certificate to the Hoffman Family Gift Store
- Two complimentary admissions to one adult educational lecture
- Early registration for member-only events
Please call 214-515-6547 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details about additional levels and special benefits.
Friends of the Arboretum $2,500+
This prestigious group of high-level supporters receive a number of exclusive benefits including seated dinners, cocktail receptions and year round private golf-cart tours. Visit the Friends of the Arboretum page to learn more.
Your membership is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Individual, Family and Sustaining memberships are 100% tax deductible. The fair market value for Patron benefits is $123. The tax deduction is calculated as the difference between the member’s dues and the fair market value of the tangible membership benefits received. For additional information about the fair market value for benefits at various Friends levels, click here.