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Each week of our spring festival showcases different regions of the world, on top of the other amazing features of Dallas Blooms, which is one of the largest floral festivals in the southwest, with over a 100 varieties of spring bulbs exploding with color and 500,000 blooms that will dazzle you.
In addition to the activities below, which include weekly, regionally-themed live music & other entertainment, food specials, drink specials and tastings, and other activities in the main garden, you can find complementary activities in A Tasteful Place and the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden.
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International Crossroads Village
Daily, 10am-3pm, Pecan Grove
Worlds intersect and become a festive place where guests can find and a variety of activities and entertainment from around the globe. Activities and entertainment change weekly based on the cultural theme.
The Dallas Arboretum Gift Store will also offer specialized items themed with each week of Spring Blooms. Enjoy the unique shopping opportunity while taking in the tulips.
Saturday & Sundays, 10am-3pm
The International Crossroads will have a variety of activities like live music, dance, cultural activities and vendors selling products that are unique from all over the globe.
Saturday and Sunday, March 17 & 18
Saturday, March 24 & Sunday, March 25
Mommy and Me Mondays & Tiny Tot Tuesdays - Presented by Kimberly-Clark
February 24-April 8, 10am-2pm, Pecan Grove
Join us in Pecan Grove from 10am-2pm, every Monday &Tuesday during Blooms Festival, for facepainting, a petting zoo, and a 12pm interactive performance from KinderMusik.
Flowers of the World: Master Gardener Presentation & Tour
Wednesdays, 11am-12pm, throughout the garden
Join Master Gardeners as they talk about the flowers in the garden and from where they originate. Afterwards take a tour around the garden to see where these beautiful plants can be found and what makes them so special.
Arts & Culture
Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., International Crossroads Village, Pecan Grove
Cultural communities from around the metroplex visit the garden to present their culture. Each week's activities include things like origami, calligraphy, dancing, or arts and crafts from different areas of the world. Along with arts and crafts opportunities, we feature regionally themed snacks.
Beverages of the World: Beer & Wine
Thursdays, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., Pecan Grove
Enjoy the surrounding blooms and cool pecan trees in the Pecan Grove. Each week features a selection of two beers or two wines from the week's region, available to guests, for purchase - either buy a small tasting of each or a full glass of one or the other. The price will range from $6-$9 depending on the beverages offered that week. Mozzarella Co also offers cheese displays for purchase from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Each Friday we will host a number of vendors to create an international feel. Art, things to eat and drink, and goods will be for sale and cultural activities are included.
Live Music Lunches Every Weekend, Featuring Lee Harbargh
February 24 - April 8, Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., DeGolyer House Loggia
Relax and enjoy a snack or meal as Lee Harbarg plays his soothing melodies.
Up, Up and Away: Photos of You Around the World!
Presented by Sky Sight Films
Daily, 11am-4pm, Pecan Grove Weather Permitting
Using a life size hot air balloon basket and green-screen technology to superimpose the background, "Up, Up and Away" gives individuals, families and groups the opportunity to climb into a balloon basket and purchase a souvenir photograph of themselves flying high above some of the most beautiful locations on earth. Photos are $20 for one pose (emailed to you) and $25 for two unique poses.
Flower Houses Activities and Photo Op
Daily, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. through April 8, International Crossroads in Pecan Grove Weather Permitting
Take a walk through three, lavishly covered flower houses, featuring photos world maps inside to immersing guests in a world of flowers.
Unique, Themed Food Available for Purchase at Cafe on the Green
Weekdays, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Weekends 10:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m., Across from Pecan Grove
Each week, we offer of a unique food combination for purchase, designed to reflect the week's region.
International Activities for Europe Week at International Crossroad in the Pecan Grove include tastings, crafts, performances and more.
DJ Richy Smart
Saturday, March 17, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage
KISS FM DJ, Richy Smart brings the jams to the Dallas Arboretum!
Saint Patrick's Day: Saturday, March 17: 12 oz. cup of Green Beer: $6.50
Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden Spring Break Activities
Visit DallasArboretum.org/Cag for updated times and event schedule.
Go Green Weekend - St. Patrick's Day Weekend
March 17 & 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Go green on St. Patrick's Day with a chlorophyll of fun and programs focused on what makes the garden green, ways to keep the environment green, a green-inspired lab and much more. Appropriate for ages 5 years and up.
Saturdays, March 24 and April 7, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., DeGolyer Pergola
World renowned musical group the Bravura Duo performs on the Pergola at the DeGolyer House playing for our guests. Bring a picnic and enjoy the music among the tulips!
Sunday, March 25, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage
KISS FM DJ, Richy Smart brings the jams to the Dallas Arboretum! Skip the St. Patrick's Day crowds and enjoy a mix of popular music with the best views in the city.
Droo's Peace Crush
April 8, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m, Martin Rutchik Concert Stage
Droo's Peace Crush will be here to open and close Blooms 2018! Join the 6-man indie folk/power-pop band for their diverse sphere of influence and a truly unique sound.
Book Signings & Events at the Hoffman Family Gift Store
11am-3pm on the following dates
Alexandre de Vogue Speaking Engagement & Book Signing
Wednesday, March 21, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Rosine Hall
Join Mr. Alexandre de Vogue in Rosine Hall for the exclusive opportunity to hear all about this family's chateau in France, Vaux-le-Vicomte, on March 21. At the conclusion of his talk, Alexandre will host a book signing.
Friday March 30
Eddie Coker Concert - Sponsored by Dallas Child
11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn
Enjoy a child-friendly family concert with Eddie Coker, who is always a crowd pleaser!
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Camp Lawn
Bring the kids to play with giant bubbles!
Friday through Sunday
12:00 - 4:00 p.m., Wishing Well
Ivey Photography will be in the garden Easter weekend to take family portraits with a live bunny. Portraits will be available for purchase from the photographer.
Saturday, March 31
Live music with Zach Coffey
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., DeGolyer Pergola
Enjoy live music while browsing through the gardens.
Saturday, March 31 & Sunday, April 1
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Camp House Lawn
Enjoy live music, garden games and activities for all ages including:
Face Painting and Petting Zoo
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Pecan Grove
Stop by the Pecan Grove for children's activities they'll love.
Early Morning Walks
March 17-November 4, 7am
Take advantage of your membership with an early morning walk. Refresh and enjoy the peace we often miss in the concrete jungles of our city. The Dallas Arboretum offers an escape where peacefulness is more easily obtained in the early hours of a morning.
March 17-October 27, 7am
Sunrise, White Rock Lake, the Dallas skyline and yoga. What could be more peaceful and refreshing? Yoga in the morning centers the mind, balances the body and jolts you awake with lasting energy.
March 21 - April 4, 9am-5pm
Admission is buy one get one free. Valid at ticket booth only.
C. C. Young Senior Thursdays
March 1-April 5
Seniors 65 and older get in for $11 admission on Thursdays and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.