Member-Event

Member Exclusive Events

Members absolutely receive the best value at the Dallas Arboretum.

In addition to free general garden admission and a variety of discounts, members are also invited to a number of exclusive events each year including Easter Egg Hunts, Goblins in the Garden, a trick-or-treating event, Garden of Music, a stroll through the gardens filled with the melodies of jazz, harp and guitar, and Sweets and Treats, a wintertime event that includes a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, holiday stories, crafts and treats . Find out more about membership levels and benefits.


Upcoming Member Events

Goblins in the Garden

Presented by Time Warner Cable


Scare Up Some Fun at this Year's Goblins in the Garden!

Monday, October 27 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM Sold Out

Tuesday, October 28 | 5:30 - 8:30 PM Sold Out

Don your favorite costume, get set to trick-or-treat as you collect delicious candy, and explore the Dallas Arboretum's magical Pumpkin Village! For all little ghouls and boys, ages 2-9! Don't miss this popular annual celebration of all things pumpkin, when you can see the gardens in the dark all decked out in their autumn best, with over 65,000 pumpkins, gourds and squashes, watch your youngsters find their way through a hay bale maze, and take your family photo in our life-sized Cinderella carriage.

Presented by Time Warner Cable, this Member only event sells out quickly. Click button below or simply call 214-515-6615 to make your reservation.

·$15 per person

·Reservation includes a boxed dinner in Rosine Hall.

·Bring your Halloween basket to gather your candy

·All adults invited to wear their costumes too!

For more information on Autumn at the Arboretum or any of the events, call 214-515-6500


Holiday Garden of Music, Featuring The 12 Days of Christmas

November 11, 12 or 13 | 6-9 p.m.

Each year the Dallas Arboretum welcomes members to the exclusive members only event Garden of Music. In years past, the evening has featured musicians located throughout the garden as guests are invited to stroll the grounds, picnic, and enjoy the Arboretum at sunset. This year, Garden of Music will have an added benefit as we welcome members to choose from three complimentary evenings to view our elaborate new holiday display, The 12 Days of Christmas. Members may choose from November 11,12 or 13 to visit the Arboretum in the evening, listen to the sounds of the season and enjoy The 12 Days of Christmas before it opens to the public on November 16. Reservations are required and space is limited. To make reservations, please log in to your member account.

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Annual Membership Meeting

Monday, November 17 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

The Annual Membership Meeting of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc. will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, November 17, in Rosine Hall and will address Arboretum updates and election of Board of Directors for terms beginning January 1, 2015. You must confirm your attendance by calling Linda Herrington at 214-515-6640.


Active members of the Arboretum are entitled to nominate a director candidate for consideration by the Nominating and Board Development Committee. Please click here to obtain a nomination form and the Arboretum’s expectations of a director if you desire to nominate a candidate.


Sweets and Treats with Santa

Saturday, December 6 | 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.

Saturday December 13 | 10:30 a.m.

$18 per person – Adults and children

Registration begins Monday, November 3.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Dallas Arboretum. Join us for a festive holiday party that include activities for children ages 10 and younger. Festivities include visits with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, and holiday arts and crafts.


Don’t forget to bring your camera to remember this special holiday event. Reservations are required.

Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden


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