Dallas Blooms

Presented by IBERIABANK

'A World of Flowers'
February 24 - April 8, 2018

Scroll down for full event details or check our calendar to get a view of the week's events.

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.

Click play to see the beauty of Dallas Blooms, thanks to The Radford L. and Patricia Crocker Foundation.

Recurring Events

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.

Click to see full event details in A Tasteful Place.

Click to see full event details in the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden.

Click to see a calendar of all the events in the garden today.

Weekly Theme Schedule

  • March 17-23: A Taste of the World
  • March 24-30: Asia
  • March 31-April 8: The Americas

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.

International Festival

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, March 24 & Sunday, March 25

  • Pajama Sweets-Pistachio Brittle available for purchase, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Baldo’s Ice-cream-Enjoy Mediterranean inspired ice-cream, available for purchase. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday only
  • Chinese calligrapher, Enjoy an interactive demonstration on how to create Chinese calligraphy, 12-3 p.m.
  • Chinese Harpist Anita, 1-3 p.m.
  • Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth - origami 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday only

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.

March 28

  • Oil & Cotton-Oil and Cotton will guide visitors through making a piece of art on a postcard, responding to the flower origin based in Asia working in the style of a famous artist or in a folk style. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Baldo’s Ice-cream-Enjoy Mediterranean inspired ice-cream, available for purchase. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Origami Artist-Enjoy a demonstration and learn how to create origami, 12-3 p.m.
  • Chinese calligrapher-Enjoy an interactive demonstration on how to create Chinese calligraphy, 12-3 p.m.

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.

International Market

Fridays, 10am-3pm

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.

Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden Spring Break Activities

Visit DallasArboretum.org/Cag for updated times and event schedule.

Weekend Concert Series

Bravura Duo

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!

DJ Richy Smart

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

  • March 31: Jaclyn Amend, Goodnight Lakewood
  • April 7: Debbie Reece, The Worst Day Ever

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.

Easter Weekend and Good Friday Activities

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!

Bubble Performer

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Camp Lawn

Bring the kids to play with giant bubbles!

Friday through Sunday

Easter Portraits

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

Egg-citing Games

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Camp House Lawn

Enjoy live music, garden games and activities for all ages including:

  • Easter bean bag toss games
  • Easter "Bunny Hop" potato sack racing
  • Egg Wooden Spoon Game
  • Balancing Egg Relay Game
  • Bunny Ear Ring Toss Game

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

(Members Only)

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.

Saturday Yoga

(Members Only)

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.


BOGO Wednesdays

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.

Blooms 2018 Sponsors




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