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Holiday at the Arboretum

November 25, 2016 - January 2, 2017

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Holiday at the Arboretum featuring The Clause Collection Santa exhibit, made possible by IBERIABANK, November 25-January 2, 2017.

The return of the magnificent The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit opens on November 6.

In the historic DeGolyer House lavishly decorated for the holidays, come experience the new Clause Collection Santa exhibit this season. Whether you call him Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Sinter Klaas or Papa Noel, see the many artistic representations of the jolly gift-giver surrounded by beautiful decorations, on to us from the Junior League of Dallas.

The DeGolyer House is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with guided tours, and on Wednesday evenings during the holiday season, it is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. In special celebration, Restaurant DeGolyer will be open for reservation-only dinners from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on these Wednesday evenings.

While visiting, guests are invited to stroll through the spectacular outdoor exhibit, The 12 Days of Christmas, featuring a dozen 25-foot-tall, Victorian style gazebos representing the beloved Christmas carol, on display throughout the 66-acre garden. The 12 Days of Christmas is open on evenings Wednesday through Sunday, illuminated with 500,000 holiday lights throughout the garden.

Tour of the Clause Collection Santa Exhibit:

Daily, November 25 – December 31, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Special Wednesday Evenings DeGolyer House Tours: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

On Wednesday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m

Restaurant DeGolyer stays open to welcome visitors.


Wednesday Night Dinners at Restaurant DeGolyer

November 30-December 21, 6-8 p.m.

For reservations, call 214-515-6511. Seating is limited.


Weekend Holiday Activities:

Saturdays and Sundays, November 28 – December 20, Noon-4 p.m.

Enjoy visits with Santa, a live reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.

Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) Wednesdays:

November 9 – December 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Buy one, get one free admission. Valid for general garden admission only. Limit one per customer.

C.C. Young Senior Thursdays:

November 10 – December 29

$11 admission for daytime admission only for ages 65 and older, along with a 20% discount at the Hoffman Family Gift Store.

Daytime tickets cannot be used again at night.

Holiday Tea:

Daily, November 25 – January 3, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Restaurant DeGolyer

Enjoy an elegant, three-course holiday tea for a special Christmas memory for those 12 and older. Tea service begins with a demitasse of select soup, followed by a second course of assorted tea sandwiches and a third course of sweet treats. Price includes general garden admission and parking. Cost is $47 per person and $57 per person for champagne tea. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 214.515.6511 or purchased online at teas@dallasarboretum.org.

Don't miss your chance for discounted tickets to 12 Days of Christmas at Night!