Get the most out of your visit to the most beautiful place in the city. Take advantage of these great discounts listed below.
Located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum features seasonal displays four times a year, providing breathtaking color for visitors from March through November.
The Dallas Arboretum honors discounts on our website only. Incorrect pricing and promotions by other entities, such as third-party sites, will not be accepted. Tickets purchased through third-party entities are not valid and will not be accepted.
$1 off General Garden Admission presented by Tom Thumb
September 19 – November 25
Tom Thumb offers $1 off general garden admission tickets during Autumn at the Arboretum. Discounted tickets will be available to purchase at area Tom Thumb locations when the festival begins.
Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) Wednesdays
September 23 – November 25
Buy one, get one free admission. Valid for general garden admission only. Limit one per customer. Tickets can only be purchased onsite.
C.C. Young Senior Thursdays
September 24 - November 19
General admission tickets on these Thursdays are $11 for those 65 and older along with a 20% discount that day at the Hoffman Family Gift Store. Tickets can only be purchased onsite.
Join us for activities geared toward senior interests in the air-conditioned comfort of Rosine Hall. Classes are complimentary with paid discounted garden admission of $11, sponsored by C. C. Young. Pre-registration is required and may be made by emailing email@example.com or by calling Robyn Duncan at 469-828-3485. Additional group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Please call 214-515-6520 for group discount pricing and information.
Watercolor with Gaylord O’Con, Southwest Watercolor Society
Thursday, Oct. 22
Learn the process of how watercolor is applied to paper in this introductory class and take home a painting you’ve created under O’Con’s direction.
PowerPoint presentation by Dallas Arboretum Speakers Bureau
Thursday, November 5
Diamond in Dallas, with George Russell, will focus on the history of the gardens and the historic DeGolyer House, now celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Master Gardener on Wheels, with David Gary, is geared to inspire those with physical limitations to discover the passion of gardening from a wheelchair.
Free Parking After 3 p.m.
September 26 - October 11
Self parking is free for guests arriving after 3 p.m. This does not include valet. Refunds will not be issued for previously purchased discounted online parking passes.
Firefighter and Police Officer Discount
September 26 - October 8
To show our appreciation for our police and fire departments, we would like to offer complimentary admission to the Dallas Arboretum for Police Department and Fire Department members and, half-priced admission for one guest. Please show your badge at the ticket booth for this discount.
State Fair Ticket-holder Discount
September 28 – October 29 (Mondays – Thursdays Only)
Present an admission ticket stub from the 2015 State Fair of Texas and receive $2 off admission, Mondays through Thursdays.
Tour des Fleurs Discount
Tuesday, Sept. 29 – Thursday, Oct. 8
As a thank you to our 2015 runners, free parking and admission is available to runners who show a Tour des Fleurs T-shirt or runners cap.
Fridays, Oct. 2 – Nov. 20
Grandparent's receive free admission when they come with their grandchild.
Family and Friends of Educators Discount
Saturday, Oct. 3 – Friday, Oct. 16
Educators are invited to bring up to 3 guests for complimentary admission.
Red River Shoot Out Week
Monday, October 5 – Friday, October 9
Wear Texas or OU gear and receive $5 off general admission.
Wednesday Lunch Specials
Wednesdays, Oct. 7 – Nov. 18
10% off lunch at Restaurant DeGolyer, not including alcohol.
Family Fun Weekend Discount
Saturday, October 24 & Sunday, October 25
Fun for the whole family, adults dressed in costumes pay children’s admission prices.
Dallas Food Bank Discount
Monday, November 2 – Friday, November 6
Each can of food brought in is $1 off general admission, up to $5 off. All food will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank.
Veterans Day Discount
Monday, Nov. 9 – Friday, Nov. 13
Any veterans, active duty and first responders with identification receive free admission the week of Veterans Day. Offer available only on site at the ticket booth.
Out-of-County Driver's License Discount
Sunday, Nov. 22 – Wednesday, Nov. 25
Guests with an driver's license not issued in Dallas County will receive free parking.
Free Admission to the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden
Sunday, Nov. 22 – Friday, Nov. 27
Enjoy free admission to the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden.
Complimentary admission to the Main Garden and
Children's Adventure Garden is available to Teachers and Educators. Present a
valid educator picture ID at the ticket booth for the complimentary admission.
If a picture ID is unavailable, an educators ID plus a driver’s license can be
presented. Teachers and educators can purchase a Dallas Arboretum membership
and receive a 10% discount for the first year with their IDs. Offer is only
valid on daytime admission. Offer does not apply for paid educational programming.
Parking fees apply.
No tour of the Dallas-Fort Worth area is complete without a stop at the Dallas Arboretum. The Dallas Arboretum is conveniently located near both Highway 635 and Interstate 30 with easy access and parking for vans and buses.
For groups of 15 or more, the Dallas Arboretum offers discount admission and tickets as well as the opportunity to add a guided tour and meals. If you are looking for a scheduled visit, please review the options below in order to find the best fit for your group. Requests for guided-tours and/or meal options must be submitted prior to your arrival date. You will be contacted within one business day after receipt of the request.
Please call 214-515-6520, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure these rates.
Discounted Tickets (Self-Guided Tour)
Groups of 15 or more enjoy a discount on individual admissions. Day admissions are $13 per person for adults, $10 per person for senior adults, and $9 per person for children ages 3-12.
Cool Thursdays Concert Series
Groups may purchase tickets to the Cool Thursdays Concert Series for a discount of $2 off the non-member price. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 214-515-6520 or email email@example.com.
Guided Garden Tour
Groups have the opportunity to have one of our experienced tour guides lead your group on an educational and entertaining tour of the gardens. Guided tours include seasonal highlights and are available year-round. These tours are an additional $7 per person.
Groups may pre-order from one of the Dallas Arboretum's boxed lunch menus which include various sandwich assortments and tempting treats. Boxed lunches are $15 per person and are served in a semi-private area or can be taken anywhere within the gardens.
For groups looking for a more formal dining setting, we offer a seated lunch on the Loggia at the historic DeGolyer House. Groups are required to pre-order food from a set menu and seated lunches are an additional $27 per person.
The Dallas Arboretum is committed to making educational opportunities accessible for all students. Field trip scholarships are available for select programs while funds last. Qualifying schools can apply for scholarships to have fees reduced up to 50 percent for approved requests.
Bus stipends are available while funds last. To request a bus stipend, please submit your written request on school letterhead and fax it to 214.515.6578. Please include your field trip date, program and number of students.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply for a scholarship.
Membership is the greatest discount of all! Receive the best possible discounts at the Dallas Arboretum by becoming a member today.
All members enjoy:
- Free year-round general garden admission.
- On-site parking is free for members.
- Express entry during major events.
- Discounts in the Hoffman Family Gift Store, the Arboretum online store and at area businesses.
- Reduced ticket prices for Concerts, Adult Programs, workshops and lectures.
- Invitations to exclusive members-only events such as the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Goblins in the Garden, and Sweets and Treats.
- Quarterly newsletters and monthly emails highlighting gardening information and upcoming events.
- Reciprocal admission to more than 200 botanical gardens and arboretums worldwide. Find participating organizations
- Early Morning Member Walks, 7-9 a.m. from March 1 through October 31 (No photography allowed before 9 a.m.)