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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.
As a way to thank them for their service, on the following days we we offer complimentary admission to all active and retired members of the U.S. military, and active first responders when they show valid photo ID:
Discounted $8 daytime parking is available online
Buy $8 Parking Pass
Parking is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Your pre-paid parking ticket is valid any day of the year.
Membership is the greatest discount of all! Receive the best possible discounts at the Dallas Arboretum by becoming a member today.
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Wednesdays through October, you and a friend get in for the price of one. It's BOGO Wednesdays! This is available in person at the admissions gate only.
Sightseeing in Dallas? Save 40% on admission to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, plus the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Reunion Tower Geo-Deck, and a choice between the Dallas Zoo and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Valid for 9 days after first day of use.
Buy CityPASS Tickets
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.
The Dallas Arboretum is committed to making educational opportunities accessible for all students. Field trip scholarships of up to 50% discount and $100 bus stipends are available while funds last. Title I schools can complete a field trip assistance form online to submit with their reservation request.
If the rain won’t go away you can come back another day. The Arboretum’s rainy day pass will guarantee another free entry if rain interrupts your visit. Tickets are issued at the ticket booth on the day of the occurrence only. Offer valid for a full paid general garden admission. Rainy day tickets are good any day from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for up to three months from the original date of purchase. Rainy day passes are only good for the original type of ticket purchased.
This policy does not apply to the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, the Cool Thursdays Concert Series or Parking.
Groups of 15 or more receive $2 off General Admission and 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. For more information, please see the Group Sales page.
Dallas Arboretum Members enjoy special discount offers from our participating merchant partners. A 10-15% discount applies to purchases of regular priced merchandise, unless otherwise noted below. Please present your current Dallas Arboretum membership card at check out to receive your discount.
See list of merchants and offered discounts.
Adults 65 and over enjoy $11 admission & 20% off in the Hoffman Family Gift Store, Thursdays through July 31.