Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at the Dallas Arboretum

First Annual Quinceañera Fashion Show (Siga leyendo para información presentada en español)

September 22, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Dallas Arboretum invites you to be part of our first annual Quinceañera Fashion Show to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, hosted by emcee Adriana Lopez, of Acceso Total, Telemundo 39. Guests are invited to participate in this event, taking place on the first day of Autumn at the Arboretum. Throughout the main garden and A Tasteful Place, the Dallas Arboretum has planned demonstrations related to Hispanic culture and traditions. Adding to the festive atmosphere are performances by Ballet Folklorico Hispano de Dallas and Spanish guitarist, Daniel Rodriguez. Hispanic vendors include Empanada Cookhouse, Topo Chico, Tamales Over Texas (who will be doing a demonstration and sale), Rock and Roll Tacos Food Truck, La Princesa Paletas, and more. All bands and vendors are located throughout the Entry Plaza and in A Tasteful Place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Studio Vargas Jr. is the onsite photographer and videographer for the event. The event is open to the public and free with paid garden admission.


We are currently looking for participants. Apply below!

Young ladies who would like to apply to be in the fashion show should download the application, fill it out, and submit it by email to Mayra Salazar at msalazar@dallasarboretum.org.

There is no fee to enter, and the deadline to sign up and send the completed form is August 31. Participants must be 15 or 16 years old, and they must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Entrants selected to participate will be allowed admission to the garden for free on September 22, as well as two complimentary tickets for an escort or accompanying legal garden. Those selected to participate in the fashion show will be required to attend a rehearsal on September 15. Garden admission for the participant and legal guardians attending rehearsal on September 15 is also free.


Run of Show

9:00 a.m. - Quiceñera’s begin to arrive already dressed and ready to go

9:30 - Vendors begin to arrive

10:00 - 11:00 a.m., selected participants will walk the stage in Rosine Hall

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Mariachi Águilas de UNT will lead the selected participants in a parade down the paseo allowing even more guests to see their stunning dresses

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Vendors & Live Music by Daniel Rodriguez Spanish Guitarist in the Plaza

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Tamales Over Texas Demonstration and Sale in A Tasteful Place Test Pavilion

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Ballet Folklorico Dance performance in the Entry Plaza


Celebre la Herencia Hispana en el Dallas Arboretum

Primer desfile anual de Quinceañeras

22 de septiembre, comenzando a las 10:00 a.m.

Están invitadas a participar en este evento, que tendrá lugar el primer día de otoño en el Arboretum, ¡solicitando su participación!

Las jovencitas que deseen inscribirse en el desfile de quinceañeras deben bajar una aplicación, llenarla, y enviarla a Mayra Salazar a msalazar@dallasarboretum.org para el 31 de agosto.

No hay tarifa para ingresar, la fecha límite para inscribirse y para enviar la completa solicitud es el 31 de agosto.

Las participantes deben tener 15 o 16 años y deben estar acompañadas por un tutor legal.

Las participantes seleccionadas para participar tendrán acceso gratuito al jardín el 22 de septiembre como lo hará un tutor legal.

Las seleccionadas para participar en el desfile de modas deberán asistir a un ensayo el 15 de septiembre.

Media Sponsor: Telemundo 39 KXTX

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