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Visit and Take Photos with Santa During Holiday at the Arboretum

Santa is coming to the Dallas Arboretum - he'll be here Wednesday evenings from November 30-December 21 from 6-8pm, and Saturdays and Sundays, November 26 – December 20, 12-4 pm. Don't miss your chance to capture a timeless memory with Chris Cringle, free with paid admission during Holiday at the Arboretum, running now through January 8. After you get pictures with Santa Claus, enjoy the many representations of Santa in the Claus Collection Santa Exhibit this season (open November 25 - December 31), showcasing Santa figures in the DeGolyer House, on loan from Active and Sustaining Members of the Junior League of Dallas.


Evening Visits with Santa

Wednesdays Evenings, November 30-December 21, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Visit us on Wednesdays during the 12 Days of Christmas at Night exhibit, which is open from 6-9pm Wednesdays – Sundays, November 9 – December 30 plus November 21 & 22 and Decemeber 26 & 27, 6 - 9 p.m., (excludes Nov.24, Dec. 24-25 & 31).

Bring your own camera for a free opportunity to capture this beautiful moment with Santa Clause in front of DeGolyer. Just pay the entrance fee for The 12 Days of Christmas at Night exhibit:

  • Non-member Adult: $20 per person
  • Member Adult: $12 per person
  • Non-member Senior adult: $15 per person
  • Member Senior adult: $10 per person
  • Non-member Child: $10 per person (ages 3-12)
  • Member Child: $9

Special Weekend Holiday Festivities

Saturdays and Sundays, November 26 – December 20, Noon-4 p.m.

Enjoy visits with Santa, a live reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. This opportunity to see Santa is free with paid General Garden Admission.

Tour of the Santa DeGolyer House Exhibit: The Claus Collection

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

Wednesday Evenings: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

For the first time to ever be displayed as a collection, we are showcasing Santa figures on loan from Active and Sustaining Members of the Junior League of Dallas. The Claus Collection’s individual pieces will pique the interest of all generations. Whether you call him Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Sinterklaas or Papa Noel, see the many artistic representations of the jolly gift-giver surrounded by beautiful decorations. The DeGolyer House is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with guided tours.

Whether you call him Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Sinterklaas or Papa Noel, see the many artistic representations of 500 Santas on display in the elegantly decorated historic DeGolyer House. Sponsored by Amegy Bank.