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Seasonal Events

While waiting for Summer at the Arboretum, spend the rest of spring enjoying these activities around the garden:

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Great Contributors

Cool Thursdays Concert Series

Member Exclusive Events

Administrative Professionals Week

April 24-30, 2016

Treat your favorite Administrative Professional to a day in the garden and lunch at Restaurant DeGolyer. DeGolyer restaurant will offer a complimentary lemon tart dessert April 24-30. Guests must mention they have come in for the Admin week to receive dessert. Can’t get away? Give a Garden Tea or Dining Certificate, call 214-515-6511 to purchase.

Garden Tea

Reserve a spot in the DeGolyer Tea Room as a refreshing stop during a special day in the garden with your family or friends.

Make Garden Tea reservations

Mother's Day Weekend

Presented by Mary Kay

Saturday & Sunday, May 7-8

Celebrate Mother's Day in the garden and enjoy these special events:

  • Family Portraits for purchase with Ivey Photography at Wishing Well - noon to 4 p.m.
  • Live music: Martin Rutchik Concert Stage - 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Mother's Day Brunch: Sunday, May 8 - Seating at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Rosine Hall. For reservations, call 214-515-6511.
  • Harpist Merry Miller: Sunday, May 8 - noon at Entry Plaza

In the Children's Adventure Garden Saturday, May 7:

  • Billy Goats Gruff Opera with the Dallas Opera: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in The Glade
  • Craft Kids Workshop: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Entry Plaza (while supplies last)


Nature Nights

Wednesday Evenings

Through October 19

The garden extends its hours to 8 p.m. each Wednesday for families and friends to enjoy a night out during the week.

Wednesday BOGO -Buy One, Get One free general admission applies.

In the Garden with Dave

Fridays at 10 a.m.

Various gardens

Join the Vice President of Gardens every Friday for a special tour featuring the most beloved areas of the garden.

Featured Discounts

C.C. Young Senior Thursdays

Senior-friendly tours and activities are offered each Thursday. $11 general admission for seniors 65 and older and a 20 % discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.

BOGO Wednesdays

Through July 27- buy one get one free admission tickets are available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.

Discount also available for Wednesday Nature Nights.