Spend the season at the Arboretum enjoying these activities around the garden.

Administrative Professionals Day

April 26, all day, throughout the garden

Bring out your administrative staff for a delightful tea or enjoy a restful lunch on the patio of the DeGolyer House. If the office is too busy to come out give the gift of a membership to the staff that keep you on your toes. There will be live music on the patio behind the DeGolyer House and a flower vendor will be on site so that you may purchase flowers to give.

Mother's Day

Blooming Bed of Color—A Gift to Show Your Love All Year

Honor Mom or someone special for a full year with a Blooming Bed of Color. A sign noting your gift remains in our garden for twelve months, making it a wonderful gift for Mom. All signage ordered by May 1 will be in place by Mother’s Day on May 14.

Garden Tea: Everyday through September 22—Elegant and Refined

Garden Tea at the historic DeGolyer Estate is another memorable place to celebrate Mom on her day, and any day of the year. Prices for the tea begins at $49 for the Traditional service, $59 for Champagne service (2 glasses per person), and includes general garden admission. To make reservations, please contact 214.515.6511 or teas@dallasarboretum.org.

Main Garden

Complimentary Cup of Coffee

Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Terrace Cafe and Cafe on the Green

Let the Arboretum treat Mom to a cup of coffee for her stroll through the garden. Terrace Café and Café on the Green both offer free cups of regular coffee to any Mom, redeemable with a ticket obtained from the Information Booth at the Main entrance gate.

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 14, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Rosine Hall & DeGolyer House Loggia

Make memories with Mom, sharing a special brunch on Sunday prepared by Gil’s Elegant Catering served in Rosine Hall and on the Loggia of the DeGolyer House. Seatings are at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Reservations required, call 214.515.6511. Admission to the garden and parking are included with each reservation.

Live Entertainment

Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage

Enjoy live music from Marc Toussaint on Saturday from the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage on the lawn behind Camp House with an incredible view of White Rock Lake. Bring a picnic, or just sit and listen to the music. On Sunday, find a spot in the Jonsson Color Garden to picnic and hear Serenata Strings or harpist, Merry Miller.

Arboretum After Hours

March 1-October 25

The Dallas Arboretum extends its hours until 8 p.m. each Wednesday evening. Pack a picnic dinner, bring a favorite book and have a mid-week escape from a busy schedule. Check the website regularly for scheduled Wednesday evening activities throughout the year. Buy one get one free general admission, is available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.

On March 11 at 6pm, we will have a Frog Hike, led by Jessie Crowley from the Perot Museum.

Zumba Classes

Wednesdays Beginning April 6 at 6:00 p.m., Martin Rutchick Concert Stage

BOGO Wednesdays

Wednesdays through October 31

Buy one get one free general admission, is available at the ticket booth only, with a limit of one purchase per person.

Dallas Blooms


February 25 - April 9



April 15 - July 31

Cool Thursdays Concerts


March 23 - June 29 & September 7 - October 26

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