8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Holiday at the Arboretum, featuring The World Premiere of the Pauline and Austin Neuhoff Christmas Village

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November 23 through December 31

One of the South’s Best Holiday Experiences”

 – Southern Living Magazine

Events Happening at the Arboretum

  • The 12 Days of Christmas on Friday, November 22 at
    Little Adventurers Activities on Friday, November 22 at
  • Daily Tastings on Friday, November 22 at
    Holiday Baking How-To: Sugar Fang Vegan Bakery on Friday, November 22 at
  • Harvest Tea on Friday, November 22 at Registerfor Harvest Tea
    Holiday Drinks & Eats at Café on the Green on Friday, November 22 at
  • Harvest Tea on Friday, November 22 at Registerfor Harvest Tea
    The 12 Days of Christmas on Friday, November 22 at
  • Holiday Drinks & Eats at Café on the Green on Friday, November 22 at
    The 12 Days of Christmas at Night November 13 – 27 on Friday, November 22 at Registerfor The 12 Days of Christmas at Night November 13 – 27
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More Can’t Miss Events at the Arboretum

  • Learn More about Harvest Tea

    Located at DeGolyer Restaurant

    September 24th – November 27th, 2019 Monday – Friday, , 11am & 2pm: For Monday Teas call 214-515-6511 or email Teas@dallasarboretum.org before 2pm Friday.
    More Details about Harvest Tea

    Harvest Tea

    Friday, November 22 at
  • Learn More about Friendsgiving Dinner

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Celebrate Thanksgiving with your besties and our “Friendsgiving” menu inspired by the beloved TV show. Begin with appetizers of Chandler’s mac & cheese bites and mini grilled cheese sandwiches.

    Then feast on the traditional Thanksgiving meal including turkey, several delicious sides that of course includes, sweet potatoes with “marshmallows in concentric circles.”

    Finally, ending with “Not-Rachel’s Trifle.” Wine pairings are included. Plus a Friendstrivia contest by Sporcle.

    More Details about Friendsgiving Dinner

    Friendsgiving Dinner

    Thursday, November 21 at
  • Learn More about A Texas Kind of Christmas Author Speaker Series

    Located at Rosine Hall

    Free with paid garden admission – Join us for a special presentation by the three authors of A Texas Kind of Christmas
    More Details about A Texas Kind of Christmas Author Speaker Series

    A Texas Kind of Christmas Author Speaker Series

    Saturday, November 23 at
  • Learn More about Outdoor Movie Party: White Christmas

    Located at Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn

    Outdoor Movie Party: White Christmas Presented by Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
    More Details about Outdoor Movie Party: White Christmas

    Outdoor Movie Party: White Christmas

    Saturday, November 23 at
  • Learn More about The Christmas Village

    Located at Pecan Grove

    Inspired by European Christmas Markets, The Christmas Village is comprised of charming shops and façades that represent a European hamlet.
    More Details about The Christmas Village

    The Christmas Village

    Saturday, November 23 at
  • Learn More about The 12 Days of Christmas at Night November 13 – 27

    Located at Main Garden

    View the gardens in all its Holiday splendor. We are open every Wednesday-Sunday nights for our 12 Days of Christmas display, along with over one Million lights.

    Starting November 23rd gain access to the Arboretum Christmas Village.

    More Details about The 12 Days of Christmas at Night November 13 – 27

    The 12 Days of Christmas at Night November 13 – 27

    Friday, November 22 at
  • Learn More about Choux Pastry Class

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    We are what we eat, so let’s be a delicious and flavorful homemade dish.

    Learn simple recipes featuring profiteroles, éclairs and gougères with our French chef. Make them again at home to share the joy of food. Learn all the secrets to succeed with choux pastry (pâte à chou). Each attendee leaves with a recipe booklet. Presented by My French Recipe.

    More Details about Choux Pastry Class

    Choux Pastry Class

    Saturday, November 23 at
  • Learn More about Cool Thursday Concert Series

    Located at Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn

    Running April 2-June 25 for Spring 2020, September 3-October 29 for Fall 2020
    More Details about Cool Thursday Concert Series

    This Event Takes Place Thursday evenings

    Cool Thursday Concert Series

    Thursday, April 2, 2020 at
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See the beauty of Holiday at the Arboretum

A World-Class Destination

We are the premier place to visit in the Dallas area, and one of the top botanical gardens in the world.

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Not only does membership to the Arboretum include exclusive benefits and member discounts, but your support also helps us fulfill our mission to build and maintain a public venue that promotes the art, enjoyment and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research.

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  • Free year-round admission
  • Free parking
  • Discounts throughout and reduced ticket prices for programs
  • Members Only Events and Hours

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Beauty Across 66 Acres

Pumpkin Village at the Pecan Grove
benches gathered around an indoor globe exhibit

See What Others Are Saying

I’ve been to many, many botanical gardens in the world, and I think yours is one of the most beautiful and colorful that I’ve seen. It’s extraordinary. The enjoyment that it engenders in so many people is quite amazing. ~Martha Stewart”

I’ve been all over the world, and the Dallas Arboretum is one of the most extraordinary experiences in my life. I cannot wait to come back! ~Ali MacGraw”

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