Due to weather, tonight's members-only Family Night has been rescheduled to August 6. Tickets for the August event will be emailed tomorrow, July 18.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218
Crowd of attendees walking down path of the Dallas Arboretum

Children’s Adventure Garden Gratitude Celebration


Children's Adventure Garden

Event Details


Children's Garden Admission Required

November 18-26 (Closed Thanksgiving Day)
Please note that these activities require admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden except during Kelley Family Days, November 20-22.

Canned Food Drive
Throughout the week, we are asking our guests to bring three non-perishable food items to the Gratitude Celebration Canned Food Drive supporting the North Texas Food Bank. Drop off at the Children’s Adventure Garden entry.

Singing Zoologist
November 18 | 11:30am, 1pm, and 2:30pm
Exploration Center Plaza

Author Reading: The Very Loving Caterpillar by Sean Browne
November 18-22 | 10:30am, 12:30pm, & 1:30pm
First Adventure

Window to the Wild
November 19 | 1-3pm
Conservation and raptor glove-program
Exploration Center

Kelley Family Days
November 20, 21 & 22 | 9am-5pm
Thanks to a generous gift from the Kelley Family, guest with garden admission or membership will also receive free admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden.

City of Dallas: Environmental Quality and Sustainability
November 20, 21 & 22 | 10am-2pm
Exploration Center Plaza

Dallas Zoo Animal Adventures
November 25 | 1pm
The role of the zoo in conservation
Incredible Edible