The DeGolyer House is closed for maintenance until 8/16. Garden reservations required for members and non-members.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Dallas Blooms: South Week

About This Event


From March 27–April 1, celebrate the Southern region of the nation as part of Dallas Blooms "America the Beautiful."

Each week of Dallas Blooms “America the Beautiful” features a different region of the nation and celebrates the beauty and what makes each area unique. Visit the Dallas Blooms page for specific information and times.

9am – 12pm: Live music by guitarist Dave Garrison
10:30am:Window to the Wild Bird Show, including their American Bald Eagle, with a chance to enjoy a close encounter and Q&A with a few of the birds and trainers (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)
11am: Southern Cooking Demonstration – New Orleans Greens Gumbo and Garlicky Cornbread Croutons (A Tasteful Place)
12 – 2pm: Live music by pianist Lee Harbaugh
2 – 4pm: Tom Sullinger Jazz Trio (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

11am – 12pm: Chef-tastic Cooking Demonstration with Chef Mollie G. who prepares Southern Style Shrimp and Cheesy Grits
11am – 12pm: Country western performance by Richardson High School Desperados followed by Line Dancing Lessons (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)
12 – 2pm: Live music by guitarist Dave Lincoln (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)
2 – 4pm: Dallas Brass Band (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

10am – 2pm: Mommy and Me Mondays
11am: Dallas College Cooks – Carrots Vichy and Steamed Edamame Salad

10am – 2pm: Tiny Tot Tuesdays
10am: Daily Harvest – Watch the horticulture team harvest fresh and seasonal produce (A Tasteful Place)
11am: Tasteful Tuesday Floral Demo by McShan

BOGO Admission Day
11am: Chef-tastic with The Jelly Queens

CC Young Senior Living Thursday: Seniors 65 and older get in for $13 general garden admission and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.
10am: Daily Harvest – Watch the horticulture team harvest fresh and seasonal produce (A Tasteful Place)
10am – 3pm: Garden scavenger hunt for guests (see Information Booth to pick up scavenger hunt)
11am: Weekly Samples Demonstration featuring three recipes from the garden’s seasonal tastings (A Tasteful Place)
3 – 4:30pm: Thirsty Thursday Blind Taste Test: Taste test beers from the featured region of Dallas Blooms, and try to figure out which beer is which. Compare them to the great local craft beers from the Metroplex. This week’s matchup includes Dogfish Head SeaQuenchAle vs. Martin House True Love; Mosaic IPA vs. Brookly IPA
7:30pm: Cool Thursdays Concerts begin with Emerald City (SOLD OUT)

Children’s Adventure Garden Activities

March 27 – April 2: Southern Stomp Rockets: Get hands-on with rocket science as visitors blast off paper rockets inspired by the South’s Kennedy Space Center.

Weekly STEM Stops
Daily 11am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Stop and experience on-the-go STEAM learning in the Children’s Adventure Garden. Join facilitators as they share fun experiments and real scientific specimens to explore that relate to gallery topics. STEM Stops are “come-n-go,” so each experience is guided by the participant.
March 27 – April 4 Activities: Carnivorous Plants, Powered by Citrus, Build a Banjo

Daily 9:30am, 11:30am & 2:30pm
The OmniGlobe is an “out of this world” experience that teaches so many concepts. This six-foot sphere is illuminated by two projectors inside that create expansive images of planets, the sun, the earth’s weather patterns, ocean currents and more. Take a break indoors to enjoy this eye-opening educational journey. (Best for ages 6+)

The Glade Puppet Show
Weekdays at 10:30am
Weekends at 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
The Glade Puppet Show is a fun, interactive performance suited for those ages 8 and younger. Enjoy story times and full performances as children meet Arboretum Andy and other furry friends from around the Children’s Adventure Garden. (Best for ages 8 & under)

Live Science Show
Weekends at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
The Live Science Show will blow guests away—literally! Join RMCAG as presenters share exciting STEAM experiments and performances about everything science. Designed for children to adults, the entire family will enjoy this show-stopping adventure.