8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Grandparents Day

About This Event

Main Garden

Free with paid garden admission Join us as we celebrate Grandparents Day!

We will be giving away succulents to the first 120 sets of grandparents that visit the Arboretum on Sunday, September 8.

Family Fun in the Kitchen this Grandparents Day, Presented by Young Chefs Academy of Frisco
September 8, 2-3:30pm
Adults $25, Children $15 (Does not include garden admission)

Take some time in the kitchen with the family to celebrate Grandparents Day. This hands-on class welcomes children and the young at heart to partake in an adult/child cooking class where you will make tortillas from scratch and turn them into delicious dessert nachos with yummy fresh strawberry sauce. Give this as a gift for your Grandma or Grandpa or plan to bring your grandchildren for bonding time in the kitchen.


Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden

Come by for a stroll through the shaded garden in the morning and be sure to visit all of the amazing events in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden.

Creative Corner: Very Veggie Designs
September 7 & 8, 10-2:00pm. free with Children’s Adventure Garden Admission

Show Grandma and Grandpa how special they are to you! Create vibrant Grandparent’s Day cards using fruits and vegetables as stamps.

Veggie-Print Card Making
September 7 & 8, 12-12:30pm. free with Children’s Adventure Garden Admission
Texas Native Wetlands

Join us for a fun, hands-on activity while chatting about healthy foods, shapes in nature, veggie vocabulary, and where our food is grown. See what is inside vegetables and create your own vegetable prints.

Natural Design Card Making
September 7 & 8, 4-4:30pm. free with Children’s Adventure Garden Admission

Visit Texas Native Wetlands to create a card for your loved ones using our natural stencils!