8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Dallas Blooms

Colorful tulips flowers blooming in the garden

Dallas Blooms

Largest annual floral festival in the Southwest

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When

February 24–April 8

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

Named by Southern Living as one of ‘The Best Places to See Stunning Spring Blooms Across the South,’ the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden proudly presents Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest presented by Amegy Bank.

This spectacular event showcases 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, representing 120 varieties, with a breathtaking display of 350,000 tulips and a mix of hyacinths and daffodils. As the festival unfolds, the garden transforms with vibrant azaleas and cherry trees, creating a stunning burst of color. This year’s theme, ‘A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words,’ brings larger-than-life living selfie walls, adding a fun photo opportunity to the Dallas Blooms experience.

Blooms Tracker

UPDATE – 2/20/24
Daffodils are now in bloom! Hyacinths and early spring tulips are beginning to emerge and bloom, with full bloom expected in the coming weeks. As the garden moves through the stages of spring, be sure to check back often for the latest updates.

Admission

  Adult
(13-64)
Senior
(65+)
Child
(2-12)
Parking
General Admission $22 $18 $13 $15 ($12 Online)
Members Free Free Free Free
Group Tickets (15+) $18 $14 $10 $15 ($12 Online)
Children’s Adventure Garden $3 $3 $3

Highlights

Altered Space: The Arboretum and Parts Unknown

February 28 – April 8 | DeGolyer House
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm | Sunday 12pm-4pm

Explore a special photography exhibit showcasing the works of Irby Pace. Pace’s photographs, inspired by the groundbreaking French chronophotographer Étienne-Jules Marley, explores the interplay of movement and disruption through the introduction of vibrant smoke clouds into urban and natural landscapes. 


Pi Day with Author Lauren Ko

Seattle’s Lauren Ko is doing a kitchen takeover in A Tasteful Place in honor of Pi Day on March 15 & 16! Choose either a demo with tasting or make a whole pie under Lauren’s guidance to take and bake. Both classes feature an autographed copy of Lauren’s viral sensation, Pieometry.

Register – Pie Demo

Register – Hands-on Pie Making


Mommy and Me Mondays  
& Tiny Tot Tuesdays  

Every Monday and Tuesday  
February 26 – April 8 
10am-2pm 
Country Critters Petting Zoo returns from 10am to 2pm, offering the chance to interact with your favorite goats, sheep, bunnies, and a pony. Also, enjoy story time (10am & 10:30am) featuring kid-friendly books and stories and crowd favorite Kindermusik (12:15pm) to activate children’s minds through song.  

Programs & Upcoming Events

Daily & Repeating Programs

Member Mornings  
Daily March 10 – November 3  
Take advantage of your membership with an early morning walk. Refresh and enjoy first access to the garden as we prepare for the day. No photography allowed. 

Historical Tours  
Monday-Saturday 10am-4pm  
Sunday Noon-4pm  
DeGolyer House 
Visit the DeGolyer House for a tour of the beautiful, historic home while listening to knowledgeable docents speak about the history of the home and family. 

Mommy and Me Mondays  
& Tiny Tot Tuesdays  
Every Monday and Tuesday  
February 26 – April 8 
10am-2pm 
Lakeside Exhibit Area
Country Critters Petting Zoo returns from 10am to 2pm, offering the chance to interact with your favorite goats, sheep, bunnies, and a pony. Also, enjoy story time (10am & 10:30am) featuring kid-friendly books and stories and crowd favorite Kindermusik (12:15pm) to activate children’s minds through song. 

BOGO Wednesdays 
February 28 – April 3 
9am-5pm 
Buy one ticket, get the lowest price ticket free. Parking not included. Excludes March 13

CC Young Senior Living Thursdays  
February 29 – April 4 
9am-5pm  
Seniors 65 and older get in for $1 off general garden admission and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store. 

What’s in Bloom Walk 
Main Garden Entry Plaza 
Thursdays February 29 – April 4 
1pm 
We’ve taken our popular weekly social media post by VP of Gardens Dave Forehand and made it into a weekly walk! Join the Dallas Arboretum Horticulture team each Thursday for a 30-minute walk featuring Dave’s top picks of blooming plants for the week.  

Arboretum Walking Club  
Main Garden Entry Plaza 
Every Wednesday & Saturday March 9-April 13 
10am 

A Tasteful Place

Dallas College Cooks 
Every Monday at A Tasteful Place 
11am 
Join every Monday as a Dallas College faculty member Chef creates healthy and delicious seasonal dishes your family will love to make and eat at home! 

Tasteful Tuesdays Floral Demos  
Every Tuesday at A Tasteful Place
11am 

Daily Tastings Demo with Chef Isabel
Every Tuesday at A Tasteful Place

1pm 
Resident Chef Isabel Snetsinger shows you how she creates the samples you enjoy each week at the Ruthie Pack Tasting Plaza. 

Chef-Tastic Cooking Demos 
Wednesdays at A Tasteful Place 
11am

Learn to Grow Fridays  
Every Friday at A Tasteful Place 
11am

Paid Classes & Events

Handmade Truffles for the Family with Yelibelly
March 11 • 1-3pm
Learn how to make your own flavor-infused chocolate ganache, sample the delicious chocolate and learn how to hand roll truffles.
Register

Pie Demo with Lauren Ko
March 15 • 1pm
Join Lauren Ko as she demonstrates how to create a stunning Hexagon Tile Pie with Edible Flowers along with a copy of her New York Times Bestseller Pieometry for each attendee.
Register

Hands-on Piemaking Class with Lauren Ko 
March 16 • 10am and 1pm
Join Lauren Ko as she teaches you how to create a Rotating Apple Pie and enjoy as you take home this delicious pie. Participants make their own take home and bake pie and receive an autographed copy of her book.
Register

Mediterranean Fresh with Cindy Kleckner
March 17 • 12-2pm

Join Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Cindy Kleckner, for a culinary journey through the Mediterranean with dishes that dazzle the palate.
Register

Wine Tasting with Cassaro Winery
March 30 • 1-3pm
Join John Matthews, owner and winemaker of Cassaro Winery and Vineyard, for a special tasting of five award-winning wines.
Register

Classic Italian Wines with Eataly
April 20 • 12-2pm
Discover the unique wines of Italy. In this class, guests learn about the different grape varieties of these Italian wine, taste four wines while sampling traditional Italian aperitivo small bites, and discuss the flavor profile of the wines with an Eataly Beverage Expert.
Register

Mommy & Me Bouquets with Earthy & Whimsical
May 4 • 12-2pm
Celebrate the beauty of Mother’s Day in a special way with Earthy & Whimsical Floral Workshop – a delightful, hands-on mommy and me class that promises a creative and nurturing experience where each pair learns how to create a beautiful floral arrangement to take home.
Register

Music & Entertainment

Jeanne’s Pavilion
Weekends | 12–2pm
Sit down and delight in a picnic while you enjoy musical entertainment every Saturday and Sunday! We will have local solo acts including pianist and guitarists playing today’s hits and old favorites.  

Dates and times

Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn 
Weekends | 2–4pm 
Join us each weekend of Blooms for our favorite local acts. Load up the family, grab a picnic lunch and relax with great lake views every Saturday and Sunday. 

Dates and times

Cool Thursdays Concerts Series
Make your 2024 one to remember at the coolest spot in Dallas as we celebrate our 27th season with returning favorites and NEW acts! Don’t miss the most spectacular view of the sunset over White Rock Lake while enjoying bands from all over the country. 

Lineup and tickets

Garden Markets

Women’s History Month Market
March 9-10 
Join us in supporting hard working female small business owners.  

Food & Wine Festival Garden Market 
March 23-24 
We follow up our Thursday night event with a market featuring several dozen local vendors showcasing their locally produced artisan goods, kitchen décor and more. Access to the market is included with your membership or admission to the garden on both days. 

Spring Market 
March 30-31 
Celebrate the garden’s most beautiful season with us by shopping with some of our favorite local artisan vendors showcasing their bounty of spring.  

Cactus Show and Sale
April 6-7 

The North Texas Cactus and Succulent Society returns for a third year featuring some of the Southwest’s best cactus and succulent selections with hard-to-find plants sure to complement your collection. Plus, learn tips and tricks for plant care from the experts! 

Earth Day Market
April 20-21 
This Earth Day, visit the garden for locally made, Earth friendly or sustainable goods. 

Mother’s Day Market 
May 11-12 
Treat mom to a day in the garden while you visit local artisans and pick up homemade treats. Family Keepsake Photos will be from 11am-3pm. Get your photo taken and support the Dallas Arboretum Volunteer Advisory Board.

2024 Sponsors

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Membership

A New Experience Each Week

As a member of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, experience unique seasonal events throughout the year and get access to members-only events.