Face coverings are no longer required outside or inside facilities. Reservations required for members and nonmembers.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Photo Shoots

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Photo Shoots

Breathtaking outdoor and indoor locations are available for commercial photo shoots at the Arboretum every month of the year.

Consider the Dallas Arboretum for your commercial photo shoots:

If you are scouting for the perfect location for your catalog, fashion or other commercial shoots consider the Dallas Arboretum. Located on the banks of White Rock Lake, there are dazzling water features throughout the garden. Additionally, in the winter, our grass is over-seeded with winter rye and in the summer we have lush bermuda grass so we look beautiful all year long.

Interested in booking a photo shoot?

To see important information and guidelines, click here.

If you have inquiries about photo shoots, please contact Maureen Gutierrez at 214.515.6642 or mgutierrez@dallasarboretum.org

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Why the Dallas Arboretum is the perfect photo shoot location:

  • Using some of the country’s leading landscape architects, we have won such acclaim that Architectural Digest named us one of the top 14 gardens in the world.
  • Our historic homes have been updated by award-winning designer Emily Summers.
  • Trip Advisor has named us the number one destination in the city for 11 years.

Please note: for smaller handheld equipment, you do not need to pay a commercial garden photography fee – only the price of regular admission and parking are required to enjoy a day and take personal pictures in the garden. General photography guidelines require that you do not block off a garden or a pathway.

Reminder that the City of Dallas does not permit changing clothes in the public restrooms, but we do offer a two-hour rental in our VIP rental for $200 that can be reserved online.


Options & Rates

Private Garden Rental

Still Photography

Reserve a private garden rental for your next still photography shoot.

Two hours: $1,800
Four hours: $2,200
Six hours: $2,800
Additional $200/hour fee for every hour over six hours.

Full Garden Access

Video & Still Photography

Film crews under four people with handheld equipment only.

Half-day access: $599
Full-day access: $999


Alex Camp House & Lawn

Outdoor Only Pricing

Half-day rentals start at $1,800
Full-day rentals start at $3,600

Indoor Access to Alex Camp House (First Floor Only)* and Outdoor Pricing

Half-day rentals start at $2,200
Full-day rentals start at $4,500

*Rental of the Alex Camp House provides access to the entire first floor of the home, including a bridal suite, living area, library, two private terraces with views of White Rock Lake and a dining room that can accommodate up to 20 people including crew/talent. Additional crew/talent are a $50 per person fee.


Concert Stage & Lawn

After-hours pricing begins at $8,000. For a customized quote, please contact Maureen Gutierrez at 214.515.6642 or mgutierrez@dallasarboretum.org.

A green room is available inside the nearby Alex Camp House and can be reserved for $200 per hour. This room is also referred to as the Bridal Room and is appointed with a full-length mirror, table with chairs and a restroom. It has a separate entry/exit near the back side of the home with easy access to the Concert Stage & Lawn.

Book VIP Room


DeGolyer Estate*, Courtyard & Pergola

*Outdoors only.

Half day (six hours): $1,800
Full day (eight hours): $3,600

Need a VIP/green room?
When booking the DeGolyer Estate we can allow you access to the Docent Lounge. This climate-controlled, indoor space serves as a wonderful green room and offers a restroom.

Half-day Docent Lounge rental: $250
Full-day Docent Lounge rental: $500

Book VIP Room

No photography is allowed inside the home of this Texas Historical Marker.


Location Gallery

Open the gallery to view some of the highlights of the Arboretum.

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