Spring Break Week
It’s Spring Break! Enjoy a unique selection of extra events on top of our Dallas Blooms programming including live music, demonstrations and more to make it an unforgettable visit for the entire family.
Spring Break • March 14–20
Travel the world through music in the garden in one week! Each day celebrates music from a different region or country in the world. Our journey starts in Latin America and the Caribbean, with two great bands performing on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn on Saturday and Sunday from 2–4pm. Participate in a conga line or join the Limbo contest. Travel through Germany, France, Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, Mexico during the equinox, and finally Africa for the last stop.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, March 14 – Latin America
Top Ten Records DJ livens the crowd with Latin music in the Entry Plaza from 11am–2pm. Havana NRG takes the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn from 2-4pm to play all the Latin hits. Guests can join in on the conga line to conclude the festivities.
Sunday, March 15 – Caribbean
Chef Lisa Roark from El Centro College’s nationally recognized Hospitality and Culinary Institute teaches attendees how to make healthy recipes inspired by Caribbean ingredients at A Tasteful Place from 1–2pm. Head to the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn to listen to upbeat island music by Sweet Steel from 2–4pm. Bar & Garden also joins in at A Tasteful Place to demonstrate how to prepare island-inspired drinks from 3–4pm.
Monday, March 16 – Germany
Bring the whole family for Mommy and Me Monday in Pecan Grove, then enjoy the El Centro College Cooks series at 11am. Paul Salvie performs authentic German music with his accordion from 12–2pm at Café on the Green.
Tuesday, March 17 – Ireland
Commemorate St. Patrick’s Day with friends and family by taking a trip to the Emerald Isle. Start the day with Tiny Tot Tuesday activities, learn how to make a St. Patrick’s Day-inspired floral arrangement by Enflowerment at A Tasteful Place from 11am–12pm. Afterwards, listen to a performance by Celtic singer, Misty Posey at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn from 12–2pm.
Wednesday, March 18 – France
Come for a day featuring France. The chefs at Vestal’s demonstrate how to make French macarons at 11am in A Tasteful Place. Checkered Past Winery brings their delicious wines for guests 21 and older to sample during Wine Down Wednesdays from 12–3pm. Plus, be sure to check out the French Mime performing on the Paseo de Flores, just like in the streets of France, from 12–2pm.
Thursday, March 19 – Mexico
Travel around the world in Texas by attending the “Places I’ve Seen” presentation from 1–2pm by Jessica Serna of the blog My Curly Adventures as she highlights all of the diverse adventures you can experience in our great state. Enjoy live entertainment and listen to authentic Mexican music at noon. While in the garden, pick up the fun musical scavenger hunt at the information booth in the Entry Plaza.
Friday, March 20 – Africa
Guests can journey to Africa as the final stop for the week in the garden. Window to The Wild brings their majestic African birds to the garden for a spectacular flight show on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn at 10:30am. Guests can enjoy the engaging trainers and informative presentation, fit for the entire family.