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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218


The Camp Lawn at the Arboretum at Sunset


Sponsorship at the Arboretum

Corporate sponsorships underwrite programs that help maintain this jewel of DFW — and help to promote research and education at the Dallas Arboretum and beyond.

Share Our Mission

Sponsorships are a meaningful way to support the mission of the Dallas Arboretum and demonstrate your company’s commitment to the community. Underwriting opportunities include:

  • Science education programs for at-risk schools
  • Research into best practices for warm-weather gardening
  • Special events, festivals and concerts
  • Garden growth and maintenance to preserve the Dallas Arboretum as an important community resource and destination for visitors from around the world

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Benefits of Sponsorship

  • Media exposure
  • Recognition at events
  • Advertising and public relations support
  • Employee discount admission and membership
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Rental venues for corporate entertaining purposes (from simple luncheons to large-scale events)

For More Information

For additional information or to become a sponsor, please contact Missy Whisler at 214.515.6688 or email

Opportunities for Sponsorship

In-kind Gifts

In-kind gifts, such as advertising, food and beverage, floral arrangements, printing, and promotional items help to maintain a conservative budget to better serve the community. In-kind gifts are recognized at 100 percent of fair market value. The Dallas Arboretum development and marketing teams will work with you to design attractive packages for cash and in-kind gifts.

Dallas Blooms

With more than 500,000 tulips and other flowering bulbs, this annual floral extravaganza promises to be more breathtaking than ever. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $2,500.

Available opportunities

  • Presenting Sponsor of Dallas Blooms
  • Automotive Sponsor
  • Corporate Sponsor Appreciation Dinner
  • Mommy & Me Mondays
  • Tiny Tots Tuesdays
  • Easter Egg Hunt

Autumn at the Arboretum

As the weather cools, the Arboretum transitions from the bright colors of spring and summer to the radiant colors of fall. Over 100,000 pumpkins and gourds come together to create the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village, and make Autumn at the Arboretum a destination for children of all ages. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $3,500.

Available opportunities

  • Presenting Sponsor of Autumn at the Arboretum
  • Automotive Sponsor
  • Mommy & Me Mondays
  • Caroline Rose Hunt Society Dinner
  • Tiny Tots Tuesdays
  • Family Fun Weekends
  • Pumpkin Village
  • Individual Pumpkin Houses
  • Goblins in the Garden

Holiday at the Arboretum

Thousands of families visit the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden during Holiday at the Arboretum to enjoy the garden transformed for the magic of the season including the beloved Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas Gazebos and the Dazzling Musical Tree! Sponsorship opportunities begin at $5,000.

Available opportunities:

  • Christmas Village House Sponsor
  • 12 Days of Christmas Gazebo Sponsor
  • Opening Night Sponsor
  • Weekly Sponsorships
  • Friends of the Arboretum Holiday Party
  • Sweets and Treats with Santa

Seasonal Sponsorship Opportunities

From May through August, we feature a variety of activities and special events on Mother’s Day and Memorial Day weekends. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $3,500.

Available Opportunities

  • Family Fun Fridays
  • August Dollar Days
  • Artscape
  • Garden of Music
  • Mother’s Day Weekend
  • Memorial Day Weekend & Concert

Cool Thursdays Concert Series

The Cool Thursdays Concerts Series return each spring and fall with new and exciting national cover bands and some of the Metroplex’s best food trucks. These lakeside evenings are a great place to entertain clients, family and friends. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $6,000.

Available opportunities:

  • Spring & Fall Concert Series Presenting Sponsor
  • Individual Sponsor Concert

Tour des Fleurs

This annual race benefiting the Dallas Arboretum attracts approximately 2,500 people every year, and includes both quarter and half marathon courses around White Rock Lake, and a post-race party and DJ at the Arboretum. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $500.

Opportunities include

  • Presenting Sponsor
  • Patron Sponsor
  • Contributing Sponsor
  • Volunteer T-Shirt Sponsor
  • Supporting Sponsor
  • Hat Sponsor
  • Drawstring Bag Sponsor
  • Finisher Medal Sponsor

Children’s Education

The Dallas Arboretum is widely recognized as one of the nation’s premier display gardens, but it is also a world-class science education facility. The Arboretum’s life, earth and environmental science programs reach more than 100,000 school-age children every year. For many of these children, a class at the Arboretum is their first chance to study nature in nature. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $2,500.

Opportunities include:

  • Education Program Presenting Sponsor
  • Individual Education Program Sponsorship
  • Classroom Lab & Outreach Programs Programs
  • Afterschool Programs
  • Academic Overnights
  • Professional Learning
  • Summer Camps

Garden Tram Tours and Fitness Trail

Many visitors enjoy walking the Arboretum’s Fitness Trail through the gardens as a way to exercise in a spectacular setting. The Presenting Sponsorship opportunity is $10,000.

The volunteer-driven tram tours are a welcome site for visitors who may not be able to walk the length of the Arboretum’s 66-acre property. Sponsorship of the Garden Tram System is available for six months or a full year, beginning at $5,000.

Children’s Adventure Garden Opportunities

The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is an 8-acre “museum without walls” designed to reinforce state and national curriculum standards for life and earth sciences for children in preschool through 6th grade.

Learning Galleries

Seven of the Children’s Adventure Garden’s learning galleries offer teacher-led classes for school groups, many from very low-performing and high-risk schools. Sponsorship begins at $25,000 to support the education programming for one school year in any of the following learning galleries.

  • Native Texas
  • Pure Energy
  • Habitats
  • Earth Cycles
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Living Cycles
  • Plants are Alive
  • Incredible Edible

Costumed Characters

Eddie the Educated Eagle, Betty the Bee and Stump the Tree appear in the Children’s Adventure Garden from time to time to tell visitors about life in their own habitats.

Puppet Theater

Children can stage their own puppet plays on the revolving stage in The Glade.

Get in Touch

For additional information or to become a sponsor, please contact Missy Whisler at 214.515.6688 or email