Autumn at the Arboretum is Dallas' Favorite Fall Tradition

Autumn at the Arboretum is presented by Rogers-O'Brien Construction

September 22 - November 21, 2018

Named one of “America’s Best Pumpkin Festivals” by Fodor’s Travel and “One of the World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest.

Our fall festival is a spectacular show of color with 4,500 of fall's favorite flower-Chrysanthemums, along with 150,000 more stunning, fall blooming plants, and our internationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village, featuring more than 90,000 pumpkins, squash and gourds, plus the outstanding Children’s Adventure Garden. Don’t miss this amazing festival and be sure to bring your camera. It is breathtaking color at every turn.

Click the play button below to view a video of autumn.

  • 11/30, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Holiday Sparkle: Christmas Jewelry Sale Event. Enjoy discounts on beautiful nature-inspired jewelry from world-class artisans.
  • 12/1, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Book signing: Alan Elliott, author of Willy the Texas Longhorn, will autograph copies of his charming tale of a longhorn who helps Santa deliver toys one foggy Christmas Eve.
  • 12/8, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., Holiday Open House event. Enjoy 20% discount on all regularly priced merchandise, tastings and free gift with purchase of $25 or more while supplies last.
  • 12/8 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Book signing: Ashley Tull & Robin Ward, Count on smu, sign their book with fun facts about SMU and counting lessons.


Autumn at the Arboretum is presented by Rogers-O'Brien Construction.

Additional sponsors include C.C. Young, Kimberly-Clark, Tom Thumb and DallasChild, Amegy Bank, Doyle & Associates, Mutual of Omaha, Texas Instruments, Macy’s, Full Color Inc., Park Place and True North Advisors.

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