8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Hours and Admission

Large Lagoon of the Lay Family Garden

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Hours and Admission

Hours of Operation

Open Daily 9am – 5pm

Administrative Office Hours

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 5pm

Customer Service Hours

Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm

The Arboretum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Admission Costs

Any Day
Jan 2 – Feb 28
Apr 13 – Jul 31
Sep 1 – 18
Nov 2 – 25
Aug 1 – 31
Adult (13-64) $17 $5 $15 $2 FREE
Senior (65+) $14 $5 $12 $2 FREE
Child (2-12) $12 $5 $10 $2 FREE
Children’s Adventure Garden $3 addl Closed $2 addl $2 FREE
Parking $15 $15 $15 $5 FREE
Parking (online) $10 $10 $10 $5 FREE

Buy Tickets

Buy Children’s Garden Tickets

*Note: The Children’s Adventure Garden is closed for preventative maintenance from January 1 – February 28.

Paid general admission is required for all who wish to enjoy one of our fine dining options (although members always get into the gardens free, of course).

Members Only Hours

March 8 to November 3

Members are allowed to enter the gardens at 7am for two hours of exclusive access.
No photography is allowed during this time.

Additional Information

Rainy Day Guarantee

If the rain won’t go away, you can come back another day! The Arboretum’s rainy day pass will guarantee another free entry if rain interrupts your visit. Tickets are issued at the ticket booth on the day of the occurrence only. Offer valid for a full paid general garden admission. Rainy day tickets are good any day from 9am-5pm for up to three months from the original date of purchase. Rainy day passes are only good for the original type of ticket purchased.

*This policy does not apply to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, the Cool Thursdays Concert Series or Parking.

See the beauty of the Arboretum

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.