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Open daily from 9am–5pm (select evenings until 7pm)

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Daytime Ceremony & Reception

bride and groom in front of hedges

Daytime Ceremony & Reception

Enjoy the convenience of hosting your wedding ceremony and reception at one of the most beautiful event spaces and premier locations in Dallas. Choose from 15 different venues.

Wedding Ceremony and Reception Package Includes:

  • Six hour rental window: 9am–3pm including set up and tear down. Reception ends at 2pm.
  • White garden chairs placed at ceremony and reception sites
  • Guest and service tables
  • Event Manager who provides set-up consultation and coordination of facility management for event.
  • Event Facilitator to coordinate the load-in, set-up, and strike of the vendors and closes the event.
  • Security provided by a City of Dallas police officer at an additional cost if alcohol is served
  • One hour rehearsal with Event Manager scheduled during normal operating hours. (Gazebo venue does not have rehearsal.)
  • Must use one of the Dallas Arboretum approved caterers

More Details

Available seven days a week, excluding designated Seasonal Festivals.

Deposits: Refundable, based on venue condition
$1,000 ($2,500 if serving red wine or red beverages)

Peak months:

  • March – June
  • September – December

Non-Peak months:

  • January – February
  • July – August

The Alex Camp House is the perfect daytime reception venue for up to 125 guests.

Peak Reception Venue – Alex Camp House: $3,000 plus price of preferred ceremony location 
(Exception: Alex Camp House – $3,600 total if ceremony is at the Secret Garden)

Non-Peak Reception Venue – Alex Camp House: $2,400 plus price of preferred ceremony location 
(Exception: Alex Camp House – $2,900 total if ceremony is at the Secret Garden)

Take the Camp House Virtual Tour

See Camp House Layouts


Available Venues for Daytime Ceremonies

secret garden

Secret Garden

Capacity 125
10am ceremony only

Peak: $2,000
Non-Peak: $1,500

See Secret Garden Layout

Check Availability

lower meadow

Lower Meadow

Capacity 125

Peak: $2,000
Non-Peak: $1,500
$500 deposit

Take a Lower Meadow Virtual Tour

See Lower Meadow Layout

Check Availability



Sunken Garden

McCasland Sunken Garden

Capacity 125

Peak: $2,200
Non-Peak: $1,500
$500 deposit

Take a Sunken Garden Virtual Tour

See Sunken Garden Layout

Magnolia Glade

Nancy Clements Seay Magnolia Glade

Capacity 80
10am ceremony only

Peak: $2,200
Non-Peak: $1,600
$350 deposit



Nancy Rutchik Red Maple Circle

Capacity 80
10am ceremony only

Peak: $2,000
Non-Peak: $1,500
$500 deposit

Take a Red Maple Rill Virtual Tour

See Red Maple Rill Layout

Rose Mary Haggar Rose Garden

Capacity 60
10am ceremony only

Peak: $1,500
Non-Peak: $945
$1,100 deposit

See Haggar Rose Garden Layout



Nancy’s Garden

Capacity 50

Peak: $1,200
Non-Peak: $900
$350 deposit

Take a Nancy’s Garden Virtual Tour

See Nancy’s Garden Layout

Gazebo ceremony

Karen’s Gazebo

Capacity 25

Peak: $850
Non-Peak: $600
$250 deposit

Take a Karen’s Gazebo Virtual Tour

See Karen’s Gazebo Layout


Get in Touch with Us

Submit the information below to check availability, and one of our friendly professionals will be in touch with you shortly.

If you prefer to get in touch with us directly, call 214.515.6513 or email weddings@dallasarboretum.org

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