Events & Activities
The Dallas Arboretum has something for everyone. Our world-class, seasonal festivals and exhibits, along with our luxurious private venues for weddings and corporate events help you reconnect with beauty.
Holiday at the Arboretum
Presented by Reliant
November 9 – January 5
Holiday at the Arboretum returns with a garden transformed for the magic of the season including the return of our beloved Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas and our Dazzling Musical Tree! We also invite you to visit our historic DeGolyer House, elaborately decorated by renowned designer Michael Hamilton, and featuring our new collection of nearly 600 nutcrackers amongst other classic Christmas themes.
Cool Thursdays Concerts Series
Make your 2024 one to remember at the coolest spot in Dallas as we celebrate our 27th season with returning favorites and NEW acts!
Edith’s Memory Garden Program
November 10, 17, and December 1, 8
Sponsored by the AWARE Foundation & the Darrell K Royal Research Foundation
Series of four classes for those in the early to middle stages of Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Pre-registration is required. $20 cost includes garden admission for participant and care partner, as well as parking for all four days – a value of over $200.
Virtual and Outreach programming available.
2024 Solar Eclipse
April 8, 2024
We are thrilled to announce the most celestial event of the decade, the Great American Eclipse, taking place at the Dallas Arboretum on April 8, 2024! This extraordinary event will feature a Total Solar Eclipse, where the moon will completely obscure the sun for nearly 4.5 minutes, beginning at 12:30 pm. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness this breathtaking phenomenon, and we have a stellar lineup of partners and activities to make it an unforgettable experience.
Cooking Classes and Demos
Hone your skills in the kitchen with our specialized classes on how to prepare gourmet dishes.