Due to the extreme heat tram service may be limited.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Dallas Blooms

Spring Festival

Dallas Blooms

Presented By

Dates

February 19–April 10, 2022

About

“Birds in Paradise”

Named by Southern Living as one of “The Best Places to See Stunning Spring Blooms Across the South,” the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Dallas Blooms, the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest. Presented by Veritex Community Bank, the festival runs February 19 to April 10, 2022.

With the theme “Birds in Paradise,” the spring festival showcases an explosion of color from 100 varieties of spring bulbs, 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms, thousands of azaleas and hundreds of Japanese cherry trees.  Highlights include four larger-than-life peacock topiaries, 500,000 spring blooming bulbs and a variety of themed programming, including bird talks, bird flight shows, demonstrations and more. 

A Six Week Celebration Featuring:

  • 500,000 Tulips
  • Tasting & Cooking Classes
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • Children’s Activities

  • Wine & Beer Pairings
  • Book Signings & Speakers
  • Easter Events
  • + More!

One of the Top 14 Places in the World to See Spring Flowers.

Dallas Blooms Events

  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, August 13 at
  • Learn More about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    Visit with local Dallas artist Kella Carlton as she does a vendor demo and sale of her handmade bird feeders, teapot birdhouses, and more.
    More Details about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Saturday, August 13 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, August 13 at
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    Music & Performances

    Sunday, August 14 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, August 14 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, August 17 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, August 20 at
  • Learn More about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    Visit with local Dallas artist Kella Carlton as she does a vendor demo and sale of her handmade bird feeders, teapot birdhouses, and more.
    More Details about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Saturday, August 20 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, August 20 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, August 20 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, August 21 at
  • Learn More about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    Visit with local Dallas artist Kella Carlton as she does a vendor demo and sale of her handmade bird feeders, teapot birdhouses, and more.
    More Details about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Sunday, August 21 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, August 24 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, August 27 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, August 27 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, August 28 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, August 31 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, September 1 at
  • Learn More about July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Dallas Zoo: Animal Adventures

    Located at Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn

    Learn about how animals survive in the unique habitats with animals from the Dallas Zoo.
    More Details about Dallas Zoo: Animal Adventures

    Dallas Zoo: Animal Adventures

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, September 3 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Sunday, September 4 at
  • Learn More about July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    Sunday, September 4 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, September 4 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, September 4 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, September 4 at
  • Learn More about July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    July 4 & Family Fun Weekends

    Monday, September 5 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Monday, September 5 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Monday, September 5 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Monday, September 5 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Monday, September 5 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, September 7 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, September 8 at
  • Learn More about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    Visit with local Dallas artist Kella Carlton as she does a vendor demo and sale of her handmade bird feeders, teapot birdhouses, and more.
    More Details about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Friday, September 9 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Saturday, September 10 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Sunday, September 11 at
  • Learn More about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    Visit with local Dallas artist Kella Carlton as she does a vendor demo and sale of her handmade bird feeders, teapot birdhouses, and more.
    More Details about Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Bird Décor with Kella Carlton

    Sunday, September 11 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, September 15 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, September 17 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, September 17 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, September 18 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Sunday, September 18 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, September 21 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, September 21 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, September 22 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, September 22 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, September 24 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, September 24 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, September 25 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, September 28 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, September 29 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, September 29 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 1 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, October 1 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 1 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 2 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 2 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 5 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 5 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, October 6 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, October 6 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Friday, October 7 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Friday, October 7 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 8 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Saturday, October 8 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 8 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 9 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 9 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Monday, October 10 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Monday, October 10 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 12 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 12 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, October 13 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, October 13 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 15 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 15 at
  • Learn More about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Located at A Tasteful Place Overlook

    Sample local beers and wines at our weekend tastings.
    More Details about Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Weekend Beer & Wine Tastings

    Sunday, October 16 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 16 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 16 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 19 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Wednesday, October 19 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 19 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, October 20 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, October 20 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 22 at
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    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 22 at
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    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 23 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 23 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 26 at
  • Learn More about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Located at A Tasteful Place

    Take a mid-week breather at the Dallas Arboretum. This event is for guests 21+.
    More Details about Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wind Down Wednesdays

    Wednesday, October 26 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, October 27 at
  • Learn More about What’s In Bloom Walk

    Located at Main Entry Plaza

    A 30-minute walk with Join Dave Forehand to admire the blooms.
    More Details about What’s In Bloom Walk

    What’s In Bloom Walk

    Thursday, October 27 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 29 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Saturday, October 29 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 30 at
  • Learn More about Music & Performances

    Music & Performances

    Sunday, October 30 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, November 3 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, November 9 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, November 10 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Friday, November 11 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Saturday, November 12 at
  • Learn More about Kelley Family Days

    Located at Children’s Garden

    Through a generous gift from the Kelley Family, complimentary admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden will be offered on select dates.
    More Details about Kelley Family Days

    Kelley Family Days

    Sunday, November 13 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, November 16 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, November 17 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, November 24 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, November 30 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, December 1 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, December 7 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, December 8 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, December 14 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, December 15 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, December 22 at
  • Learn More about BOGO Wednesdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Buy one admission, get one admission every Wednesday. Excludes August Dollar Days.
    More Details about BOGO Wednesdays

    BOGO Wednesdays

    Wednesday, December 28 at
  • Learn More about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Located at Main Garden

    Seniors 65+ get $1 off senior daytime general admission on Thursdays and receive 20% off in the gift store.
    More Details about CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

    Thursday, December 29 at
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Event Overview During Dallas Blooms

Seasonal Programming

Window to the Wild

April 9 & 10 
Various Locations

Join Window to the Wild for educational bird exposition or a meet & greet with birds and their trainers.

April 9 at 10:30am: Bird Show, Concert Stage
April 10 at 10:30am: Bird Show, Concert Stage

 

Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center

April 15 & May 13 • 11am
Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn

Katie Christman, Education Specialist at Cedar Hill’s Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center, joins us for a series of bird talks focused on native birds in your backyard. Plus, she brings the center’s American Kestrel for a live bird demonstration on March 19!

April 15 Supporting birds with native plants
May 13 Backyard Bird Q&A

 

Bird Décor with Vanessa Camara Designs

April 9 • 11am-3pm
Main Entry Plaza

Join local Dallas designer Vanessa Camara as she does a vendor demo and sale of hand painted bird items such as painted wooden bird earrings, wooden eggs and wooden bird houses.

 

Dallas Zoo: Animal Adventures

April 16 & May 28 
Various Locations

The Dallas Zoo’s Animal Adventures program is a 30-45-minute educational program featuring 5-7 ambassador animals including birds, mammals and reptiles. Join us to meet animals from all over the world, learn all about their amazing adaptations, and educate yourself on what we can do to help create a better world for animals.

April 16: Concert Stage, 10:30am
May 28: Concert Stage, 10:30am

 

Spring Birding with Author Jennifer Bristol

April 9 • 10-11:30am
Test Pavilion, A Tasteful Place

Join former Texas Children in Nature Network state coordinator, Jennifer Bristol, for a fun morning of birding and discussing her new book, Parking Lot Birding: A Fun Guide to Discovering Birds in Texas. The Dallas Arboretum is the perfect place to observe and experience annual migrations! We meet in A Tasteful Place to hear Jennifer share about her book, and then she leads a bird walk throughout the garden. On April 9, we venture a bit further off the beaten path! Jennifer sign books after the program, so bring your own copy or pick one up in our gift store while supplies last.

 

Bird Walks with Jake Poinsett of the Trinity River Audubon Center

May 29 • 11am
Main Garden Entry Plaza

Jake Poinsett, Trinity River Audubon Center program manager, as he leads a guided bird walk through the Dallas Arboretum in search of various birds that use the garden’s plants.

 

What’s in Bloom Walk

Thursdays • February 24-April 7 • 1pm
Main Garden Entry Plaza

We’ve taken our popular weekly social media post by Vice President of Gardens Dave Forehand and made it into a weekly walk! Join the Dallas Arboretum Horticulture team each Thursday for a 30-minute walk featuring Dave’s top blooming plants of the week.

 

Bird Photography with Cathy Burkey

April 7  • 11am
Main Garden Entry Plaza

Professional photographer and photography instructor, Cathy Burkey, brings 21 years of experience as the Dallas Zoo’s staff photographer to the garden in this colorful talk highlighting her favorite bird shots over the years. She also discusses tip and tricks for shooting birds and other wildlife in their natural environments. Bring your own device – iPhone or traditional photography is great.


David Chicken

April 10 • 11:15am-12pm & 2:30-3:15pm
Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn

David Chicken, three-time Emmy award-winning musician, leads the audience through a high-energy, interactive performance. Filled with creative movement, educational messages and general hilarity, the show is filled with David’s award-winning original music.

 

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Daily & Repeating Programs

Member Mornings

Daily • March 13-November 5

Take advantage of your membership with an early morning walk. Enjoy early access to the garden as we prepare for the day. No photography allowed.


Historical Tours

Monday-Saturday • 10am-4pm • Sunday • 12-4pm
DeGolyer House

Visit the DeGolyer House for a tour of the beautiful, historic home, while listening to knowledgeable docents speak about the history.

 

Mommy and Me Mondays & Tiny Tot Tuesdays

Every Monday and Tuesday • February 21-April 5 • 10am-2pm
Outside Pecan Grove

Presented by Kimberly-Clark

Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays: Fan Favorites Country Critters Petting Zoo joins us with their menagerie of farm favorites including adorable chickens and ducks; our NEW Story Time (10am and 10:30am) features favorite bird titles including Chicken Little; face painting returns with the amazing artistry including colorful birds; and crowd favorite Kindermusik (12pm) enhances children’s minds by singing about all they see in the garden including birds trees  and flowers.


BOGO Wednesdays

February 23-April 6 (excludes March 16)• 9am-5pm

Buy one ticket, get lowest price ticket free. Parking not included.


CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

February 24-April 7 • 9am-5pm

Seniors 65 and older get in for $1 off general garden admission and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.


Dallas College Cooks

Every Monday at A Tasteful Place • 11am

Certified American Culinary Federation Sous Chef and National Competitor Chef Cooper Davis creates healthy and delicious seasonal dishes your family will love!

April: Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms with Tomato and Herb Salad

 

Tasteful Tuesdays Floral Demos

Every Tuesday at A Tasteful Place • 11am

April 5: En Fleur, Best of The Knot winner, shows you how to create a sweet and dainty floral arrangement that uses a bird’s nest as a centerpiece nestled amongst floral and greenery from your yard with a few spring flowers and stems from the local grocery store.


Daily Tastings Demo with Chef Isabel

Every Tuesday • 1pm
A Tasteful Place

Resident Chef Isabel Snetsinger shows how she creates the samples you enjoy each week at the Ruthie Pack Tasting Plaza.


Chef-Tastic Cooking Demos

Most Wednesdays and Thursdays • 11am
A Tasteful Place

April 6: Ruthie’s Rolling Café is back with ideas for National Make Lunch Count Day

Learn to Grow Fridays

Fridays • 11am
A Tasteful Place

Presented by the North Texas Master Gardeners, the Dallas Arboretum Horticultural Staff and local experts. Enjoy special tips and presentations on spring plants and gardening topics.

April 8: Learn how to make a bird bath and drip to attract feathered friends to your outdoor spaces


Wind Down Wednesdays

Wednesdays • 3-5pm • 21+
Three Sisters Overlook at
A Tasteful Place 

Join local breweries and wineries on select dates to sample and learn about their local selections

April 6: Wine tasting by Carmela Winery in Celina

Paid Classes & Programming


Discounts

BOGO Wednesdays

Every Wednesday* 9am–5pm
Buy one, get one free admission every Wednesday.

CC Young Senior Living Thursdays

Every Thursday 9am–5pm
Seniors 65 and older get in for $13 general garden admission on Thursdays and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.


Blooms 2022 Sponsors

See the beauty of Dallas Blooms

The Radford L. and Patricia Crocker Foundation presents Spring at the Arboretum

See everything spring has to offer

Membership

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.