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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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"children's garden"
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"white rock lake"
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"chihuly exhibit"
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"pumpkin patch"
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"pumpkin village"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"spring and fall"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"water features"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A volunteer, Pat S, took me on a tour of the Arboretum. As a northerner, I was very happy to be outdoors and looking at plants in February. Pat knew the history of the garden and pointed out everything from testing gardens to the vegetable...More

Thank Trish M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great green spot for Dallas. Any season really - just large enough for a beautiful walk through nature. The installations by artists are always a great treat as are the Thursday night picnics and music in the summer. The grounds are spotlessly...More

Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I proposed to my now wife in Crape Myrtle Allee. I was blown away by the beauty of this Arboretum, Not just the Crape Myrtle Allee but all the other gardens as well. Different seasons bring different views.. Love visiting in the fall.

Thank Blak J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are Dallas Arboretum members, and this place is hard to beat for both beauty and entertainment. The gardens are beautiful and wonderful year round, as they are gardened to perfection, being updated constantly for the particular season, with Christmas and the Fall, Halloween and...More

Thank hopk2837
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful flowers, very relax, great place to take pictures. Nice view and a good place for young kids running around. There is a lake, so you pay little attention when you have young kids. Enjoy your day out with family. Nice during spring. Little hot...More

Thank silvercode
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Arboretum is a gem. Such a beautiful place and they do live music series and holiday decorations and all kinds of stuff. I even asked my girlfriend to be my girlfriend there! It can be expensive and hours fluctuate, so make sure you look...More

Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven't been to the Dallas Arboretum, you need to make it a priority. It's beautiful, relaxing, really top-notch.

Thank mullju1216
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Working in the Dallas area I decided to go to the Gardens with My wife who flew in for a quick visit it was very nice and comfortable beutiful flowers and sgrubs then there was a band playing jazz --very pleasant I will go back

Thank Ted M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late morning to the Arboretum and stayed the rest of the day. It was early January just after the 12 days of Christmas displays (which were being dismantled unfortunately) and the weather was mid to high 60's. Quite comfortable for we Canadians that...More

Thank Renard K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our trip was very in January, though not the ultimate time to see the beautiful variety of plants and flowers, turned out to be one of the most relaxing days I’ve had in a long time. The weather was perfect. Nestled next to the White...More

Thank bge777
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carol v
1 December 2017|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
Beer and wine are available for purchase at Restaurant DeGolyer and Café on the Green. Guests are welcome to bring in their beverages of choice.
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VidhyaKarthik
18 November 2017|
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Response from AnnIrwin | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They are closed on Thanksgiving but open on the 24th. Also, Check out Groupon Dallas Arboretum for discount coupons, even night time 2 for 1's go to the website, I removed the... More
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Joyce W
3 November 2017|
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Response from mcgotes | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, closed on Thanksgiving Day, however open a few days prior and of course afterwards.
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