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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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It's a beautiful, stress-free and relaxing place to be. The flowers itself will rejuvenate you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cesar B
Beautiful day beautiful gardens!

I thoroughly enjoyed the gardens and the gift shop. I loved the variety and the map was very... read more

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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
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a beautiful, stress-free and relaxing place to be. The flowers itself will rejuvenate you. Highly recommended.

Thank Cesar B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the gardens and the gift shop. I loved the variety and the map was very helpful. I definitely will visit again!

Thank 231feliciah
Reviewed yesterday

So, so much to see you have to plan a whole day to see it all. I was taking my nieces graduation photo's and could not have picked a better place to do it. The grounds are just beautiful and what a variety too! A...More

Thank Judy T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had so much fun, so many pictures. We will return with friends and family next time for sure. Be prepared for a pick-nick. Swimming suits for your little ones.They had a petting zoo when we went and many other kid activities. We bought the...More

Thank edithr209
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always well-maintained, almost always beautiful. Not Buchart Gardens or anything that spectacular, but one of the better city arboretums I've visited. A weekend visit is not as enjoyable IMO, only bc of crowds & parking challenges.

Thank Razorback_91
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a good place for a walk alone or with friends, especially during spring and fall seasons. Fantastic display of flowers!!

Thank AHS64
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at the former DeGolyer mansion on the garden grounds, then toured the fall exhibition. The location on White Rock Lake is aesthetically very pleasing and the grounds are excellent. We’ve enjoyed the botanical gardens for many years; every visit...More

Thank carterstac
Reviewed yesterday

Have held a family membership here for year, Always a great place to visit and see. Great for photos, or have a picnic in the spring.

Thank davidpowens
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoy going to the Dallas Arboretum. Especially when it is spring time and all the flowers are in bloom. It is nice to walk around and get fresh air. The flowers are very pretty. All different kind of flowers. Starting in October they...More

Thank Crystal M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking! The tulips were beautiful exquisite, as were all the other flowers. Great for a picnic!

Thank espeed2018
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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.
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
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.