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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We visited the Dallas Arboretum based on the many positive reviews on TripAdvisor. While we thought the price of admission and parking were a bit steep ($45 for two people), at the end of the day we felt the price was worth it. The gardens...More

Thank SFoz66
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Colors, foliage, designs, and the lake - breath-taking! Fun for all ages. There is something here for everyone especially with the new children's garden.

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We saw this stunning site after hours for a sunset wedding. It has beautifully landscaped gardens with winding paved walking paths throughout the gardens. The wedding reception was held inside a large room on the grounds. Overall a very nice facility. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Lynnellenallen
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The Arboretum is very close to my heart, My mother was a master gardener in Dallas county. She spent 40 yrs digging in the dirt here, Its a city park, 40 acres of truly beautiful gardens. Year around color, so each season you will enjoy...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visited the Aboretum with my sister who lives in Dallas. Wonderful gardens, trees and sculptures. We stopped at the cafe for lunch and the service and food was first class. Lovely day

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Both my wife and have enjoyed walking around and setting in quite and tranquil envirerment. I had done a number of photo shoots for both wedding and landscape. The grounds are impeccable , the staff are always helpful. Enjoy.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to enjoy a beautiful walk with the entire family. Newly children's area is educational and fun for all ages. Would consider bringing my students for a field trip than any other place. Highly recommend!

Thank OLara2332
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a must do event to welcome fall! Each year we look forward to seeing the amazing transformation of the garden into a festival of fall!

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We visited this Garden, really the time we spent their was enjoyable, we wish we have more time to stay up there, we did take much photos and we shared these photos with our family members at our country. We recommend for all those who...More

Thank afares2016
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

If your anyway near here during autumn, you HAVE to stop by!! I've never seen so many pumpkins in my life!! It's truly a pumpkin wonderland. Totally worth the $15!! (Btw parking is also $15) The rest of the arboretum is beautiful as well.

Thank Sami G
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
You will need separate concert tickets but buy early as the concerts do tend sell out. You can purchase them online. It is lawn seating ~ either on a blanket or in a chair. The chairs have to be low profile beach type... More
19 May 2017|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
The only recommended parking for the Arboretum is onsite or in the parking garage. We offer pre-paid online parking for $8. Many folks use Uber from their hotel or homes.
25 April 2017|
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Response from sjr1974 | Reviewed this property |
the email should work, just make sure it has the bar code or whatever it is they need to scan