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Spend a weeknight outdoors at the Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Aboretum

 DALLAS - The Dallas Arboretum will be open from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays in June allowing guests the opportunity to enjoy a picnic, music and all Mother Nature has to offer during the cooler hours of the day. 


The Pecan Grove will feature four Alice in Wonderland themed flower houses under the cool shade of canopy provided by the large trees surrounded by the vibrant color of Lantana, Periwinkle and Zinnia. Come have an adventure this summer at the Arboretum.   


Activities include:


Concerts at the Arboretum

every Tuesday and Thursdays through July 4
Doors open at 6:00 pm, concerts begin at 7:30 pm. The garden closes at 10 pm. Visit the website to purchase tickets.  


Wind Down in Wonderland 

Wednesday evenings | June 5, 12, 19, 26 | 6 - 10 pm

Pack your picnic and enjoy an evening stroll with great wine and melodies throughout the garden. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland will be open in the evenings for a fun dining experience. Food and beverage are also available for purchase. Visit the website for evening prices. 


Wednesday evenings | The Artists' Garden 

During Wind Down Wednesdays in June, artists Alison Jardine and Erika Jaeggli will share their interpretation of the gardens of the Arboretum during the gallery exhibit, "The Artists' Garden". The artists will lead a tour through the gardens giving their interpretation and inspiration for their gallery on display in Rosine Hall. More information on the website


Come with a group! Group discounts for 20 or more guests are available with advance registration by contacting Torie Parsons at 214.515.6520 or tparsons@dallasarboretum.org.


The Hoffman Family Gift Store is open daily from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 




The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218. The Arboretum is open daily from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. General admission is $15.00/adults, $12.00/seniors 65 and over, $10.00/children ages 12 - 3 and free for Arboretum members and children 2 and under. On-site parking is $10.00. The Arboretum is wheelchair accessible and tram service is available for the mobility impaired, sponsored by Stryker Orthopedics.


The Arboretum is supported, in part, by funds from the City of Dallas, Park and Recreation Department. The Dallas Morning News is the principal partner of the Dallas Arboretum. WFAA is the media sponsor. 


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