The Dallas Arboretum and Gardens
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a 66-acre botanical garden located at 8525 Garland Road in East Dallas, Dallas, Texas, on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake and includes a complete life science laboratory with endless potential for discovery.
The Arboretum has a 75-member Board of Directors, 120 full-time paid staff members, 50+ part-time paid staff members, and more than 273 active volunteers. It is a series of gardens and fountains with a view of the lake and the Downtown Dallas skyline.
The mission of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is to build and maintain a public venue that promotes the art, enjoyment and knowledge of horticulture, while providing opportunities for education and research. They are committed to excellence, good management and fiscal responsibility.
The Arboretum makes learning fun for all ages through children’s school programming, family events, homeschool and overnight programs, scout badge programs and teacher professional workshops.
The Arboretum has been listed among the top arboretums in the world and the number of honors is extensive. The Dallas Arboretum is proud to offer the public an array of popular annual events, educational programs for children and adults, and an emphasis on family-oriented activities.
Holiday at the Arboretum
Presented by Reliant – November 9 to December 31
Holiday at the Arboretum features the return of the magnificent 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, “The Artistry of the Nativity” in the DeGolyer House, with 500 crèches from over 50 countries, as well as 500,000 lights throughout the garden at night and a 30-foot-tall tree at the center of property. Check out the 12 Days of Christmas at night, Sundays from 6-9pm, November 14 – December 30, PLUS additional special offerings Monday and Tuesday December 17 & 18.
Live Music Every Weekend
Enjoy the Best Wedding Bands in the Metroplex every Saturday and Sunday, free with paid admission.
Stay at The Wingate by Wyndham Dallas/Las Colinas when you visit The Dallas Arboretum and Gardens
Welcome to the Wingate by Wyndham Dallas / Las Colinas in Irving, TX. Located off Highway 114, our hotel keeps you close to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and other upscale shops, restaurants, attractions and businesses. Easy freeway access to our hotel makes leisure and business travel convenient. We are your comfortable home away from home with a dedicated staff and business savvy amenities that exude genuine Texas hospitality.
Our hotel offers easy access to a variety of the city’s best attractions. Relax in one of six different room types and enjoy complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi. Shuttle services are also provided Monday-Friday from 7am-10pm to locations within a 5-mile radius. Rooms will be filling up soon, book now for the best available rates!
We are 19.8 miles away from The Dallas Arboretum and Gardens. A visit to these gardens is a magical experience you don’t want to miss!