The Arboretum autumn festival has been named one of “the best pumpkin picking experiences in the country” by Trip Advisor and “One of The World’s 15 Most Breathtaking Gardens” by Architectural Digest. This year, the Dallas Arboretum’s festival highlights “The Adventures in Neverland,” featuring scenes from the beloved book, Peter and Wendy, September 22 to November 21. The garden offers many festival discounts and invites the public to take advantage of these offers to visit often and usher in fall with a great deal. Autumn at the Arboretum is presented by Rogers-O’Brien Construction.
“With these discounts, we invite everyone to come more than once to see the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village and surrounding displays created with a record-breaking 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash,” said Mary Brinegar, president of the Dallas Arboretum. “You can take pictures at one of the most photographed locations in the south, and bring or purchase food to enjoy among the chrysanthemums and marigolds.”
Exciting activities take place in the main garden as well as in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden during the festival. Visit http://www.dallasarboretum.org/autumn to see daily schedules of activities.
Membership at the Dallas Arboretum
Those that plan to visit more than once should consider purchasing a membership for the best deal. Regular priced general admission (plus parking) for a family of 4 into the main garden for one visit is $75. By purchasing an individual or a family membership, benefits include complimentary admission and parking all year, significant discounts on concert tickets, discounts at local garden centers as well as the Hoffman Family Gift Store and online store, discounted education classes, member-only events, reciprocal free garden admission to more than 200 gardens in the U.S. outside the DFW Metroplex, quarterly newsletter, email updates and more.
Individual $92/1 year
Includes year-round admission for two individuals per visit to the Botanical Garden, plus four complimentary admissions to the Children’s Adventure Garden.
Family $135/1 year
Includes year-round admission for up to six individuals per visit, not living under same roof, to the Botanical Garden, plus 12 complimentary admissions to the Children’s Adventure Garden.
For more information on all the exciting memberships/benefits we have to offer, visit http://www.dallasarboretum.org
September 26-November 21
Buy one, get one admission every Wednesday. Offer excludes Wednesday, October 31.
C. C.Young Senior Thursdays
September 27-November 15
Seniors 65 and older get in for $11 general garden admission on Thursdays and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store. Discount available at ticket booth only.
Football Fun Under the Sun Rivalry Weekend Discounts:
Wear college gear and get $5 off parking. Entering through the ticket booth, guests may put a ticket into the college of choice’s cup to predict who will win. Guests can also bring a pre-carved pumpkin with a team’s logo on it and receive $2 off of main gate admission. **Offer is only valid for dates listed below
September 28-30 Southwest Classic: Texas A&M VS Arkansas (AT&T Stadium)
State Fair Classic: Grambling vs. Prairie View (Cotton Bowl)
October 5-7 Red River Showdown: Texas VS Oklahoma (Cotton Bowl)
$2 State Fair Discount
September 29-October 21
Present ticket stub for $2 off general admission.
Tom Thumb $1 off General Garden Admission
September 22-November 21
Tom Thumb offers $1 off general garden admission tickets, available at area Tom Thumb locations.
Veterans Day Discount:
Any veterans with identification receive free daytime admission on Veterans Day. Offer available only on site at the ticket booth.
Reduced Price Parking:
If purchased in advance online, parking is reduced to $9.
Free Admission for Teachers & Educators:
Complimentary admission to the main garden and Children’s Adventure Garden is available to teachers and educators with a valid picture school ID at the ticket booth. Educators can also purchase a Dallas Arboretum membership and receive a 10 percent discount for the first year with their valid ID.
Group Ticket Discount:
Guests receive a reduced price for general garden daytime admission and Cool Thursday Concerts when 10 or more tickets, or 12 Days of Christmas at Night admission, when 15 or more tickets are purchased in one transaction. Tickets must be purchased in advance and must be redeemed as a group on the date specified. For more information regarding discounted tickets for groups 10 or larger, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-515-6520.
12 Days of Christmas at Night Exhibit (Nov. 14 – Dec. 30) Special Discounts:
Purchase discounted tickets to the family’s favorite holiday tradition, The 12 Days of Christmas and “The Artistry of the Nativity” in the DeGolyer House, early to secure a spot to see 500,000 lights and 12 elaborate 25-foot Victorian-style gazebos throughout our nighttime landscape. “The Artistry of the Nativity” is only open for evening viewings on Wednesday nights, but open during daytime garden hours every weekday.
Purchase discounted tickets between Sept 28 – Oct 19: $10 per ticket for children, adults and seniors for evening entrance on Wednesdays and Thursdays only of the 12 Days at Night festival.
(This offer excludes dates: November 18 – 25 & December 19 – 23).
Autumn at the Arboretum Sponsors:
Autumn at the Arboretum is presented by Rogers-O’Brien Construction.
Additional sponsors include C. C. Young, Kimberly-Clark, Tom Thumb, DallasChild, Amegy Bank, Doyle & Associates, Mutual of Omaha, Texas Instruments, Macy’s, Full Color Inc., Park Place and True North Advisors.
For more information on Autumn at the Arboretum or any of the events, call 214.515.6500 or visit http://www.dallasarboretum.org/autumn