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Memorial Day at The Arboretum

May 15 - May 17

An American flag prominently displayed among red flowers under a warm, sunlit sky, with The Scout Guide Dallas logo at the top center.

Dallas Arboretum and Gardens

Spend the holiday weekend at the Dallas Arboretum during Memorial Day Family Fun Weekend, presented by Primrose Schools in Dallas – Fort Worth. Stroll through the garden with 65,000 new, vibrant and colorful summer plantings including elephant ears, birds of paradise, and bromeliads.

Active military, honorable discharged veterans, and active first responders receive complimentary individual admission on Memorial Day, May 27. 

 

Main Garden Schedule

Saturday, May 25

  • 10 am – 2pm Country Critters Petting Zoo (Lakeside Exhibit Area)
  • 10am – 4pm Historical Tours of the DeGolyer House
  • 10am – 4pm Complimentary Tastings/ Daily Samples (A Tasteful Place)
  • 12 – 2pm Kira Hurley, Pianist (Jeanne’s Pavilion)
  • 2 – 4pm Mr. Inez, A Tribute to Rock (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

Sunday, May 26

  • 10am – 2pm Country Critters Petting Zoo (Lakeside Exhibit Area)
  • 10am – 4pm Complimentary Tastings/ Daily Samples (A Tasteful Place)
  • 12 – 4pm Historical Tours of the DeGolyer House
  • 12- 2pm JC Dacunos, Pianist (Jeanne’s Pavilion)
  • 2 – 4pm Audra Scott, Jazz (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

Monday, May 27

  • 10am – 2pm Country Critters Petting Zoo (Lakeside Exhibit Area)
  • 10am – 4pm Complimentary Tastings/ Daily Samples (A Tasteful Place)
  • 10am – 4pm Historical Tours of the DeGolyer House
  • 11am Cooking Demonstration: Steak Salad, Dallas College alum, Chef Libby Wright (A Tasteful Place)
  • 12 – 2pm Music Starz Studio, Pianist (Jeanne’s Pavilion)
  • 2 – 4pm Ashmore, Dallas-Fort Worth’s Best Classic Rock (Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden Schedule

Saturday and Sunday, May 25-26

  • 10am – 12pm STEM Stop A: Dino Dig
  • 10:30am Puppet Show
  • 11am Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 11:30am OmniGlobe Presentation
  • 12:30pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 1 – 3pm STEM Stop B: What Teeth Tell Us
  • 1:30pm Puppet Show
  • 2pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 2:30pm OmniGlobe Presentation
  • 3:30pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 4pm OmniGlobe Presentation

Monday, May 27

  • 10:30am Storytime
  • 12:30pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 1:30pm STEM Stop A: Dino Dig
  • 2pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 2:30pm OmniGlobe Presentation
  • 3pm STEM Stop B: What Teeth Tell Us
  • 3:30pm Discovery Lab: Fizzy Dino Lab
  • 4pm OmniGlobe Presentation.