To celebrate the Easter holiday, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden features exciting activities including live music, free beer samples, festive treats, children's activities and a garden full of floral backdrops perfect for photos from April 19 to April 21.
Easter Weekend Activities in Main Garden:
Friday-Sunday| 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Pecan Grove
Celebrate all weekend with family photos, music, face painting by A Fresh Perspective, and Country Critters petting zoo in the garden.
Good Friday Children's Concert
Sponsored by DallasChild
Friday, April 19 | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn
Celebrate Good Friday with children's activities and family-friendly concerts with Eddie Coker.
New! Break the World Record for Largest Bunny Hop
Saturday, April 20 |Noon| Jonsson Color Garden
Join WFAA Good Morning Texas reporter and producer, Paige McCoy-Smith, and the Easter Bunny in the garden, and help them attempt to break the Guinness World Records for the largest bunny hop. All ages are welcome to participate, and the event is free with paid garden admission.
Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21 |10 a.m. - 4 p.m.| Jonsson Color Garden
Chris Ivey Photography will be in the garden to take family portraits with a live bunny. Portraits are available to purchase from the photographer.
Sunday, April 21| 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. | Restaurant DeGolyer and Rosine Hall
Get together with family and friends for a picturesque brunch. Enjoy an elaborate menu featuring multiple carving stations and extensive chef antipasto displays. Seating for brunch is at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Reservations are required. To book your reservation, please call 214-515-6511. Adults: $68, Children ages 5-10: $32, Children 4 and under: Free
Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden Activities:
Natural Egg Dying, April 12-14 **Extra Weekend Added!
Natural Egg Dying, Easter Weekend, April 19-21
Exploration Center-Plant Lab, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Get excited for two weekends full of egg-citing, egg-themed programs. Stop by the Plant Lab for special egg-squisite egg dying using plant-based dyes. This year, an eggs-tra egg-citing weekend is included, and the plant lab offers egg-speriments every hour on the hour. Be sure to reserve a lab seat online. Appropriate for ages 5 and older.
Creativity Corner: Easter Edition
Friday-Sunday, April 12-14 & April 19-21
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Entry Plaza
Kick off the day by creating a homemade Easter craft to take home.