Celebrate the holiday season at the Dallas Arboretum November 25, 2011 through January 1, 2012 with Holiday at the Arboretum: "It's a Fairy Tale World."
Enjoy a compilation of hundreds of Santas in all shapes, sizes and colors from private collections on display in the DeGolyer Estate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The DeGolyer House is beautifully decorated for the holidays with Santa and the North Pole, the 12 Days of Christmas, the Night Before Christmas, and more illuminated enchantment.
Take photos inside Cinderella’s enchanted holiday carriage outside the DeGolyer Estate. This beautiful life-sized carriage is white with gold detailing and measures more than six feet tall and six feet wide. Two full-size topiary horses pull the carriage. A three minute maximum is allowed for each family to take their own photographs.
A fairy tale costumed character will appear daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer will also appear from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Holiday Seated Tea
November 26 through December 31, 2011. Presented by Gil’s Elegant Catering in Restaurant DeGolyer. Daily 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. seatings - *December 24 & 31 at 11 a.m. only. Reservations required by calling 214-766-5433. A 72-hour cancellation policy for payment refund applies.
The enclosed Dining Tent on the DeGolyer Loggia adjoins the DeGolyer home where lunch is available everyday. The outdoor patio with heaters next to the Visitors Pavillion has food selections available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
AT&T Senior Citizen discounts are available on Thursdays. Receive $8.50 admission and 20% discount in the gift shop.
The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218. 214-515-6500.