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Check Out the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Celebrate Spring at This Botanical Garden in Dallas

Spring has officially sprung and with it comes beautiful blooms at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens located near 75 West. Featuring 88 acres of botanical sights and sprawling greenery, this is a must-visit destination that not only features plants but events and dining hotspots in a lush atmosphere. Read on to see how you can make the most out of your next visit.

Jonsson Color Garden

One of the lovely gardens you'll find on site is the Jonsson Color Garden. It features six and a half acres of beauty and includes gorgeous seasonal plants and flowers. Among others, the garden showcases over 2,000 types of azaleas. Now and through summer you will find the most vibrant colors and great weather. It's no wonder that you can even hold events like weddings or just have an everyday picnic here.

Cool Thursdays Concert Series

The gardens are more than just a place for vibrant plant life. On Thursday evenings, check out inspiring views of White Rock Lake and jam out at Cool Thursdays Concert Series. The upcoming concerts include a variety of bands, sure to get you moving. In addition, there are fantastic food trucks so that you can refuel with good eats. Enter starting at 6 p.m. for a 7:30 p.m. concert time.

Food Classes and Dining

Whether you want to enjoy a meal or learn how to cook one, there are a lot of options at the gardens. At A Tasteful Place, choose from carefully curated cooking classes and demonstrations. Weeknight Dinner All-stars will cover recipes to jazz up your cooking during the week. Learn how to make creamy lemon chicken pasta, savory roasted brussel sprouts,  and finish with chewy oatmeal raisin cookies.

Not only that, but you can also sit down for a meal, sandwich or tea at dining locations at the garden. Sit down for tea time or have a meal at Restaurant DeGolyer Indoor Tea Room, among other spots.

After a gorgeous day at the botanical garden in Dallas, plan a fun date night. There's always something amazing to do around our apartments in Dallas. When you want to keep the fun going, contact us. We'll show you why 75 West makes the best home base in a vibrant community.