Holiday at the Arboretum is back with one million lights, a Christmas village, a 50-foot dazzling musical tree, and more! As we bid goodbye to the beloved pumpkins at The Dallas Arboretum, we say hello to the twinkling holiday lights, presented by Reliant Energy. Explore 66 acres full of festive decor with vendor markets, live performances, and more through NYE, and tickets are on sale now!

Updated November 2023


Get in the spirit with friends & family at this must-visit holiday experience! Explore a European-inspired Christmas market, meet Santa Clause, and sip on hot chocolate as you stroll this festive DFW staple! The three exhibits this year are The Christmas Village, 12 Days of Christmas, and The DeGolyer House, an exciting new addition to the lineup! More details on each are below.

Holiday at The Arboretum


🎄 The Christmas Village: The botanical garden is bringing back The Christmas Village that’s made up of 12 charming shops inspired by a quaint European hamlet. Find themed houses like a bookstore, candy and floral shop, bakery, and even a post office where you can drop off your letters to Santa!

☃️ 12 Days of Christmas: The stunning 12 Days of Christmas gazebos return featuring beautifully adorned 25-foot-tall Victorian-style glass gazebos that come to life with mannequins and animals who move in sync with classic Christmas tunes!

🎅 The DeGolyer House: The newest addition this year is the historic DeGolyer House, beautifully decorated with a collection of 600 nutcrackers, Santas, angels, nativities, and more!



Holiday at the Arboretum is here to stay until January 5th! Head to their website to purchase daytime or nighttime admission tickets, and check out their calendar for more holiday events!