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Dallas Blooms 2024

The largest spring flowers festival of the Southwest takes place at Dallas Arboretum

Best time: February 24–April 8, 2024

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden welcomes the spring season with the amazing Dallas Blooms floral festival, the biggest such event in the state. The annual festival runs from late February to mid-April, showcasing over 100 varieties of spring flowers.

Dallas Blooms Flowers

One of the main highlights of the festival is the tulip garden that features about 350,000 blooms. In addition to that, there are 150,000 other flowers: thousands of daffodils and azaleas, not to mention hundreds of Japanese sakuras and other blooming trees.


During the festival, Dallas Arboretum features three picture-perfect areas: daffodil and hyacinth displays at each entrance, a large American flag horticultural display, and America the Beautiful display in Jonsson Color Garden.

The flower displays change every week as Dallas Blooms focuses on various regions in the United States. Blooming flower beds are complemented with food, music, tasting & cooking classes, kids' activities, and performances. Special events are planned for Easter, St. Patrick's Day, and other spring holidays. Don't miss the festival which was called by The Southern Living magazine one of the Best Places to See Stunning Spring Blooms Across the South.

Dallas Blooms Activities

At Dallas Blooms, guests can not only see gorgeous flowers and watch amazing displays, but also engage in a range of thematic activities. These include educational seminars, live music events, garden tours, kid-friendly arts and crafts projects, and more.

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When is the best time to visit Dallas to attend the Dallas Blooms festival?

The highly anticipated Dallas Blooms festival takes place annually from late February to mid-April, showcasing over 100 varieties of spring flowers and drawing visitors nationwide. The event features blooming beds of tulips, daffodils, azaleas, Japanese sakuras, among other trees. Visitors can plan to enjoy the festival from February 25-April 16, 2023, the period of blooming flowers and spring activities in Dallas. Show more

Where is the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden located?

At the heart of East Dallas' Lake and Garden District sits the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218. It spans 66 acres on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake, featuring twelve display gardens, a children's garden, A Woman's Garden lagoon, and multiple cost-friendly and awe-inspiring wedding and event settings. Show more

What other types of flowers can be found in the tulip garden besides tulips during the festival?

The tulip garden in Dallas Arboretum, a part of the annual Dallas Blooms festival, boasts over 350,000 blooming flowers. Visitors can marvel at 150,000 daffodils and azaleas in various colors, Japanese sakuras, and different flower arrangements each week with a focus on diverse regions in America. Besides the remarkable tulips, visitors enjoy several floral attractions every year. Show more

How frequently are the flower displays changed during the festival?

During the much-anticipated annual Dallas Blooms festival at Dallas Arboretum, flower beds exhibit different arrangements every week, focusing on specific regions in the United States. Over 100 varieties of spring flowers, including the tulip bloom, Japanese sakuras, and daffodils, among others, are featured during the eight weeks of the festival. The rotating exhibitions offer visitors a chance to enjoy new displays every week, making it an ideal location for multiple visits. Show more

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