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Dallas Blooms/Cherry Blossom Festival, Dallas Arboretum

While the displays in North Texas are not as grand in scale as the 3,000 Yoshino cherry trees on Washington, D.C.’s  National Mall, they are a lot closer!  Each North Texas spring they foam with awe-inspiring pink and white blooms at the Dallas Arboretum which is ranked one of the top ten best botanical gardens in the United States by USA Today.  Cherry trees are one of the most beautiful flowering trees covered with puffs of pinkish cotton candy, but their blossoms only last about 10 days (that’s assuming we do not get a torrential, hail storm, a sudden freeze or a heat wave.)  There are over 150 cherry trees here, reaching up to 30 feet tall, and they bloom profusely plus we can walk the garden trails (or catch one of their shuttle carts) to enjoy other stunning landscapes.  We’ll leave at 9:30 am, tour the beautiful grounds, eat at Smoky Rose Restaurant (so bring lunch money) and return by 2:00 pm.  Prices are $15 for members and $17 for nonmembers.

 

When: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Where: 
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX
Event type: 
Tentative Event: 
No