Texas Discovery Gardens
Located in Dallas’ historic Fair Park, Texas Discovery Gardens is a year-round organically maintained urban oasis filled with natural wonders. Family festivals, workshops, free admission days, and our extensive (and growing) EarthKeepers student education program introduce children and adults to natural outdoor learning experiences. They are the first public garden in the state of Texas to be certified 100% organic by the Texas Organic Research Center. The gardens are maintained using sustainable methods that conserve water and help to protect the environment. At Texas Discovery Gardens you can discover ways to sustain the natural world. Learn from experts at our events, in their exhibits, or by volunteering. They are open Wednesdays-Sundays 10am-5pm to the general public. Texas Discovery Gardens is a beautiful and affordable space to escape the chaos of the city and connect with nature right here in Dallas, Texas
Texas Discovery Gardens is a wedding venue in Dallas, TX. Situated in Dallas’s historic Fair Park, just minutes from downtown, this delightful garden oasis is a perfect setting in which to celebrate the blossoming of love’s young dream. Here, you can let your spirits take flight as upon the wings of the majestic forest queen. Enjoy a day of joy and splendor and leave with memories you’ll cherish forever. Texas Discovery Gardens has indoor and outdoor event spaces. The lovely Grand Allée is a long, narrow lawn lined with Savannah hollies. It features a 40-foot fountain, and it is an ideal spot for large ceremonies involving up to 600 people. The cozy Circular Lawn is perfect for more intimate outdoor gatherings. This lovely green space is surrounded by evergreens and features a beautiful koi pond. The majestic Grand Hall features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the center’s organic gardens. This versatile space accommodates up to 250 seated guests or up to 400 for a cocktail-style reception. You and your guests are also invited to visit the Butterfly House. This multi-level glass vivarium is home to a host of free-flying tropical butterflies, and it is a great location for an intimate indoor ceremony.
The Texas Discovery Gardens team is looking forward to your wedding celebration. Catering services are provided by the Two Sisters Catering company. The company has been in business for more than 30 years, and they offer a range of menus that are sure to make your tastebuds sing. Texas Discovery Gardens is a 501 organization. Our 7.5 acre organic garden features native and adapted plants. Inside, our two-story Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium transports you to a tropical rainforest, complete with hundreds of free-flying tropical butterflies! China, glassware, flatware, and linens are provided for your convenience. An on-site venue manager will also be on hand to help ensure that everything runs smoothly.