Root beer floats part of Memorial Day fun

In honor of America’s armed forces, the Arboretum offers free admission into the main garden during Memorial Day weekend for active duty members and veterans of the United States military, and first responders with a valid photo ID. On Memorial Day, the celebration continues with face painting and a petting zoo in the Pecan Grove. Enjoy $2 hot dogs and $2 root beer floats at the Terrace Café. Live music will play from the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage throughout the weekend. The entertainment is free with paid garden admission.

The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road in Dallas. For more information, call 214-515-6500 or visit

dallasarboretum.org. — Krista Gabbert

Photo courtesy of the Dallas Arboretum

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