Dallas Arboretum children’s garden: Photo by Danny Fulgencio

This weekend, the Dallas Arboretum will host a Memorial Day Family Fun Weekend with family-friendly activities and live performances. Admission is included with garden admission or membership.

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The weekend will begin on Saturday, May 27 and run through Memorial Day. Tickets purchased to the garden will also include admission to the Children’s Adventure Garden, courtesy of a gift by the William G. Kelley Family.

For younger guests, there will be a petting zoo each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and story time at 10 and 10:30 a.m. Additionally, there will be a live pianist at Jeanne’s Pavilion from noon to 2 p.m. and a live band at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn from 2 to 4 p.m.

As part of the Memorial Day celebration, all active military personnel, veterans and first responders will receive complimentary admission free of charge on Monday.