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Thanks-Giving Square: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Thanks-Giving Square is a place that inspires gratitude and honors the great American and world traditions of thanksgiving. Designed in 1976 by architect Philip Johnson, this island of serenity in the heart of downtown Dallas contains a landscaped...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1627 Pacific Ave, Bordered by Bryan Street, Pacific Avenue, and N Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75201-3601
Downtown Dallas
+1 214-986-9900
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Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect but this chapel is visible from the place I was staying so I went in early on a Sunday morning to check it out. Stained glass is my favorite art medium and this did not disappoint. Really serene...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lesleyc64
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

My husband and I brought my sister and her boyfriend here on Sunday! I remember seeing Bobby and Pam break up here on Dallas so the memories came flooding back.... the cathedral is so pretty with all the spiral stain glass! The outside leading up...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank willh446
Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

Took a young couple to the ring at Thanksgiving square for an engagement shoot. It was a perfect spot for pictures. I was able to shoot different angles with different backgrounds. The couple was pleased.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

When I worked at City Hall in the 1980’s I would eat lunch here and enjoy the serenity. The facility is still striking and worth a visit, but on the Monday after Easter the water was turned off and the chapel was closed. Glad I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed 21 March 2019

Good area though requires cleaning. I liked the candle like monument. There is a metro station on this place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JoyShurjo
Reviewed 27 January 2019

This cute sq is in the very center, just parallel 5 min walk from the giant eyeball. The sq is triangle shaped and starts from an exterior belfry in the angle, then widening to a cute park where's the all faiths rounded spiral Chapel. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B1714D
Reviewed 27 January 2019

The chapel was closed, but the surrounding grounds were dirty and some areas smelled like urine. Good concept, but need to provide better care.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AZ-DesertRat87
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

So the only reason for not 5 stars was the water features were not going so that part was nasty looking but the building was amazing must go in and check out the stained glass and etched windows. The bells going off was a peasant...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank oneczyrandy
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

We decided to check out thanksgiving square in Dallas since I was stuck here for work, and my partner in crime decided she didn’t want me hanging out alone for Turkeyday. It’s really a lot smaller than I thought it would be, but it has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank The_Drunken_Foodist
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Thanks Giving Square is an urban garden in downtown Dallas. It is meditative and serene space that inspires gratitude. Don't miss the Chapel of Thanksgiving, which is the spiritual center of the square. The spiral shaped chapel explores the unity and also represents the diversity...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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There is no admission fee, but donations to the private foundation are accepted.