Engagement, Proposal Ideas

Proposal Ideas: Dallas, Texas

by Alexandra Wolf
Posted July 23, 2020

Last updated on June 28, 2022

If you’re looking for proposal ideas, Dallas should be at the top of your list. Although Texas isn’t famous for romance, special and romantic spots can be found all over Dallas. Dallas has an amazing variety of places, including ultramodern skyscrapers, the largest arts district in the United States, incredible and inspiring museums, and thriving nightlife.

Whether you’re looking for something city-oriented or surrounded by nature, we have curated a list of our favorite go-to spots for your perfect Dallas proposal. 

Proposal Ideas: Dallas Nature Escapes

These beautiful proposal spots make for a scenic backdrop to your special moment.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

This stunning and colorful garden sits on the shores of White Rock Lake, and its beauty has been recognized by many — anyone can see its world-class status from all the awards. Because the Garden can get fairly busy at peak times of the year, there are private areas that you can rent out to set up the dreamy ambiance for your and your loved one’s big moment.

Bluebonnets in Spring 

When it comes to spring proposal ideas, Dallas is the perfect spot. Late spring fills the area will bluebonnets. Bluebonnets are the Texas state flower, loved by all. They are abundant all throughout Texas, so do some research on a great hike or picnic spot surrounded by bluebonnets. This one is time-sensitive as they are only in bloom from late May to mid-July, but they’re sure to blow your partner away. 

Proposals in the City

The electricity of downtown Dallas is the perfect addition to your proposal evening.

Canopy by Hilton Rooftop Lounge 

With the beautiful backdrop of the Dallas skyline behind you, order a signature cocktail with your partner and relax. Enjoy the views and the hotel’s gorgeous atmosphere as the sunset illustrates the sky and buildings. Pop the question at the perfect moment during your dinner and celebrate with champagne or a night at the hotel and spa!  

Trinity Groves Overlook

Trinity Groves Overlook is another great option, as you can enjoy this pocket park for any number of fun activities with your partner. The unmatched sights of the skyline combine with a great view of the Trinity River peacefully flowing beneath you.

The Dallas Opera 

Book tickets for the Dallas Opera at the Winspear Opera house for a classically unique and romantic proposal. The architecture of the opera house is inspiring enough to get down on one knee, but we’re sure that after witnessing the beauty of the opera you’ll be compelled to get married as soon as possible. 

Sports Fan Proposals

If you and your partner are Texas sports fans, you can’t go wrong with this venue.

AT&T Stadium

It’s no secret that Southerners love their sports, and Dallas is no different. AT&T Stadium offers tours of the field and the tunnels, so book in advance for you and your partner. Once you both get to the center of the field, you can ask for their hand. Alternatively, get on the Jumbotron for a spectacularly public proposal.

Out-And-About Proposals

These proposal spots are perfect for adventurous couples.

Mandalay Canals

Whisk your loved one away to a romantic gondola ride in the canals just a 15-minute drive from Dallas. Float over the serene waters, stopping at boardwalk spots as you please. Remember to bring a bottle of bubbly or some snacks for the ride, or celebrate with an after-party as you get off the boat.

Dallas Hot Air Balloon Ride 

Coast through the air overlooking the beautiful landscape, and wait for the sun to dip toward the horizon. Pick your perfect moment to present your partner with their ring. Pop a bottle of champagne to celebrate as you float down from the sky; you will be toasting to the memories and rest of your lives forever.