Garden of Lights 2015
December 5 – 23 and 26 – 30
5 – 9 pm
The Garden of Lights is presented by the County of San Diego
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Please contact Nancy Kelly at NKelly@sdbgarden.org or 760/ 436-3036 x219
to learn how you can be involved in this popular family event.
Watch the GOL video – click here
After the sun goes down in December, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 100,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience!
Join in the fun that includes horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, live music, refreshments and hot mulled wine (on select evenings). Snow also ‘falls’on select nights.
Cost: Members $8; seniors, active military, and students $10; Non-members $14.
Children ages 3–12, $6. There will be additional fees for some activities.
Tickets for Garden of Lights are available at the Welcome Center at the SD Botanic Garden.
There are no advance ticket sales available at the Garden or on the website.
GOL ACTIVITIES LIST
Puppet Shows Schedule
(located in the Ecke Building)
Dec. 26: “Harambee” an African folktale in honor of Kwanza about family working together.
Dec. 29 & 30: “Little Blue and the Trees” from Europe a tale about friendship, birds, and why trees
lose their leaves.
Crafts are available each night in the Ecke Building - free - $1.00
Visits with Santa
Available each night through December 23 - free
Available each night in the Lawn area - free
Horse & Wagon Rides: $3.00 each
Food by Divine Fresh
Delicious traditional Greek selections
(Falafel, Gyros, Kebabs, soups and sweets) served a--la--carte or full meals as well as traditional fare: coffee, hot cocoa, spiced cider, hot dogs and s’mores are available on the Lawn House Patio
*The Snow Forecast is a “Best Guess” prediction based on information available at the time of posting. All snow activity days are dependent upon the current weather conditions and subject to change.
**Mulled Wine costs: $2/4oz, $4/8oz
Party Venue Available for the Holidays
Our beautiful Walled Garden is available for daytime or evening rentals during the month of
December for your intimate holiday wedding, special celebration, or employee party. Evening events really shine when surrounded by our stunning Garden of Lights! Rental includes tables and chairs for
up to 70 guests.
For more information or to make reservations, please call Lita Dantes at 760/ 436–3036 x205
Banner Photos by Rachel Cobb