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Garden of Lights 2018

 

December 1– 23 and 26 – 30
5 – 9 pm
Admission Prices Start at 4pm

No Access to Hamilton Children’s Garden
after 4:30pm during Garden of Lights

San Diego Botanic Garden’s
Annual Gift to the San Diego Community

After the sun goes down, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with over 125,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience!

Festive holiday activities abound including SNOW (on select evenings), horse-drawn wagon rides (also on select eveings), holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, hot mulled wine and refreshments. Enjoy great holiday entertainment every single night! REMEMBER: Santa returns to the North Pole after Christmas, so he will only be at Garden of Lights through Dec. 23rd.

Gloves are Recommended for Participation in the Snow Activity

2017 Regular Pricing (Sunday – Thursday)

Members $10; Seniors, active-duty military, and students $10;
Non-members $15. Children ages 3–12, $5.
There will be additional fees for some activities.


2017 Premium Pricing (Friday – Saturday)

Members $10; Seniors, active-duty military, and students $10;
Non-members $20, Children ages 3-12, $5.  
There will be additional fees for some activities.

(Coupons will not be accepted for Garden of Lights)




2017 Activities Calendar

Entertainment is from 6 – 8 pm nightly

All activities end promptly at 8:30 pm including snow, mulled wine & beer, crafts, food service and visits with Santa.

Horse & Wagon ticket sales begin at 5 pm. Horse & Wagon rides run from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Be advised, there is a limited number of tickets sold for this activity each night from Dec 9 – 23 & 26-30.

Gloves are recommended for participation in the snow activity

Visits with Santa are now through Dec. 23.
Santa returns to the North Pole after Christmas.
NO visits with Santa Dec. 26 – 30


Date % Chance
of Snow*
5 – 8:30 pm

Beer and Mulled Wine**
5 – 8:30 pm nightly
Entertainment
 6 – 8 pm nightly
Horse &
Wagon
5:30 – 8:30 pm nightly
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Our Sponsors

County of San Diego   Shea Homes   Shea Homes  

 

 


Garden of Light sponsorship opportunities are now available!
Please contact Carolyn Zollars
at czollars@SDBGarden.org or 760/ 436-3036 x216.

 

 

 

Banner Photos by John John Bryant and Rachel Cobb