December 1- 23 and 26 - 30
5 - 8:30 pm
Admission Prices Start at 4pm
No Access to Hamilton Children’s Garden
after 4:30 pm during Garden of Lights
Garden of Lights Activity Schedule
December 1 - 23 and 26 - 30
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Marshmallow Roasting in the Lawn House Courtyard (free)
Musical Lightshow in the Lawn House Courtyard (free)
Children’s Crafts inside the Ecke Building (free)
Spin Art inside the Ecke Building ($1 per piece)
Face Painting inside the Ecke Building (starts at $5)
Nutcracker Display inside the Ecke Building (free)
Hot Mulled Wine in the Walled Garden for ages 21+
(4 oz. cup $3 , 8 oz. cup $6)
Beer in the Walled Garden for ages 21+ (12 oz. $5)
Non-alcoholic Drinks in the Walled Garden and at the Feel Good Coffee Cart (price depending on drink)
Food Truck(s) in the Parking Lot near the Eucalyptus Grove – please see below for detailed Food Truck Schedule
Snow Slope for Sledding in the Eucalyptus Grove (free) – bring your own gloves and appropriate clothing; sleds provided
Toddler Snow Pit in the Eucalyptus Grove (free) – bring your own gloves and appropriate clothing
December 1 – 23 and 26 – 30, 6:00 – 8 pm
Live Entertainment on the Gazebo Lawn (free) - please see below for detailed Entertainment Schedule
December 1 – 23, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Visit with Santa (free) Bring your own camera for pictures.
A Santa from the San Diego Real Bearded Santa Guild will be on site:
December 3 – 8, 10 – 23.
See Santa Schedule
December 14 - 23 and 26 – 30, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides ($3 per person, free for children under age 3)
Short loop through California Gardenscape
Timed tickets will be sold on the Gazebo Lawn starting at 5:00 pm.
Tickets are limited and will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.
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