• Garden of Lights

Activities - Garden of Lights 2018

 

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 Marshmallow Roasting
Marshmallow Roasting in the Lawn House Courtyard (free)


Musical Lightshow Musical Lightshow
Musical Lightshow
in the Lawn House Courtyard (free)

Children’s Crafts Children’s Crafts
Children’s Crafts inside the Ecke Building (free)

Spin Art
inside the Ecke Building ($1 per piece)

Face Painting Face Painting
Face Painting
inside the Ecke Building (starts at $5)
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Nutcracker Display Nutcracker Display
Nutcracker Display inside the Ecke Building (free)


Hot Mulled Wine Hot Mulled Wine
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 Snow Slope for Sledding
Food Truck(s)
in the Parking Lot near the Eucalyptus Grove – please see below for detailed Food Truck Schedule

Snow Slope for Sledding Snow Slope for Sledding
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

Entertainment Schedule Entertainment Schedule
December 1 – 23 and 26 – 30, 6:00 – 8 pm
Live Entertainment on the Gazebo Lawn (free) - please see below for detailed Entertainment Schedule

A Santa from the San Diego Real Bearded Santa Guild will be on site Santa from the San Diego Real Bearded Santa Guild
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


Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
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.
 

San Diego Botanic Garden Horse Drawn Wagon Rides Garden of Lights

San Diego Botanic Garden

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