After the sun goes down in December, the Garden is transformed into a dazzling winter wonderland with sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience. Leave the hustle and bustle of the malls behind and enjoy a relaxing evening, strolling the lighted Garden.
More than 125,000 sparkling lights illuminate the flora of this fantastic 37-acre urban oasis each evening from 5:00 to 9:00 PM for a magical holiday experience.
Garden of Lights is San Diego Botanic Garden's annual gift to the San Diego Community. Garden of Lights has events and activities that everyone in your family will enjoy. Nightly entertainment, including local blues and jazz bands, as well as delicious food, hot coffee and treats. Numerous family-friendly activities are also part of the festivities including:
Unique plant-related gift items will be on sale at our Gift Shops for the plant lovers in your life. Cork purses, garden-themed jewelry, hats, aprons, candles, and garden art are all available. As well as winter plants, ready to enhance your holiday garden.
Come out and experience the holidays 'Southern California Style' at San Diego Botanic Garden's Garden of Lights!
** Please note, Garden of Lights is closed Dec. 24 & 25.
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