Garden of Lights Encinitas December 2 – 23 & 26 – 30, 2017 5 – 9 pm
San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual Garden of Lights is a dazzling display of over 125,000 sparkling lights Christmas lights. Take an evening walk through the Garden, and enjoy an enjoyable holiday experience.
Garden of Lights is truly a magical holiday experience for the whole family, so bring them down for an evening of Christmas fun at the gardens. San Diego Botanic Garden annual Garden of Lights activities include horse-drawn wagon rides, holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting, visits with Santa, live music, hot mulled wine and refreshments.
Be sure to visit the “Poinsettia Garden,” with hundreds of poinsettias that immediately put you in the holiday spirit. Nightly from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. live music is featured at the gardens. Guest can listen to everything from Peace on Earth Carolers to Tom Gates Trio: “Jingle Bells” A Calypso Christmas. Each night there will be a different entertainer.
Fun activities include Belgian draft horses will be pulling wagons through the lower garden, the only way to see the lights in all of the gardens. Santa will on hand to greet kids each night before Christmas from 5:30 – 8:30 pm in the Gazebo, providing a terrific photo opportunity.
To keep warm, enjoy a glass of hot mulled wine or hot coffee and cocoa from the coffee house. Kids of all ages will enjoy making holiday crafts, marshmallow roasting Santa will be in the gardens on select nights. For more information, visit www.sdbgarden.org.
How Much does the Garden of Light Encinitas admission Cost?
Admission prices: Members $10; Seniors, active-duty military, and students $10; Non-members $15. Children ages 3–12, $5. There will be an additional charge for some activities. Friday and Saturday Non-members $20.00. hours December 5 – 9 pm.
San Diego Botanic Garden is a 35-acre paradise of garden trails featuring flowering trees, plants from all climates around the world desert to tropical, and the world’s most extensive collection of bamboo. San Diego Botanic Garden is located at 230 Quail Gardens Dr, Encinitas, CA 92024.