Dominion GardenFest of Lights Fact Sheet

GardenFest By the Numbers

500,000+: number of lights in the show
37: miles of light strands
200: number of lighted forms in the display
648: Butterflies fluttering overhead in the Robins Visitor Center
790: strands of yarn and 1,580 hand-tied knots in the Library string art
1,542: Dried flowers on the decorating the Library Reading Room tree
1,000: flowers made from recycled bottles
5,000: child-proof outlet protectors used at the end of lights strands to keep moisture out
9,000: strands of lights
2 months: how long it takes to install the lights (and 6+ months of prep work).
10: number of staff working 20 – 60 hours a week on GardenFest (Oct. 1 – Thanksgiving)
240: Number of children who helped decorate the trees in the Kelly Education Center hallway
300: number of volunteers helping prepare for GardenFest
6,813: Hours worked by volunteers for GardenFest (total per year)
9,000: Number of feet of yarn used for the installation above holiday tree in the Lora Robins Library.
44: number of nights of Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

Dominion GardenFest of Lights, Image by Don Williamson
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