GardenFest of Lights
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights is a holiday tradition featuring more than one million lights, botanical decorations, trains, holiday activities & more. To learn more details about Lewis Ginter lights, this year’s theme and tips for your visit, see our main Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights page. The event runs Friday, November 22, 2019 – January 6, 2020 (Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25).
2019-2020 Theme: Magic in the Air
This year’s theme, Magic in the Air, is inspired by things that fly. Fireflies and flying pigs, spaceships and unicorns will take flight across the Garden, suspended on radiant wings of light.
$11 seniors (age 55+)
$8 children (ages 3 – 12)
Free for children under age 3
$7: Garden members
$5: Youth on Garden Membership (ages 3 – 18)
Museums for All
Adults (18 and older) $1
Youth (17 and under) Free (up to six per family)
NEW: You can purchase Snowflake Holiday Specs Fun Glasses online with your online tickets. These special glasses with holographic lenses magically transform the lights into snowflakes. You pick up the specs when your tickets are scanned; cost to order specs online includes a convenience fee.
NEW this year! Member Nights (free admission for members) are all nights in November and January. Garden Members can visit Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights for free any night November 22-30, 2019 and January 1-6, 2020. Learn more about Garden Membership and member privileges, including special ticket pricing (it may be your best deal).
Tickets are not date-specific and may be purchased at the Garden (9 a.m. – 10 p.m.) or you may purchase tickets online. Please note tickets ordered online have a convenience fee.
We will have a Pre-Purchased Ticket entry on select nights for people who have tickets on their phone or in hand for all in their party. This entry will be on nights with anticipated high visitation (Fridays, Saturdays and the week prior to Dec. 25). Our goal is to get you into the Garden as efficiently as possible so you can enjoy the show.
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