Loading Events

Dominion Energy
GardenFest of Lights Illumination Weekend

Experience Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights Illumination Opening Weekend! Enjoy live music, family fun crafts, and other activities that will make your imagination soar, all weekend long! On Friday, join us as we illuminate GardenFest; We’ll kick off the GardenFest holiday tradition with a countdown to flipping the switch on one million twinkling lights. After the illumination, stroll through the Garden alight with sparkling radiance.  This year, the illumination merrymaking lasts Friday & Saturday night as we celebrate the start of the region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza all weekend long! Check back for the schedule.

While you visit enjoy hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, warming fire with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); family activities, and much more.

Purchase Tickets Online

Dates:
Friday, November 20, 2020 - Saturday, November 21, 2020
Time:
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Details

GardenFest Illumination Weekend

GardenFest opening weekend is popular so you may want to arrive early (4 p.m.) and enjoy the Garden and displays prior to the evening activities. Carpooling is also encouraged.

Enjoy live music, family fun crafts, and other activities that will make your imagination soar, all weekend long!

Schedule of Events:

Friday Night
4 p.m.  Doors open

5:30 p.m. We flip the switch on a million lights in the Rose Garden!

5:30 – 10 p.m. Stroll the Garden enjoying the first glimpse of this year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights!

Saturday, November 23

5- 10 p.m. Stroll the Garden enjoying the first glimpse of this year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights!

Check back for the full schedule.

Admission:

$14 adults
$11 seniors
$8 children (ages 3 – 12)
Free for children under age 3
Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights is free for Garden Members in November and January! Learn more about Garden membership, it may be your best value.

Food Drive

On select nights including Illumination Weekend, we’re partnering with Kroger Zero Hunger/Zero Waste initiative to collect non-perishable goods for our friends at Feed More. Look for two cardboard boxes for donations in the Robins Visitor Center.

Ticketed event, learn more about Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights including ticketing and planning your visit. GardenFest runs nightly 5-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 – Monday, January 4, 2021 (closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25).  GardenFest is a “rain or shine” event. 

Save

Save

Save

Save