More than a million lights will illuminate some of the Missouri Botanical Garden's most iconic locations, walkways will be transformed into sensory light tunnels providing an explosion of visual magic, and traditional candlelight village displays, festive drinks, s'mores and great photo opportunities will delight crowds of all ages.
Wishing Trees, Snow Balls, and "Glowmen" will all light the night sky, and provide interactive fun for guests of all ages. Your family will love exploring the glowing snowman garden, magical light tunnels, interactive photo opportunities, s'mores, festive drinks and traditional holiday music.
In addition to all the beautiful lights, Garden Glow offers singing, dancing, shopping and dining for the entire family.
Plus, don't miss photo ops with Santa on Mondays and Tuesdays November 20 - December 12.
The Garden Glow is open nightly from 5-10 p.m. through January 6, 2024. Closed November 23, November 27, and December 24-25.
Visit on Family Nights on select Wednesdays, November 22 & 29 and December 6 & 13 for special $5 kids' admission (ages 3-12).
The cost to attend Garden Glow ranges from $5 to $24 per person, depending on age, date of attendance, and membership status. Ages 2 and under are free. Tickets are date-specific and sold in limited quantities, so purchasing in advance is recommended.
To learn more about Garden Glow and get tickets for this family-friendly winter wonderland, visit missouribotanicalgarden.org
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.
Preschool Storytime is geared to ages 2-5.
Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Join Kindermusik for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power keep us connected, fuel kids' brains and bring joy.