Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden

Sunday, December 31, 2023
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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

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