Gardens of Lights Exhibit

Presented by Montgomery Parks at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton MD

Nov 22 - Dec 31, 2019

Gardens of Lights Exhibit

Stroll from garden to garden enjoying light exhibits, sparkling fountains, and whimsical winter scenes, visit the conservatory to see the miniature train exhibit, and the visitor center to sip hot cocoa and listen to live musical performances.

Step into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. Stroll from garden to garden enjoying twinkling tree forms, sparkling fountains, and whimsical winter scenes. Since 1997, the Garden of Lights has been a Baltimore/Washington DC area family holiday tradition.

The night wouldn’t be complete without a visit inside the Conservatory to enjoy watching

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission (Tickets may be purchased on-site)

• $25 per Car/Van (Non- Peak: Sunday-Thursday)

• $30 per Car/Van (Peak: Friday-Saturday) and the holiday week of Friday, December 20 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

• $25 Advance Sale Tickets will be available at the gift shop 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily beginning November 15, 2019. Advance sale passes may be redeemed weekdays or weekends, but do not provide for priority admission.

Contact: 301-962-1453

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 15, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 15, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 16, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 16, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 17, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 17, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 18, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 18, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 19, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 19, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 20, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 20, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 21, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 21, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 22, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 22, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 23, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 23, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 26, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 26, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 27, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 27, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 28, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 28, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 29, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 29, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dec 30, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 30, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Mon)
  • Dec 31, 2019 at 05:30 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 31, 2019 at 05:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Tue)

Additional time info:

Plan your visit:Weekday visits are encouraged to reduce your wait time. Please be aware that from Friday, December 20 to Tuesday, December 31, the wait time may exceed one-hour during the week and weekends.For safety reasons, pedestrians and bicycles are not admitted. Visitors should drive in a motor vehicle, park, and walk through the Garden of Lights display.Dress warmly and plan to spend about one hour walking through the gardens.Need a bite? Each night, our on-site caterer has a delicious selection of hot drinks, soups, and sandwiches for sale. Please note: The caterer accepts cash only.Last-minute shopping is a breeze with our gift shops. Enjoy garden-themed gifts for all ages, as well as twinkling toys to light your way through the gardens.The Conservatory closes at 4:00 pm and reopens at 5:30 pm with paid admission to Garden of Lights.The last car admitted 30 minutes before closing time each night.Admission$25 per Car/Van (Non- Peak: Sunday-Thursday 5:30-9:00 pm)$30 per Car/Van (Peak: Friday-Saturday 5:30 -10:00 pm) and the holiday week of Friday, December 20 through Tuesday, December 31, 2019.$25 Advance Sale Tickets will be available at the gift shop 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily beginning November 15, 2019.Advance sale passes may be redeemed weekdays or weekends, but do not provide for priority admission.Please note: The exhibit will be closed:Monday, November 25, 2019Tuesday, November 26, 2019Wednesday, November 27, 2019Thursday, November 28, 2019Tuesday, December 24, 2019Wednesday, December 25, 2019Bus Reservations15-24 Passenger Bus/Van/Limo: $5025-35 Passenger Bus: $7536-57 Passenger Bus: $120Please call 301-962-1451 for required bus reservations.Garden of Lights 2019 Facility RentalsReserve your private event at Brookside Gardens during Garden of Lights! Contact the Brookside Gardens Venue Rental Office at 301-962-1404 or Event.Manager@MontgomeryParks.org.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • Millions of dazzling lights

LOCATION

Brookside Gardens

1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902

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