Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights

November 25, 2013 Comments Off on Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights
Get ready, get set…GLOW @AtlBotanical #GardenLights

The lights are twinkling at Atlanta Botanical Garden and it’s the season to be awed and inspired by the beauty of the holiday scenery.

We got a chance to visit Atlanta Botanical Gardens to see the Garden Lights, a vision of beautiful lights illuminating in many forms from an Earth Goddess transforming into an icy vision of wintry radiance with twinkling lights weaving through her tresses to Cobras wrapped in red and white stripes, welcoming visitors as towering candy canes. And what a way to spend the winter break with your kids.

My kids were in awe and in for lights, camera, and action at Atlanta Botanical Gardens!

098029030 Green lights trace hypnotic spiral patterns in the snakes’ majestic hoods. Look for a harvest of illuminated corn, brilliant bugs and the grand Poinsettia Tree.


Garden Lights, Holiday Nights not only offers an enchanting in-town experience but also is one of the largest light shows in the country, shimmering nearly 1 million energy-efficient bulbs. 031

The show, set for November 16 – January 4 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, will feature almost exclusively LED lights, or special light-emitting diodes, continuing the Garden’s commitment to environmental sustainability. LED lights consume up to 80 percent less electricity than incandescent lights and have a life span more than double that of such traditional lights – five years or more. To further increase energy efficiency, new timing controls allow the Garden to minimize the number of hours the lights are on, providing a large-scale show with small-scale power consumption.

 My kids got to even experience roasting marshmallows over an oven fire. That was truly a lot of fun! 042043roast smores Celebrate the return of the festive holiday tradition Garden Lights, Holiday Nights November 16 through January 4.

Know Before You Glow

  • Advance tickets are encouraged to speed entry.
  • Everyone needs a ticket, including Garden members and all children.
  • Guest passes not accepted for this special event.
  • No rain checks. Bring raincoats and umbrellas to see reflections of the lights enhanced by wet surfaces.
  • Limited $5 event parking is available on site in the SAGE Parking Facility. Take the Garden elevator to level 5R.
  • Multi-Visit Parking Passes are accepted.
  • Dress warmly for this outdoor walking experience!
  • Outside food and drink not permitted.
  • Please stay on paths to protect plant life.
  • The Garden is nicotine free; smoking permitted only in your vehicle.
  • Check the weather to plan your visit.

 For more information go to


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This is a sponsored post. We were gifted with tickets to Atlanta Botanical Gardens to experience the Garden Lights show. All opinions are my own.

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