A holiday tradition featuring one million twinkling lights, handcrafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza!
November 22, 2019 – January 6, 2020 (Closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25), Nightly 5–10 p.m.
New thsi year! GardenFest opens a week early, on November 22.Please note we are closed Thanksgiving (Nov. 28), December 24 & 25.
This year’s theme is “Magic in the Air” and guests will enjoy all manner of items that move through the air, from natural wonders (birds and butterflies), to man-made inventions (kites and airplanes) to fanciful creatures (dragons, unicorns and flying pigs!). In this year commemorating the first manned mission to land on the Moon, there will even be rocket ships and an astronaut.
Experience “Magic in the Air” at Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights Illumination Opening Weekend, November 22-24, 2019. Enjoy live music, family fun crafts, and other activities that will make your imagination soar, all weekend long!
GardenFest is a “rain or shine” event; only closed for extreme weather.