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Gardenfest of Lights Illumination Weekend

  • 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Richmond
  • Dates: November 22, 2019 - November 24, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: (804) 262-9887
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Admission:$13 adults$11 seniors (age 55+)$8 children (ages 3 – 12)Free for children under age 3$7: Garden members$5: Child on Garden Membership (ages 3 – 17)
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Experience “Magic in the Air” at Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights Illumination Opening Weekend! Enjoy live music, family fun crafts, and other activities that will make your imagination soar, all weekend long! On Friday, join us as we illuminate GardenFest; We’ll kick off the GardenFest holiday tradition with a countdown to flipping the switch on one million twinkling lights. After the illumination, stroll through the Garden alight with sparkling radiance and featuring this year’s theme, Magic in the Air.  This year, the illumination merrymaking lasts multiple days as we celebrate the start of the region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza all weekend long!

While you visit enjoy hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, warming fire with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); family activities, and much more.

GARDENFEST ILLUMINATION WEEKEND

GardenFest opening weekend is popular so you may want to arrive early (4 p.m.) and enjoy the Garden and displays prior to the evening activities. Carpooling is also encouraged.

Schedule of Events:

Friday Night
4 p.m.  Doors open

5 p.mWe flip the switch on a million lights!

5:30 – 10 p.m. Stroll the Garden enjoying the first glimpse of this year’s Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights with special family-friendly activities!

Saturday & Sunday Night

5-10 p.m. Enjoy live music, family fun crafts, and other activities that will make your imagination soar, all weekend long!

Admission:

$13 adults
$11 seniors (age 55+)
$8 children (ages 3 – 12)
Free for children under age 3
$7: Garden members
$5: Child on Garden Membership (ages 3 – 17)

Ticketed event, learn more about Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights including ticketing and planning your visit. GardenFest runs nightly 5-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 – Monday, January 6, 2020 (closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25).  GardenFest is a “rain or shine” event. 

Gardenfest of Lights Illumination Weekend
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  • Admission:$13 adults$11 seniors (age 55+)$8 children (ages 3 &#8211; 12)Free for children under age 3$7: Garden members$5: Child on Garden Membership (ages 3 &#8211; 17)
  • Recurring daily