Night Lights


Presented by Minto Communities


Supporting Sponsors


Media Sponsor


Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.


Event Information

December 18-23, 26-30 and January 2-5, enjoy live musical performances, family activities, and thousands of lights throughout the Garden every night! Please note: The Garden WILL be closed from 5pm to 6pm to facilitate setup- Thank you for understanding!

Sunday, December 22


  • Letter Writing to Santa
    • Write a letter to Santa Claus letting him know your wish list this holiday season, and place it in our North Pole-provided mailbox on the way out!
  • Craft Night
    • Candy Cane Reindeer: Create your own Rudolph ornament from a candy cane!
    • Paper Snowflakes: Who says it doesn't snow in Florida? Show your scissor-cutting skills creating a snowflake to take home and place on your own window.
    • Magic Color Scratch Snowflake / Winter Shape Ornaments: You won't believe your eyes! Discover a rainbow of colors magically appear when you scratch the paper with the provided scratching tool.

*Program subject to change, please check back often!



Special Day and Night Pass Prices:

Adults - $20

Children (4 - 14) - $9

Regular Night Lights Admission:

Adult Members - $7

Member Children - $3

Adult Non-Members - $15

Non-Member Children - $5


ADA accessible paths through all cultivated gardens, paved paths to birding tower. Scooter rentals are available on a first come first serve basis for $12/day.

member nights

*Members will receive FREE admission on three specific nights during Night Lights! December 18, 19, and January 5.

Membership card must be presented.

Night Lights pricing for members applies to all other nights.


Click on the date to see that night's events!

December 18

December 19

December 20

December 21

December 22

December 23

December 26

December 27

December 28

December 29

December 30

January 2

January 3

January 4

January 5

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