Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights 2014
Dec 6 – 23 and 26 – 30
5 – 9 pm

San Diego Botanic Garden thanks our 2013 Garden of Lights
sponsor for supporting this fun and festive family event!

Gold Sponsor

Shea Homes

Silver Sponsor

Rush Press

Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Please contact Nancy Kelly at or 760/ 436-3036 x219
to learn how you can be involved in this popular family event.

Garden of Lights

Watch the GOL video – click here

The San Diego Botanic Garden brings your favorite elements of the winter season all to one location. Leave the hustle and bustle of the malls behind and enjoy a relaxing evening strolling through the lighted Garden. The San Diego Botanic Garden is a dazzling winter wonderland filled with over 100,000 sparkling lights illuminating the Garden for a magical holiday experience.

Live music fills the air nightly from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. One night there will be the Peace on Earth Christmas Carolers, while another night features lively Mariachis. *A complete lineup is listed below.

Guests can stay warm at the campfire while roasting marshmallows. There will also be hot mulled wine in the Lawn House Garden for purchase, and the Coffee Hut will be offering hot coffee and cocoa, and supplies to make s'mores to enhance your marshmallow roasting experience.

Mulled wine:
Mulled Wine available from 5 – 8:30pm

Food provided daily by Divine Fresh Foods serving Gyros, Kabobs, Soups and Salads and Baklava!

A variety of special holiday crafts that children can create to take home.

Nutcracker Exhibit displaying a collection of over 50 Nutcrackers.

"Alice and Friends at the Holidays", a display of gourd figures of Alice in Wonderland characters from the original book.

Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights

Banner Photos by Rachel Cobb