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Galaxy of Lights


Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

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Galaxy Walking NightsGalaxy Dog NightsGalaxy Driving Nights

Bike the LightsGalaxy 5K & 3K Holiday DashGalaxy Behind the Scenes


Walking Nights

Dates:
Friday, Nov 10 – Tuesday, Nov 13 | 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov 16 – Tuesday, Nov 21 | 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Tickets:
Members : Adults: $6, Children: $3, Dogs $1
Non-members: Adults: $7, Children: $4, Dogs $1


Dog Nights

Dates:
Monday, Nov 13 & Monday, Nov 20 | 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Tickets:
Members : Adults: $6, Children: $3, Dogs $1
Non-members: Adults: $7, Children: $4, Dogs $1

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors, McCurdy Animal Hospital and Hollywood Feed!


Galaxy Driving Nights

Dates:
Friday, November 24 – Sunday, December 31* | 5:30-9:00 p.m.
*Galaxy is closed on Thanksgiving and Nov. 27 & 28 for Galaxy Runs. 
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Tickets
$25/car (up to 10 people)/ $3 for each additional person
(Tour bus driver is free)
Discounted Nights: List to come
Tickets can be purchased in advance online (at a later date) or at the Admission desk in the Guest Center Atrium lobby.

If you are purchasing a Driving Night ticket, please be sure to print your e-ticket. This will be your ticket to drive through Galaxy. Thank you! 

Many nights are discounted to $20 (list of dates above). Our busier nights are $25 if purchased in the driving line (example: December 24th). We accept donations of coats, gloves, blankets and canned goods for the less fortunate. We give $1 off the driving night gate price of admission with any donation. Military Night is every Monday, $5 discount with ID.

Special discounts are only allowed at the gate. Any ticket purchased in advance (online at a later date or at the Admission desk in the Guest Center Atrium lobby) will NOT receive any other discounts. Please note: Admission fees may be changed without notice.

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Bike the Lights

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Tuesday, November 14 | 6:30 PM
Throughout the Garden
Registration through IamAthlete

Be part of this fun inaugural event at the Garden. The course winds through the 1.8 mile paved Galaxy of Lights trail. Our sponsor, Bicycle Cove, will lead everyone around the course for the first loop. Following the first loop riders are welcome to ride the loop as many times as they choose as long as they start the final loop before 7:30 PM. Everyone must be off the course by 7:45 PM.

Schedule of events
4:30 PM – 6:15 – Packet pick up and late registration (if available) at the Botanical Garden
5:30 PM – Santa will be available for photos and early Christmas wishes
– Pizza by Domino’s, snacks and drinks served
6:15 PM – Begin lining up and hear announcements
6:30 PM – Bike the Lights begins
7:00 PM – Decorated bike awards. We are looking forward to some creative decorations

Adults $20 Kids 12 & Under $15
Contact Tamara Huron at thuron@hsvbg.org with questions.



Galaxy of Lights 5k
Monday, November 27th
Holiday 3k Dash
Tuesday, November 28th
Running through Galaxy at night, with all the lights twinkling around you, offers a unique running experience. Join us for the 5k, 3k fun run or both. The races begin at 6:30 and will use the paved portions of the Galaxy of Lights Trail. Santa will be there both nights so everyone is welcome to come and cheer the runners on and spend some time with Ole Saint Nick.

The 5k race has limited entries so sign up early
Your registration fee includes a t-shirt with either race.

Registration: www.imathlete.com/events/GalaxyofLightsRuns
Or, you may download a registration form at the links below. Forms can be mailed along with payment and must be postmarked by November 23rd to receive the early registration fees. However, spaces are limited and we anticipate selling out early.

Registration Fees:
5k: 
Adult  $30 ($40 after 11/20/17)
3k Holiday Dash:
Adult  $25 ($35 after 11/20/17)
Ages 4-10  $15 ($25 after 11/20/17)
For more information on these races please click on one of the links below for a downloadable registration form.
3K PDF Registration
5K PDF Registration


Behind the Scenes Video – Galaxy of Lights


 


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