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Galaxy of Lights

Galaxy of Lights
November 11, 2021 – January 1, 2022

Galaxy of Lights is a regional holiday tradition that takes place every November and December at the Garden. For over 25 years, we have welcomed guests from near and far to explore the magnificent light displays and enjoy the Garden when it’s decked for the holiday season. With both walking and driving experiences, Galaxy offers guests of all ages the chance to share in the beloved tradition and make memories together.

Proceeds from Galaxy of Lights go directly to support the mission activities of the Garden. Whether you volunteer at the event, sponsor a light display, or buy a ticket, you are helping us serve our community as a source of plant conservation, education, and beauty all year long.

Save the dates for Galaxy of Lights 2021!

Walking Nights: November 11 – 28 (Closed Thanksgiving Day)
Dog Walking Nights: Every Monday and Tuesday during Walking Nights (November 15, 16, 22, and 23)

Galaxy of Lights 5k Race: November 29
Galaxy of Lights 3k Fun Run: November 30

Driving Nights: December 2 – January 1 (Closed Christmas Day)

The Galaxy races are back! The Galaxy of Lights 5k Race and 3k Fun Run are your chance to experience Galaxy on a one-of-a-kind run (or walk!) through the displays. After a hiatus in 2020, we are delighted to once again offer these popular Galaxy events.

Registration for the Galaxy 5k and 3k opens soon! Check back here for more details, or sign up to receive our weekly emails with all the latest updates from the Garden.

5k Race

Monday, November 29 at 6:00 p.m.
– Timed event
– Age group awards
– No pets, strollers, or headphones, please

3k Fun Run

Tuesday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m.
– Not a timed event
– Prize drawings
– Strollers are welcome! No pets or headphones, please

Registration opens soon!

Galaxy of Lights Presenting Sponsor:

Interested in supporting Galaxy of Lights through sponsorship? Please email

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