Garden Lights,
Holiday Nights

Thank you, Atlanta, for the the biggest and brightest Garden Light's season yet! Join us again Nov. 14, 2020 - January 9, 2021 for the 10th anniversary of Atlanta's favorite holiday tradition.

Atlanta's
#1 Holiday Event

Readers of the AJC have again voted Garden Lights, Holiday Nights Atlanta’s Best Holiday Event for the third year. Better Homes & Gardens agrees!

About the Exhibition

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights presented by Invesco QQQ returns in 2020 with new features and crowd favorites – including several larger-than-life plant giants from Imaginary Worlds: Alice’s Wonderland awash in holiday glow, and all-new music and motion for Nature’s Wonders, the world’s largest curtain of synchronized light and sound. The exhibition runs nightly through Jan. 11, including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s.

Members Save!

In addition to unlimited complimentary daytime admission and other valuable perks throughout the year, Garden members enjoy $5 off each ticket for nearly every ticket type during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Best Night Ever:
Family Outing

Don't miss these must-see showstoppers during your experience with the kids.

Best Night Ever:
Family Outing

See lighted plant sculptures from Imaginary Worlds: Alice's Wonderland.

Best Night Ever:
Family Outing

All aboard! Beloved Holiday Model Trains chug around Alston Overlook.

Best Night Ever:
Family Outing

Roast s'mores and warm up with hot chocolate – spiked for the grown-ups!

Best Night Ever:
Family Outing

Pose for a family photo by the Orchid Center’s Poinsettia Tree.

Best Night Ever:
Date Night

Nighttime is the right time for romance under the lights in the Garden.

Best Night Ever:
Date Night

Toast the occasion by the Skylights Lounge fireplace while a DJ plays favorites nearby.

Best Night Ever:
Date Night

Share a smooch under the mistletoe dangling from the Kiss Me Arch.

Best Night Ever:
Date Night

Immerse yourselves in the surreal experience of “Nature’s Wonders” above the Canopy Walk.

Best Night Ever:
Date Night

Round out the evening with a reservations at Longleaf restaurant.

Best Night Ever:
Faithful Friends

You've made Garden Lights, Holiday Nights a family tradition. Come see what's new.

Best Night Ever:
Faithful Friends

“Nature’s Wonders” shines with stunning new music and motion.

Best Night Ever:
Faithful Friends

Get your last shot of Ice Goddess. In 2020, her iconic trusses will be awash in new colors.

Best Night Ever:
Faithful Friends

Come early or stay late to recreate your fave pics from social. #atlantabg

Choose Your Tickets

Premium Ticket

Enjoy the complete Garden Lights, Holiday Nights experience at a great value. Get a drink ticket and limited-edition hologram glasses at Garden Admissions before seeing the show in a whole new light.

Valid only for date selected at time of purchase and not transferable to another night. No rain checks for inclement weather. Purchase online, by phone (404-876-5859), or onsite. Premium drink tickets are not valid at Longleaf Restaurant.

General Admission Ticket

Buy early and save $5 on every ticket purchased before 4 p.m. on the day of your visit – online or at Garden Admissions. These advance tickets are likely to sell out before you arrive for your Garden Lights, Holiday Nights experience. Skip the admission line and save by purchasing before you arrive.

Limited walk-up tickets are available in person starting at 4 p.m.

Valid only for date selected at time of purchase and not transferable to another night. No rain checks for inclement weather. Purchase online, by phone (404-876-5859), or onsite.

FLEX Tix

FLEX Tix allow you to change the date of your visit and can be purchased as General Admission or Premium tickets. Contact the Garden for an easy exchange to a different night at the same level.

Exchanges must be made at Garden Admissions, or by phone at the number provided in your emailed ticket confirmation. Upgraded date changes (Value Night to Peak Night, for example), require payment of the difference in ticket level. There are no refunds for downgraded date changes. FLEX Tix cannot be transferred to sold-out nights.

Night Light Ticket

Experience the glow in the final hours of the exhibition.

Night Light Tickets are good for admission after 9 p.m. and must be purchased at Garden Admissions after 8 p.m. on the night of your visit. Tickets for adults and children are the same price.

Premium upgrade available. Night Light Tickets may not be combined with any other discount, promotion or special offer. Limited tickets available each night.

Available in-person ONLY at Garden admissions

Block Tickets, Group Tours & Private Events

For block tickets of 50 or more email or call 404-591-1543. 

  • Block tickets are non-refundable and are only valid for the date purchased.
  • Oversized vehicles including busses, limos and shuttles may not park onsite.
  • Oversized vehicles including busses, limos and shuttles will not be allowed through the main entrance and must enter through the South Service gate of Piedmont Road.
  • Please read the guidelines for more information.

To learn more about booking private events during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, email the Special Events team or call 404-591-1585.

Dining at Longleaf

Come for the show and stay for dinner. Reservations are highly recommended. Garden Admission is required for dining at Longleaf, the Quick Café or the Snack Bar. See daytime hours.

Jan. 10: Longleaf and the Quick Café close at 4 p.m. for a private event and will not be open during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

Longleaf Restaurant
Enjoy table service in the dining room each night, 5 – 10 p.m. Last seating at 9:30 p.m.

Quick Café
Order soup, sandwiches and more from the counter in the back of the restaurant.
Sunday – Thursday: 5 – 8 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 5 – 9 p.m.

Snack Bar
Nightly, 5 – 10:30 p.m. 

S’mores Station
Get a kit and cook your own holiday delights on fire pits on the Twinkling Terrace.
Nightly: 5 – 11 p.m.

Make Reservations

*Parties of 10 or more must make reservations by phone: 404-585-2061.

Private Events & Rentals

Holiday office parties and special events at the Garden are a great way to celebrate the season.

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Private Events & Rentals

Holiday office parties and special events at the Garden are a great way to celebrate the season.

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Private Events & Rentals

Holiday office parties and special events at the Garden are a great way to celebrate the season.

Learn More

Private Events & Rentals

Holiday office parties and special events at the Garden are a great way to celebrate the season.

Learn More