Voted best holiday light display by St. Louis Post-Dispatch Go! readers, Garden Glow is a holiday tradition for thousands of St. Louis families. With something for everyone, Garden Glow offers the most complete holiday experience in the St. Louis region with lots to see and do.
Holiday lights and more
Our professional display of holiday lights is even bigger this year! Lots of your past favorites like Big Blue and the 12 days of Christmas as well as an exciting new animated holiday show at Tower Grove House.
Our indoor holiday flower and train show features hundreds of showy poinsettias framing specially-designed scenes with eight G-scale trains. Evening admission to Gardenland Express is included with Garden Glow. Daytime admission is $5 per person.
at Tower Grove House
Victorian Christmas at Tower Grove House offers self-guided tours of the historic mansion which has been decorated by local garden clubs. Included with Garden Glow admission.
Save yourself the hassle and leave the cooking to us by adding a Dine + Glow package as part of your Garden Glow experience. Each package includes an entree and non-alcoholic drink, and there are options for the kids.
Adults $13 | Children $8
Photos with Santa
Mondays and Tuesdays through December 17
Santa Claus is a frequent visitor to the Garden during the holidays. Find him at Garden Glow on Monday and Tuesday nights until December 17, when he needs to head back to the north pole. Included with Garden Glow admission.
Card-worthy Photo Spots
Enjoy specially designed photo opportunities for creating picture-perfect holiday cards. Included with Garden Glow admission.
Holiday Wreath Auction
Floral designers put their nature-inspired holiday wreaths on display in the Visitor Center. Proceeds from the auction benefit the Garden’s horticulture programs. Included with Garden and Garden Glow admission.
Ways to Save
Save on admission Sunday through Thursday nights from November 24 to December 19. On our Merry & Bright Bargain Nights adult tickets are $2 off regular admission and on Family Nights kids are just $3.
More Holiday Happenings
Chanukah: Festival of Light
Kwanzaa: Festival of the First Fruits
Saturday with Santa: Carols in the Garden
Give the Gift of the Garden
Supper with Santa
at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House
Enjoy a delicious pasta dinner hosted by Noodles & Company, followed by cookies and cocoa. The evening includes crafts, photo opportunities, and of course, butterflies! Space is limited, and reservations are required.