Christmas at Tower Hill

Over the summer my family and I visited Tower Hill Botanical Garden and had an amazing time. When I saw they have a Christmas event, The Night Lights, I had to get tickets. This is an event that you need to buy tickets in advance as they sell out fast.

Over this past weekend we visited the gardens with friends. I was a little worried when we pulled in because the line of traffic was pretty long. After we showed our tickets at the gate and parked there was enough room to spread out and I did not feel too crowded. There is a sign stating they had over 200,000 lights on their property. I felt like I was walking through a winter wonderland.

The inside was decorated beautifully with various Christmas trees and decorations.

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Along with their beautiful plants.

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They handed out a map and the trails are marked with lights so you know where you can and cannot go.

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After we explored the inside and enjoyed some adult beverages and hot chocolate for the kids we ventured outside to enjoy the lights. My husband kept saying, “I can’t believe how many lights there are.”

We enjoyed walking through the the tunnel of lights.

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And into firefly forest. The picture does not show it, but there are lights everywhere in the forest simulating fireflies.

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Off to the side of the garden was a beautiful Christmas tree of lights. From here you are over looking the reservoir.

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We almost missed this section, but thanks to the kids scavenger hunt, the kids noticed they were missing something. These are located in the to the right of the entrance. This garden was very peaceful as there were very few people here.

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At the beginning or the end are these cool “flowers” that you must stop and enjoy.

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There is a lot of hard work that goes into these decorations and lights. We spend about two hours looking around. I was in awe as I did not think it would be this spectacular. This is a must to put on your holiday event list. There is also a small farm to table cafe, s’mores to roast over a fire in one of the gardens and a gift shop.