The UGA State Botanical Garden of Georgia is committed to a safe and healthy operating environment for our guests during Winter WonderLights. Per University of Georgia policy, masks are highly encouraged in all campus buildings. If you do not have… Full story

Yes! We will need volunteers each night to make the magic happen. Volunteer shifts are 4:30-7:45 p.m. and 7:15-10:30 p.m. Volunteer positions include entrance greeter, wayfinding, photo stop monitors, s’mores station monitors and merchandise sales. Those interested in volunteering can… Full story

Winter WonderLights was designed by Koons Environmental Design and installed by CloverLeaf Group and College Pro Landscaping. Special light features were designed and installed by Universal Concepts. The festive graphic for Winter WonderLights was designed by Natty Michelle Paperie.

You can become a Friend of the State Botanical Garden by registering at this link. Our Friends receive discounts on the majority of events and programs offered at the garden as well as special invitations to advance plant sales, horticultural… Full story

Winter WonderLights is presented rain or shine. In the event of severe weather that prevents the show from operating, ticket holders will be contacted to reschedule their visit on an alternate date.

Contact Debby Frederes, director of development, at for more information on sponsorship packages and opportunities.

Cookies, s’mores, hot chocolate and coffee, bottled water and other beverages will be available for purchase at specific locations along the light show trail. We will be accepting cash and cards for these items.

Photographs are allowed. Drones are not permitted at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

Dogs are not allowed in the State Botanical Garden. Service animals are permitted.

The Winter WonderLights show trail is fully ADA compliant. The trail is about one-half mile and should take about an hour to complete.