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Winter WonderLights tickets are $15, plus taxes and vendor fees. Children ages 3 and younger will be admitted free of charge. Our Friends members will receive a 10 percent discount on ticket purchases. Groups of 20 people or more, who… Full story

Yes. Each timed entry has a limited capacity, and tickets will only be sold in advance through the online vendor.

Tickets will be available through an online vendor beginning in September 2021. Please click the Purchase Tickets button on this page.

The State Botanical Garden and grounds will close at 4 p.m. on nights when the Holiday Light Show is scheduled. Day visitors will be required to exit the park before returning to the light show at their scheduled time.

Free off-site parking will be provided in two UGA lots on South Milledge Avenue. Our primary lot will be the UGA Soccer/Softball complex. If that lot fills, directional signage will notify you to go to our alternate off-site lot, located… Full story

The State Botanical Garden is located at 2450 S. Milledge Ave. in Athens, Ga. The entrance is roughly a mile from the Athens-10 Loop, exit 6. Click Here for a link to google maps

The first shuttle bus leaves the parking area at 5:15 p.m., which is plenty of time to reach the garden before the show opens at 5:30 p.m.

The first guests will be admitted at 5:30 p.m. and continue in 30-minute increments, with the last admission at 9 p.m. We recommend you arrive as close as possible to your entry time to ensure you’re able to have a… Full story

This year, our WonderLights show will be open beginning Dec. 1. The show will be open weekly on the following dates: Dec. 1-5, Dec. 8-12, Dec. 15-23, Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-9, 2022.