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All remaining Garden Glow evenings are sold out.

November 11, 2020 –January 2, 2021

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Celebrate the season with over

dazzling lights, fun new experiences 

and traditional favorites!

Enjoy s’mores, festive drinks, and great photo opportunities that will delight crowds of all ages!

 Member Preview Nights November 8–10 | Closed: Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day

You can book with confidence for Garden Glow at the Missouri Botanical Garden.

Come knowing that the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff is of the utmost importance to us, and we are continually monitoring and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic situation as it evolves.

If Garden Glow is canceled, paid ticket holders will be given a full refund that should appear directly on their ticket payment method within 2-3 business days.

Health and Safety Policies >


Family Nights

Garden Glow Event Calendar  |  November 11 through January 2

Doors open at 5 p.m. | Entry is based on the time on your ticket.

Member preview: November 8–10 | Closed: December 24 and 25

Merry and Bright Bargain Nights

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Garden Member Ticket Pricing

Merry & Bright
Bargain Nights 

Member Adult $14

Member Child $8

Select Nights | Nov 12–Dec 17

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE



Member Adult $16

Member Child $8

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE



Member Adult $14

Member Child $3

Wednesdays | Nov 11–Dec 9

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE

Festival and Garden Giving Societies Tickets

Members at the Festival level and in the Garden Giving Societies can now reserve their free tickets online.

Family Nights

Select Wednesday Nights

November 11, 18, and 25 | December 2 and 9

Children: $3 | Adults: $18 | Members: $14

Children aged 3–12 | Only on Family Nights



Child Tickets

Thanksgiving Food Drive

November 11 and 18

Bring a non-perishable donation for the St. Louis Area Foodbank and get entered to win tickets to  OrigamiintheGarden exhibit when you post picture dropping it off with #GardenGlowFoodDrive.

Group Ticket Discounts | Starting at 15 or more adult tickets

Treat your family, staff, and clients to St. Louis's top-ranked holiday experience! 

Group discounts are valid for 15+ adult tickets only cannot be combined with other discounts (members, children, etc.) 

General Ticket Pricing

Merry & Bright
Bargain Nights 

Adult $18

Child $10

Select Nights | Nov 12–Dec 17

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE



Adult $20

Child $10

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE



Adult $18

Child $3

Wednesdays | Nov 11–Dec 9

Ages 3–12 | Ages 2 and under are FREE

Tarlow Family Foundation

Lelia J. and David N. Farr

Signature Location Sponsors

Special Venue Sponsors


Peters Family Charitable Trust

Additional Sponsorship By

Guarantee Electrical

Information and Interactive Map

Drinks, Desserts, and More

Speciality Drinks

Tree Topper Fireball Hot Chocolate

Cozy Caroler Amaretto Hot Chocolate

Snowed In Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Merry Manhattan Whiskey, vermouth, bitters, and holiday spiced simple syrup

All drinks are not available at all locations.

Cafe Flora

Enjoy many options off of our small plates menu, as well as the option to purchase your choice of beverages from our full cash bar.

Snacks + S'mores

There are several opportunities to pick up hot chocolate, s'mores and traditional food throughout the Garden Glow path. 

Additional hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the Garden, including all point-of-sale locations and strategically around Garden grounds.

Hand sanitizing

Health and Safety

Please follow appropriate social distancing restrictions of six feet or more from anyone not in your traveling party.

Social distancing

Cloth face coverings must cover the nose and mouth are required for everyone age 9 and older per the City of St. Louis and CDC guidelines. Face shields do not qualify as appropriate face coverings.

All employees, visitors, and volunteers will be required to wear face coverings.

Increased frequency and intensity of cleaning and disinfecting all high-touch surfaces (such as handrails, signage, seats, and benches) following CDC and EPA guidelines. Hours of operation have been reduced to include nightly and weekly deep cleaning.

Sanitizing surfaces

Trash cans will be limited to the area near Ridgway Visitor Center in the outdoor dining area only. No sorting of trash. Please take all refuse out with you when you leave. 

Limited trash

Visitors displaying any of the following symptoms before visiting should stay home, including coughing, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell. Refunds and exchanges during this period will be honored without penalty.

Sick visitors

All staff working on Garden grounds will be screened prior to each shift. Employees will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire followed by a temperature check prior to the start of each shift. Only those staff who pass both the health screening questionnaire and temperature check will be allowed to enter the Garden and report for work. 

Staff health screening

Plexiglass at the sales counters to protect staff and visitors. Cashless payments/No signature required for credit card transactions.  

Point-of-sale precautions

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible throughout the metro area and conveniently located near Highway 44. 

Location and Parking



There is no charge for parking at the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the event that the parking lot is full, visitors should use the free parking at the Metro multi-modal lots at the corner of Shaw Boulevard and South Vandeventer Avenue.

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