November 13, 2021–January 8, 2022
Closed: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
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St. Louis' top-ranked holiday experience!
Celebrate the season with over one million dazzling lights, fun new experiences, and traditional favorites!
The perfect holiday corporate gift for employees, clients, and groups.
Seeking an alternative to the staff holiday party?
Consider giving your clients or employees the gift of Glow.
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The larger the group, the greater the discount! Whether your group size is 15 or 1,500+ we’re pleased to offer discounted admission that fits within your budget.
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Options to add-on our gift cards that guests can use for drinks, food, s’mores and more!
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The gift that gives back!
Proceeds from Garden Glow help us maintain a beautiful garden in St. Louis and conserve plants around the world.
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
We are reducing capacity during Garden Glow by over 50% to help you and your family celebrate at a safe social distance from others.
Additional hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout the Garden, including all point-of-sale locations and strategically around Garden grounds.
Health and Safety
Please follow appropriate social distancing restrictions of six feet or more from anyone not in your traveling party.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers.