Bathe In the Glow of Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights!

November 21st, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights 2016Come out to Garvan Woodland Gardens between November 19th and December 31st, 2016 for the Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights display. This stunning, annual spectacle attracts thousands of visitors each year!

Garvan Woodland Gardens is a must-see Arkansas attraction no matter what time of year you’re here. Once this world-class, botanical garden transforms itself for the holidays, however …

Well, let’s just say that Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights display is one for the bucket list.

First of all, Garvan Woodland Gardens, University of Arkansas’ botanical garden, is in Hot Springs National Park. The park’s 4.5 miles are located on a wooded peninsula extending into Lake Hamilton.

The gardens are home to a wide variety of plantings. You’ll see spectacular examples of camellias, magnolias, roses, hydrangeas, and more than 150 different varieties of azaleas! The gardens also have numerous waterfalls, walkways, and bridges. There’s a pavilion designed by famed architect E. Faye Jones, the stunning Anthony Chapel, and even a miniature railroad!

During Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights event, over 4 million twinkling lights transform 17 acres of the park to a wonderland of color and motion. Complimentary hot chocolate is offered to warm you and the gardens’ Chipmunk Café will be open and serving seasonal fare from 3pm to 9pm, daily.

Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights

November 19th through December 31st 2016
Open daily: 5pm to 9pm – Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Garvan Woodland Gardens
550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs National Park, AR 71913
A number of special events occur around the Holiday Lights display. For more information, be sure to visit:

Garvan Woodland Gardens Holiday Lights Lodging
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