HOLIDAY NIGHTS OF LIGHTS-Tuesday, December 10 – Sunday, December 22 and Friday, December 27 – Sunday, December 29


Tuesday, December 10 through Sunday, December 22, and Friday, December 27 through Sunday, December 29 (6:00 to 8:00 pm).  The Garden will close at its regular time of 5:00 pm and will reopen for the evening events.


Enjoy the magic and joy of the holiday season with family and friends at McKee Botanical Garden during our Holiday Nights of Lights with extended nights this year. The Garden will be adorned with thousands of professionally-installed holiday LED lighting displays including:


  • A tunnel of lights with animation in the Garden entrance
  • Large illuminated spheres and an assortment of colorful animated trees in the main greeting area
  • Animated and colorful hanging spheres, meteors, starbursts, snowflakes, dripping icicle luminaries, spiral wrapped palm trees, and illuminated walkways and historical structures throughout the Garden.
  • McKee’s traditional large-scale model train and miniature holiday village
  • Garden and holiday-themed illuminated lanterns
  • Special holiday culinary treats from Sealantro at the Garden Café
  • Children can write a letter to Santa and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus


General admission rates apply:  $15 Adults, $13 Seniors, $10 Children (2-12).  McKee members and children under 2 free.

(Note:  The Children’s Garden at McKee will not be open during our night events).

Photo by JPR Images


COVID-19 Alert

While we had hoped to remain open, in an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of our staff with regard to the Corona virus (COVID-19), we are closing the Garden until further notice. Please check back here or follow us on Social Media for additional updates.

All Garden activities, classes and programs, and guided tours are canceled through April 1st. The 3rd Annual Garden & Antique Show and Sale which was scheduled for this weekend, March 20-22, has been canceled.

We will keep you posted on any additional changes.


Holiday List