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Winter Garden aGlow

Friday, November 27th 2020 • 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Tickets available now!

Join us this holiday season as the Garden is transformed into a twinkling wonderland.

Peek into the Garden Cottage to see what Santa and Mrs. Claus are up to, and even send the big guy a postcard! Enjoy snacks and warm drinks from local vendors while you check out the holiday express model train display, wander through the coolest tunnel of lights in Boise, and see what wondrous creation Illumicone has in store for you this year.

Winter Garden aGlow is open Wednesday – Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Nov 26 through Dec 27. To promote safety and social-distancing, this event will use timed ticketing. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

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Nov 26-Dec 27
Wed-Sun. 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Limited one-hour timed ticketing blocks available every thirty minutes.

Space is limited! To ensure room for social-distancing, tickets will be limited. So, get yours early!

!! Limited one-hour timed ticketing blocks available every thirty minutes.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

!! Tickets will not be sold at the gate. They must be purchased in advance.
!! Tickets are non-refundable. Dates and times are non-transferable.

Admission Prices
You can reach us at (208) 343-8649. Mon-Fri. 9 am – 5 pm.

❄️ Member Price: $12
❄️ Non-Member Price (4+): $15
❄️ Kids 3 and under: Free

!! Tickets must be purchased in advance.
!! Tickets will not be sold at the gate.

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Bring Your Mask
For your protection and the protection of other guests and staff, masks are required while you are in the Garden.

❄️️ We are so excited about the event this year. Please help us keep it a safe space so everyone can enjoy their experience.
❄️ Leave 6 ft of space between guests outside your party.

Walk This Way!
For your safety, we have a one-way path leading you through the winter wonderland while keeping everyone socially-distant. This means some areas of the Garden are closed but there are more lights surrounding the open areas of the Garden.

One-way Map!


❄️ Follow the signs closely. Signs are cool.
❄️ Enjoy displays from a distance. No touching☝️!
❄️ No backtracking. One way.

Write your letter to Santa!
Kiddos will get a letter template in your goodie bag, but you can download it now and write your letter to Santa before your visit too! Don’t forget to bring it! 

Letter to Santa Template


Dress for Success
Buy those hand warmers in bulk. This event is outside, so be sure to dress for the weather.

❄️ Our event happens in snow or stars, rain or shine, and will only be canceled due to extreme weather.

Food & Drink
We’ll have plenty of local vendors on-site to help keep your stomachs full and your hands warm.

❄️ Roasted Nuts
❄️ Kettle Corn
❄️ Coffee & Cocoa

!! Vendors may vary from night to night.
!! Vendors take cash or card.

Volunteers Needed
Looking for a fun, safe place to volunteer this winter? Help IBG create the magic! Join our festive Winter Garden aGlow volunteer team and make someone’s holiday a little brighter.

❄️ See what opportunities are available and sign up in Volgistics.
❄️ Contact Karen if you have any questions! karen@idahobotanicalgarden.org

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