Enjoy Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Galaxy Of Lights

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On December 16, 2008

Visiting Huntsville Botanical Gardens Galaxy of Lights is a wonderful family outing for this time of year. Pack the kids in the car, turn the radio to holiday music and enjoy na fun filled evening together. Below are the dretails as found on the Botanical Garden’s website:


Don’t miss North Alabama’s favorite holiday tradition! Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

Galaxy of Lights was named a Southeast Tourism Top 20 event for 2007. New displays covering almost a mile and a half make for more lights, more displays, more holiday fun!

Members-Only Walk-Through Nights, November 13-16, 5-7:30 p.m.
By invitation.

Public Walk-Through Nights, November 21-23, 5-7:30 p.m. (NO DRIVE THROUGH).
A fun family atmosphere with Santa, crafts, refreshments and entertainment.
Children $3, Adults $6 (no fee for children 2 and under).

Drive-Through Nights, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, 5:30-9 p.m.
Passenger Car – $15 per car (up to 10 people)
Vans – $15 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person
Tour buses – $15 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person (tour bus driver is free).

  • We will be accepting your donations of toys, canned goods, paper products, dog/cat food and warm coats for our local charities; $1 off the price of admission with a donation.
  • Discounted drive-through tickets are available for members in Gazebo Gifts. They must be purchased in advance.

Extended Hours, December 15 through 24, 5:30 – 10:00 p.m.
We’re staying open later to shorten your wait! We encourage young families to come early, and those of us with later bedtimes to come a little later. Good things come to those who wait, but by spreading out the traffic over a longer time on peak nights we hope to improve the Galaxy experience for everyone.

Group Tours welcome. Call (256)430-3572 ext. 223 for group rates.

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