Let's Spread The Joy This Winter!

We're keeping things blooming at Arboretum this winter--in lights! Join us as we light up the gardens at Winter Lights 2020: Winter in Bloom. 

Dress for the Minnesota weather and stroll through your favorite displays from the past and some new ones that will soon become your favorites.

Be sure to mark your calendar now to ring in the new year with us! 

Attention members:

Tickets go on sale to members at 9:00 a.m. on October 21. Watch your email on Wednesday morning for an exclusive link to reserve tickets before they go on sale to the general public!

Tickets go on sale to the general public on October 23.  

Join us for Winter Lights 2020: Winter in Bloom starting Thursday, November 19!

Experience the magic of Winter in Bloom at the Arb. Enjoy botanical-themed light displays bringing our gardens alive. 

Thursday, November 19 - Sunday, January 3
Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. (plus special weeknight theme nights)

What’s New This Year:

  • Stroll through our new 3D Apple Walk in honor of the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the Minnehaha apple.  
  • Experience a tent of lights in our perennial gardens.
  • Epic Lights™ digital display at its new location in the Wilson Rose Garden.
  • An ice luminary walk featuring artist Jennifer Hedberg.
  • The Arboretum Cafe will be serving lite fare items for you to enjoy during the run of Winter Lights. (Please note: For the safety of our visitors, you will be required to find a seat to enjoy all food.) 

Special Theme Nights:

  • Winter In Bloom: Light up the Night Opening Celebration: Thursday, November 19 
  • Family night: every Tuesday
  • Membership nights: every Wednesday
  • Photography nights: Thursday, December 3 and 10
  • Date night (adults only): Thursday, December 17
  • New Year’s Eve family party: December 31

Please dress for the weather; this is an outdoor walking event.

Holiday Lights

Winter in Bloom is presented by:

Winter in Bloom is sponsored by: