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Walk Through the Seasonal Holiday Light Display
Brookside Gardens hosts its annual Gardens of Lights each holiday season. The illuminated outdoor winter garden walk includes a whimsical monster, an enchanting persimmon tree, a walk through kaleidoscope caterpillar, an animated flying cardinal, and swimming geese over sparkling water. Following your walk among the lights, warm up inside the Conservatory and enjoy a colorful display of holiday poinsettias, flowering plants and evergreens. Local musicians perform in the Visitors Center Auditorium each night.
The Garden Railway Exhibit is open daily in the South Conservatory, featuring miniature trains and trollies amidst a landscape of town and country scenes with past one-of-a-kind models of the Brookside Gardens Conservatories, the Dentzel Carousel and the Chautauqua Tower of Glen Echo Park.
Location: Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen Avenue, Wheaton, MD.
Dates and Hours: 2017 Dates to Be Announced (closed December 24-25). Hours: Sun-Thurs 5:30-9:30 p.m. Fri-Saturday 5:30-10 p.m.
Enjoy the following photos and get a glimpse of the event.Continue to 2 of 10 below.
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Falling Snow at Brookside Gardens
The annual Garden of Lights is a family-fun walk-through holiday event. Visit early in the season to avoid the crowds.Continue to 3 of 10 below.
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Caterpillar in Lights at Brookside Gardens
The Giant Caterpillar in Lights is a favorite display that you can walk through during the holiday season at Brookside Gardens.Continue to 4 of 10 below.
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Sundial in Lights at Brookside Gardens
The Giant Sundial in Lights is one of the interesting nature-themed displays at Brookside Gardens during the holiday season.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Dragon in Lights at Brookside Gardens
The dragon in lights is a welcoming display located next to the Conservatory at Brookside Gardens.Continue to 6 of 10 below.
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Poinsettas and Train in the Brookside Gardens Conservatory
The Garden Railway Exhibit is open daily in the South Conservatory, featuring miniature trains and trollies amidst a landscape of town and country scenes. The poinsettas are a seasonal favorite and brighten the exhibit.Continue to 7 of 10 below.
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Gazebo at Brookside Gardens in Lights
Brookside Gardens in Lights is a wonderful holiday event for the whole family. The gardens are beautifully decorated for the season.Continue to 8 of 10 below.
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Reindeer at Brookside Gardens
The reindeer are magical and light up the gardens.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Spider Web at Brookside Gardens
Visitors enjoy many unique seasonal displays at Brookside Gardens Light Display.Continue to 10 of 10 below.
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Wolves in Lights at Brookside Gardens
The Brookside Gardens Holiday Light Display includes a wide range of seasonal and natural characters. The Gardens are a fun place to visit during the holiday season.