This holiday season I had the opportunity to check out the arboretum not once but twice to check out their Christmas displays. I went once during the day and once at night and honestly it was a completely different experience both times so I recommend you check out daylight/nighttime as well.
Again this year they did the Christmas Village display and it was stunning! All of the different houses in the village even had different themes which has perfect, because they even had a little scavenger map for the kids to keep them entertained. New this year is a 23-foot-tall German built Christmas Pyramid where each level has charming hand-carved characters in motion, new areas to enjoy food and drinks and new shops.
During my night visit, we had the opportunity to catch the tree lighting as well as the 12 days of Christmas. My Favorite part of the twelve days of Christmas was that each display played music and had motion. It definitely exceeded any expectations I had.
The giant Christmas tree in the center of the garden was magical. The bulbs were color coordinated and made the perfect back drop for pictures with my crew.
Now that I’ve made you jealous with all the great pictures from Christmas at The Arboretum since it has ended, I would still recommend you bundle up and make a trip. From January 2-31, general garden admission is $5. The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is closed January 1-February 19 for preventative maintenance. On-site parking is $15, or $10 if purchased in advance online. Y’all know I love a good deal, so I always have to share when I find one! Purchase tickets online here.