The Magical Illinois Garden That Comes Alive With Light Each Winter

There’s a magical garden in Illinois that is illuminated with light throughout the year but is most marvelous during the holidays. Enjoy a spectacular event that marries nature with light shows at this wonderful conservatory.

If you’re looking for something unique to do this year, try this fabulous showcase. Keep scrolling for more reasons why and when you should visit.

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The Nicholas Conservatory is located at 1354 N 2nd Street in Rockford, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page.

For more holiday fun, check out Illinois’ best German Christmas market for gifts and festive cheer.

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