The Garden Christmas Light Display At Turtle Bay Exploration Park In Northern California Is Pure Holiday Magic
Walk through the McConnell Botanical Gardens in Redding this holiday season to experience this incredible Christmas light display. One million lights will be on display throughout the 10 acres of botanical gardens. Enjoy the winding paths of lights and animated displays going on now.
The Turtle Bay Exploration Park is hosting the
Redding Garden of Lights from Nov. 18 to Jan. 8.
The exhibit is open Wednesday through Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The garden will be closed Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
When you purchase your ticket, you’ll choose the day and time you want to arrive.
Tickets cost $22 for people ages 16-64; and $15 for children (5-15), seniors over 65 and veterans. Children under the age of 4 get in for free. The event will go on rain or shine.
Holiday-themed food and drinks are available for purchase. They’ll also have s’mores kits and gifts for sale so you can do some Christmas shopping.
The Mosaic Restaurant, located near the Sundial Bridge, will have outdoor dinner service so you can enjoy the lights while dining.
Free parking is available at the Sundial Bridge Parking Lot. Overflow parking is available at Redding Civic Auditorium.
Pets are not allowed at the event, except for service dogs.
The Sundial Bridge in Redding is a work-of-art. If you haven't seen it, it’s worth the drive to Redding anytime of year.
At this exhibit, red and green lights are shone on the bridge, really making it Christmas-card worthy.
Turtle Bay Exploration Park hosts different events throughout the year. The 300-acre cultural center is located along the Sacramento River in Redding.
The space features a museum, indoor and outdoor animal exhibits, playgrounds, gardens, and the world famous Sundial Bridge.
What are your favorite light displays in Northern California? Tell us in the comments.
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