Brookside Gardens has transformed into a magical winter wonderland for Garden of Lights. Walk through the outdoor twinkling lights and glimmering displays that dot the paths and flowerbeds throughout 50 acres in Wheaton. More than one million dazzling and colorful LED lights are handcrafted into original works depicting animals, flowers, and other natural elements.

Montgomery Parks’ and Brookside Gardens' winter-season tradition will open on November 17, 2023. The exhibit is open every night through December 31, 2023, except November 20-23 and December 24-25, 2023.

Tickets are only available for purchase on this Eventbrite website. Advance ticket sales only. Tickets are $10 per person and everyone in your party who is age five and older must have a ticket. You will receive a digital ticket in your email inbox. Tickets have specific arrival times of 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00 or 8:30 pm. You must arrive at your specific scheduled time to redeem your tickets.

Tickets are non-refundable. However, if Brookside Gardens cancels the event for any reason, ticket holders will be notified via email the same day as the cancellation and refunds will be automatically posted to the customer's original form of payment with in 1 week. Inquiries about the status of such refunds should be sent to [email protected]

The Garden of Lights exhibit is an outdoor, all-weather event, please dress appropriately. The exhibit is open rain or shine. For more information and answers to frequently asked questions visit

Don't forget - the Brookside Gardens' Gift Shop will be open during the exhibit and is the perfect place to find inspired gift items.


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