York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 for concerts. Other early closings.
This annual holiday lights extravaganza features some new elements, and includes the grand illuminated O’Fallon Perennial Walk and the Romantic Gardens.
- Gazing at the twinkling lights through our popular HoloSpex glasses
- Warm drinks and tasty treats
- New This Year! Enjoy your stroll through Blossoms of Light while enjoying a warm beverage in your souvenir mug
Buy tickets online or at the Bonfils-Stanton Visitor Center at York Street. Members receive two complimentary tickets to both Blossoms of Light at York Street and Trail of Lights at Chatfield Farms. A postcard with information about redeeming complimentary member tickets will be issued in early fall. Online ticket redemption is required, you cannot use the postcard as a ticket. For redemption questions, call the Membership Department at 720-865-3525.
*Groups of 15 or more: Group tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 720-865-3584. Advance reservations are recommended but not necessary. Please arrive together and make a single payment for your entire group. To help us better manage the high number of visitors we experience during Blossoms of Light, please wait outside the Visitor Center while one member of your group purchases tickets.
Volunteer for Blossoms of Light: Volunteers help guests check-in and provide wayfinding. To volunteer for Blossoms of Light, fill out our online application. For more information, email email@example.com or call 720-865-3565.
Host Your Holiday Party at Blossoms of Light! Break out of the traditional holiday party mold and give your guests a truly illuminating end-of-year celebration at Blossoms of Light.
- Packages include a ticket to Blossoms of Light for each guest
- Choose from several of our unique indoor spaces for warming up
- Contact us at 720-865-3551 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Is there parking?
FREE parking is available in our parking garage.
What forms of payment will be accepted?
Cash and credit cards are accepted.
Can I volunteer for this event?
A variety of volunteer positions are available, including receipt checkers, line directors and HoloSpex sellers.
Can I purchase food at Blossoms of Light?
Offshoots Café will be open, featuring a full menu and hot drinks until 9 p.m. The Hive will be open select nights featuring snacks and hot drinks until 9 p.m. Other snack and beverage stations will be available elsewhere in the Gardens as weather permits. All food stations and cafes will be closed on December 25.
What kind of clothes should I wear?
Blossoms of Light is an outdoor event. Though the path is concrete, we suggest wearing shoes with good traction. Please come prepared for the weather conditions.
Is there a coat check?
How long does it take to walk around the path?
It takes 25-45 minutes to see the whole display.
Is Blossoms of Light ADA accessible?
Yes, but keep in mind that the paths may be icy in spots. Please use caution. Handicapped parking is available.
Are there strollers or wheelchairs available onsite?
Wheelchairs can be checked out at the Information Desk in the Boettcher Memorial Center and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations are accepted. Strollers are not available.
Will any areas of the Gardens be closed during Blossoms of Light?
The Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and Mordecai Children’s Garden will not be open during Blossoms of Light. The Orangery and Marnie’s Pavilion will be open but may be closed to the public during certain hours when hosting a private event.
Is the Mordecai Children’s Garden open during Blossoms of Light?
Mordecai Children's Garden will be closed for the season during Blossoms of Light.
Are pets allowed at Blossoms of Light?
Pets are not permitted at this event. Service dogs/animals are allowed.