This annual holiday lights extravaganza transforms our York Street location into a twinkling winter wonderland.

Don't miss:
  • Interacting with the Lumenscape, a large field of sound-reactive, animated LED lights
  • Warm drinks and tasty treats
  • Enjoy your stroll through Blossoms of Light while sipping a warm beverage in your souvenir mug

Buy tickets online or at the Bonfils-Stanton Visitor Center at York Street starting in early summer 2017*. Ticket prices will be announced in spring 2017. Members receive two complimentary tickets to Blossoms of Light. A postcard with information about redeeming complimentary member tickets will be mailed in fall 2017. 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: Positions include greeters, line directors, receipt checkers and more. To volunteer for Blossoms of Light or for more information, email or call 720-865-3537.

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.

  • 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 for more information


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Is there parking?
Free parking is available in our parking garage. However, parking is limited and fills quickly. If you park in the surrounding neighborhood on a side street, please be respectful of our neighbors and park legally as Denver Botanic Gardens is not responsible for parking tickets.

What forms of payment will be accepted?
Cash and credit cards are accepted. Cash only for HoloSpex glasses.

Can I purchase food at Blossoms of Light?
Offshoots Café is open, featuring a full menu and hot drinks until 9 p.m. The Hive is open featuring snacks and hot drinks until 8:30 p.m. Other snack and beverage stations are available in the Romantic Gardens on select evenings and as weather permits. All food stations and cafes are 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 wheelchairs or strollers available onsite?
Wheelchairs or strollers 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.

Will any areas of the Gardens be closed during Blossoms of Light?
The Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory and Mordecai Children’s Garden are not open during Blossoms of Light. The Orangery and Marnie’s Pavilion are open but may be closed to the public during certain hours when hosting a private event. 

Are pets allowed at Blossoms of Light?
Pets are not permitted at this event. Service dogs/animals are allowed.