This annual rustic holiday lights extravaganza includes past favorites as well as new lighting elements.

Don't miss:

  • Longer trail with more lights
  • Farmer Green and animal light sculptures at the Green Farm Barn
  • Magical Enchanted Forest
  • Grand insect light sculptures at the Lavender Garden
  • Craft Nights during select evenings
  • Amazing 60’ cottonwood tree with more than 35,000 lights
  • Illuminated antique and model tractors
  • Synchronized music in children’s play area
  • Light tunnels
  • Warming hut and fire pit
  • Holiday light-up sticks and HoloSpex glasses
  • Hot drinks and tasty treats

Buy tickets online starting in early summer 2017 or at the ticket booth in the Chatfield Farms parking lot during the event. Advance tickets may also be purchased at the York Street Bonfils-Stanton Visitor Center or Chatfield Farms Earl J. Sinnamon Visitor Center during public hours starting in November*. Last ticket sold to the hayrides is 8 p.m.

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 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 ticket booth 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 Trail of Lights, have group wait to the side while one member of your group purchases tickets.

Volunteer for Trail of Lights: Positions include greeting guests at the Hildebrand Ranch house and assisting with the photo booth. To volunteer for Trail of Lights fill out our online application. For more information, email vol@botanicgardens.org or call 720-865-4340.

Host Your Holiday Party at Trail of Lights! Break out of the traditional holiday party mold and give your guests a truly illuminating end-of-year celebration at Trail of Lights.

  • Packages include a ticket to Trail of Lights for each guest
  • Choose from our Green Farm Barn (125 or less) or Deer Creek Schoolhouse (40 or less)
  • Contact us at 720-865-4350 or email chatfieldrentals@botanicgardens.org for more information.

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FAQs

Is there parking?
There is plenty of FREE parking available.

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

What kind of clothes should I wear?
Trail of Lights is an outdoor event. We suggest wearing shoes with good traction. Please come prepared for the weather conditions.

Is there a coat check?
No.

How long does it take to walk around the path?
It takes 25-­45 minutes to see the whole display.

Is Trail of Lights ADA accessible?
Yes, however keep in mind that the paths may be icy in spots. Please use caution. Not all paths are paved. Handicapped parking is available.

Are strollers or wheelchairs available on site?
A few wheelchairs may be borrowed from the ticket booth, but we recommend bringing your own equipment. Strollers are not available.

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

 

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