GLOW – An Annual Winter Lights Event

Light up your holiday season with GLOW! This annual event in December features thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large scale light installations all aglow throughout the Botanical Garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa with the kiddos (12 and under get in free!). Join us for this delightful holiday tradition in Santa Fe.

2020 Dates:

To Be Announced!

Ticket Prices

Ticket Type Advance Day Of Event
Santa Fe Botanical Garden Members (Become a Member) $7 $8
Non-Members $10 $12
Seniors (65+), Active Military $8 $10
Children (12 and Under) FREE FREE
Groups of 15 or more* $8  —

* Group reservations must be made 24 hours prior to the desired event date. To make your group reservation, email


Directions to GLOW

Santa Fe Botanical Garden at Museum Hill
715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505

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FAQ: Know Before You GLOW

  • GLOW is open on the night of the event from 5-8pm. Last entry is at 7:30pm.
  • Purchase your tickets in advance to receive the best price.
  • Tickets are non-refundable. If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, you may exchange your tickets for another night of this year’s GLOW.
  • Advanced e-tickets should be printed and brought with you for the speediest entry.
  • Advanced e-tickets that are on a mobile phone will need to be scanned for entry in the Visitor’s Center.
  • Dress appropriately for this outdoor walking experience. At our high elevation, temperatures can fluctuate between 45 degrees and below freezing during the month of December.
  • Parking is free but is limited. Parking is available in the Santa Fe Botanical Garden lot, as well as across the street at the lots for Museum of International Folk Art and Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.
  • The Botanical Garden at Museum Hill is ADA accessible, however pathways may be difficult to see at night. For those who struggle to see in low lighting, we suggest arriving at 5:00 PM to ensure your enjoyment and safety.
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted.
  • Weapons of any kind are prohibited.
  • The Botanical Garden is a nicotine free environment.
  • The only animals allowed are registered service animals.

GLOW Photos and Media Information

High resolution images available, upon request.


Photos by Brian Koehl