Holidays at the Garden Schedule of Activities for Dec. 12 – 18

BELMONT, N.C. –Holidays at the Garden continues into mid-December with even more fun and activities.

Holidays at the Garden is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily now through Jan. 1 with the exception of Christmas Day (closed). Regular admission applies during the daytime and holiday admission begins at 4 p.m.:  $14.95/adult, $13.95/senior 60+, $8.95/child 2-12, and free/child under 2. Members receive a 30% discount for themselves and up to four guests. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 15+.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.DSBG.org or call (704) 825-4490. A special thank you to sponsors including David Belk Cannon Foundation as the presenting sponsor, Duke Energy and Gaston County Travel & Tourism as the supporting sponsors, and K104.7 as the media sponsor.

Holidays at the Garden Happenings

On a daily basis in addition to the holiday light displays, guests can enjoy the Children’s Holiday Discovery Trail activities, karaoke or live music, hand-crafted beverages from Crowders Creek Coffee Co., s’mores over the outdoor campfire, beverages from the Garden’s bars, and various model train displays throughout the Garden.

Additional special activities planned for Dec. 12 – 18 include:

Monday, Dec. 12

Mrs. Claus from 6 to 8 p.m.!

Karaoke in Lost Hollow’s Hillside Theatre

Free Garden Tram rides from 6 to 9 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Mrs. Claus from 6 to 8 p.m.!

Karaoke in Lost Hollow’s Hillside Theatre

Free Garden Tram rides from 6 to 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Mrs. Claus from 6 to 8 p.m.

Karaoke in Lost Hollow’s Hillside Theatre

Free Garden Tram rides from 6 to 9 p.m

Thursday, Dec. 15

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Lelia Lattimore in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides with Southern Breezes Carriages from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (additional fee)

Friday, Dec. 16

National Ugly Sweater Day – Each guest wearing an “ugly” sweater receives 50% off admission!

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

Live Music from 3 to 5 p.m.:  Ms. Frances & Piano Students in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.: Aris Quiroga at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow

Food Truck:  Ranucci’s Big Butt BBQ, What Goes Around, The Hot Dog Man

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides with Southern Breezes Carriages from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (additional fee)

Saturday, Dec. 17

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Gaston Choral at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and Queen City Groove in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Jive Turkey Legs, What Goes Around, The Hot Dog Man

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides with Southern Breezes Carriages from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (additional fee)

Sunday, Dec. 18

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Caleb Davis at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and Boat Rockers Duo in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Ranucci’s Big Butt BBQ, Jive Turkey, The Hot Dog Man

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides with Southern Breezes Carriages from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. (additional fee)

About Holidays at the Garden

Bring your friends and family together to celebrate the beauty of the Christmas season! The Garden glows with holiday spirit from the twinkling trees to the sparkling fountains and is transformed into a natural winter wonderland filled with unique festive décor including a towering tree of orchids, more than 600,000 lights, and illuminated displays. Holidays at the Garden is a must-see annual tradition. Gather around the crackling fire to warm your hands or roast a marshmallow, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, grab a treat and warm beverage as you tour the glistening displays, visit with Santa, shop for thoughtful holiday gifts in The Garden Store, enjoy holiday music, and so much more.

 

 

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