Holidays at the Garden Schedule of Activities for Dec. 19 – Jan. 1

 

Holidays at the Garden Continues Through Christmas and Into New Year
Lights illuminate at 5 p.m. for the public nightly

BELMONT, N.C. –Holidays at the Garden continues through the week of Christmas into the New Year with 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 two. 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. 19 – Jan. 1  include:

Monday, Dec. 19

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

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

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

Food Truck:  Two Chicks & a Truck

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

Tuesday, Dec. 20

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

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

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  The Strolling Accordion at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and J Byrd in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Sal’s Roadside Eatery

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

Wednesday, Dec. 21

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

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

6 to 8 p.m. (or while supplies last): Sparkling Wine Tasting in the Garden Store

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Sound Councel at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and J Byrd in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Sal’s Roadside Eatery

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

Thursday, Dec. 22

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

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

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

Food Truck:  Two Chicks & a Truck

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

Friday, Dec. 23

Santa from 6 to 9 p.m.!

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

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Josh Wiard at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and Community School of the Arts in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Ranucci’s Big Butt BBQ

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

Saturday, Dec. 24

Kids in PJs are admitted for free!

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

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

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

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

Sunday, Dec. 25

The Garden will be CLOSED on Christmas Day.

Monday, Dec. 26

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

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

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

Tuesday, Dec. 27

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

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

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Community School of the Arts in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Free Garden Tram rides from 6 to 9 p.m

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

Thursday, Dec. 29

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Boat Rockers Duo in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

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

Friday, Dec. 30

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Justin Morehead at Hillside Theatre in Lost Hollow and the Strolling Accordion in the Visitor Pavilion’s Great Hall

Food Truck:  Ranucci’s Big Butt BBQ

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

Saturday, Dec. 31

Sparkle & Glow New Year’s Eve

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a family-friendly early event featuring New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world. Sparkling wine tasting available for an additional $20 per guest. Watch a Glow Hooper performance in Hillside Theatre at 7 and 8 p.m. (20-30 minute performances)! Guests will also receive mason glow jars (while supplies last) and can follow the luminary path. Please note, floating luminaries will not be available this year due to fire regulations.

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

Food Truck:  Paul’s Hot Dogs

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

Sunday, Jan. 1

Live Music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.:  Caleb Davis 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)

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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