The one-half-mile walking tour features one and a half million LED lights.
“Many light forms are hand woven into original works depicting animals, flowers, and other natural elements,” according to a press release.
“New features this year include a winter wonderland scene with tall ice-like formations and falling snow in the Rose Garden and oversized colorful flower forms throughout the formal gardens,” the release continues. “All new displays were handcrafted by Montgomery Parks staff.”
Tickets are $10 per person, and anyone five years or older must have a ticket. The timed-entry tickets, with specific days and times to enter, for Garden of Lights will begin Oct. 11 at 9 a.m. and must be purchased online in advance via Eventbrite.”
This year, pedestrians and cyclists will be able enter the display at the pedestrian gate at 1800 Glenallan Ave., or via a half-mile path beginning at 2000 Shorefield Road near the Wheaton Regional Park Adventure Playground.
Garden of Lights will open nightly beginning Nov. 18, through Jan. 1, from 5:30–9:30 p.m. It will be closed November 21–24 and December 24 and 25.
The outdoor event is rain or shine and tickets are not refundable. More information, including FAQs, is available on the Garden of Lights web page.
Screenshot from Montgomery Parks video