Holiday Lights in the Garden


December 5: Members Only Night

December 6-8

December 13-15

December 19-23

5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Grab your coats and come to the 9th annual Holiday Lights in the Garden! This year we’re celebrating the beauty in Winter.

Parents and children will be amazed by a mile-long stroll featuring thousands of lights aglow, a free caroling hayride, photos with Santa, S’mores roasting over the fire pit, entertainment on select evenings and free crafts for children.

The Garden Gift Shop will be open each evening with a wonderful holiday selection.

Also, this year we made a deal with Santa.The Garden will be a letter drop off for your childrens’ wishlists and in return, Santa will be at the Garden EVERY night of Holiday Lights!


December 5: UNCP

December 6: First Prez Children Choir

December 7: First Baptist Church on Moore Street

December 8: FTCC

December 13: St. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church GOYA

December 14: Berean Baptist Academy

December 15: Honeycutt Elementary School Harmony Club

December 19: Heart of Christmas Show/Sampson County

December 20: Village Baptist Church Choir

December 21: Reid Ross Classical High School

December 22: The Gilbert Theatre

December 23: Aaron Hanrick

If you are interested in performing at our Holiday Lights event one night please contact our Marketing Coordinator at 910.486.0221 ext. 45 for more information.

Santa Claus is Comin’ to the Garden! Better make sure your on the Nice List before he checks it for the 2nd time!



Member Adult: $8.00
Member Child: $5.00
Non-Member Adult: $12.00
Seniors (65+): $11.00
Military Adult:  $10.00
Child (2-12): $7.00

Add on at the door:
Santa Photos: $10.00 for each
S’mores Packets: $5.00 each (makes 4)

Membership Offer

Purchase a Annual Garden Membership at-the-door and enjoy Holiday Lights on us! Memberships start as low as $50.00 annually. For more information on Garden Memberships please click the button below.


Promotional Nights

December 5, 2019: MEMBERS Only Night


Enjoy Holiday Lights in the Garden for FREE on December 5, 2019. Come See the beauty in Winter! 

Last Admission is at 8:30pm


Thank you to our sponsors!


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D.K. Taylor Oil Company

Charles Broadwell

Broadwell Land Company

David and Lauren Allred 

Cape Fear Botanical Garden Board of Directors

Ray and Daphne Manning




This project is supported by the Arts Council in part by contributions from businesses and individuals, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.


For information on event sponsorship please contact Sheila Hanrick at 910.486.0221 ext. 21.

In Kind Sponsors




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