Holiday Wonders at the Garden

Nov 24, 2017 until Dec 30, 2017
Nov 24, 2017
Dec 30, 2017
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
Memphis Botanic Gardens

Snowy Nights: is our outdoor, interactive, family oriented venue. It is a continuation of the popular Snowy Nights in My Big Backyard, which ran for many years at MBG.

Sculptures Bright: will light up our growing Sculpture Garden in interesting and evocative ways. Our Sculpture Garden features diverse art from many well-known, local artists. Adjacent to Sculptures Bright and located in our Rose Garden area will be the Ikea Outdoor Lounge featuring snacks, hot chocolate, adult beverages and fire tables for warming.

Trees Alight: is sure to become a community favorite and features the City of Memphis Christmas Tree as well as a spectacular nightly LED light show; it will be located in our Conifer Garden.

Special Note: A limited version of the Trees Alight light show will be visible without charge, nightly (including nights when the Garden is closed) to traffic driving on Cherry Road between Park and Southern.

Holiday Wonders at the Garden opens on Friday, November 24 th at 5:30 p.m. with special guests (t.b.a.) on site to 'flip the switch' at 6:15 p.m. illuminating both the City of Memphis Christmas Tree and the broader Trees Alight venue for the very first time.

December 14. Family Night at Holiday Wonders at the Garden. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. All children over the age of 2 will be admitted for only $3 each when they bring an unwrapped toy for Porter - Leath. Regular admission applies to adults Tickets online at

December 16. Date Night at Holiday Wonders at the Garden. 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Bring your date to the coolest outdoor Holiday show in town and then wander over to the Ikea Outdoor Lounge to enjoy outdoor beverages and other concessions. Tickets online at

December 17. Sunday with our Sculptures at Holiday Wonders at the Garden. 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Visitors to this event are welcome to park in our main parking lot (subject to availability) and enter through our Visitors Center providing easy access to our Sculpture Garden. After viewing our permanent collection in our Sculpture Garden we invite you to walk over to the Ikea Outdoor lounge where we have multiple sculptures which are on loan to us on display. Tickets online at

December 21 and 22. Holiday Wonders Camp.  9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Ages 6 -9. Finish your holiday shopping while the kids enjoy the days at a Winter Wonderland. Kids will kick off the holiday season with winter-themed crafts and games. Holiday themed snack will be served. $40 a day for non members and $30 a day for members. Register is required register by calling (901)-636-4126.  

December 26. On My Last Nerve Night! 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This is an evening designed to rid your house of your over-staying Holiday guests for a couple of hoursTickets online at