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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates for the Holiday Lights Drive Thru?

The 2021 Holiday Lights are as follows: Nov 26th &27th, December 3rd & 4th, December 10th & 11th, and Dec 17th through Dec 24th. For more information, click here.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

No! The easiest way to purchase tickets is upon entry as you enter the display on Highway 17. We accept cash and card. If you would like to pre-purchase tickets, please visit our gift shop during regular business hours. Pre-purchase tickets will be available for sale beginning Thursday, October 14th.

Where are the Gardens located?

The Coastal Gardens (not to be confused with the Savannah Botanical Gardens on Eisenhower) are located at 2 Canebrake Road in Savannah. The entrance to Holiday Lights is located on the westbound lane of Hwy 17 just before Canebrake Road.

Will the Gardens still be open during the day?

Yes! The Gardens will maintain their regular business hours during Holiday Lights. Regular Days and Times of Operations: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 10am – 4pm; Sundays 12 – 4pm. Please note the Garden will NOT be open during the day on Friday, November 26 but will be open for Holiday Lights at 6:00 pm.

What happens if it rains?

Electricity and water are never a good combination. A light sprinkle will usually allow us to be open for Holiday Lights but heavier downpours can short various aspects of our display. We will post any cancellations on our website and send notifications to Facebook as they occur!

What is the Launch Festival?

The Holiday Lights Launch Festival will be held on Saturday, November 20th and is a family-friendly event that allows visitors to walk through the Holiday Lights event. Over 20 local artisans and vendors will be on hand to help with holiday shopping. Ticket price includes live music, drink ticket, complimentary kids arts and craft stations, smores stations, and a visit with Santa Claus. Food trucks will be on hand for food purchase. Tickets must be purchased in advance here.