Monthly Calendar

Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 11, 2016 - Saturday December 31, 2016

Presenting Sponsor:

Don't miss North Alabama's favorite holiday tradition!

Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

Walking Nights - November 11-14 & November 18–22, 2016
Details TBD

Driving Nights  - Thanksgiving through December 31, 2016 5:30-9:00 p.m.

We accept donations of coats, gloves, blankets and canned goods for the less fortunate.
We give $1 off the driving night gate price of admission with any donation.

Tickets may be purchased online for $20. No other discounts are available at the gate with tickets purchased online or in the Shoppe at the Garden. Members may utilize additional discounts in the Shoppe at the Garden by showing your membership card. 

Tickets purchased online may be used any day during driving nights regardless of the day purchased online. Just print your eTicket when prompted and bring it with you to driving nights. Doesn't matter what day your eTicket says, these tickets are good any day you want to come.

Passenger Car - $25 or $20 per car up to 10 people with $3.00 each additional person (see pricing structure by day below) except when at the gate discounts apply.

At the gate discounts are $5.00 off military discount with ID (Mondays only) and
$1.00 off with item donation any day
  • We will accept your donations of toys, canned goods, paper products, dog/cat food and warm coats for our local charities; $1 off the price of admission (per vehicle) with a donation.
These discounts are only allowed at the gate. Any ticket purchased in advance (in Shoppe at the Garden or online) will NOT receive any other discounts.

Vans - $25 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person except when discounts apply (see above)

Tour buses - $25 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person (tour bus driver is free) except when discounts apply (see above).

Please note: Admission fees may be changed without notice. Please have cash or a check for admission! 

Tickets purchased in the Shoppe at the Garden are always $15.00 for members and $20 for non-members regardless of the date but must be purchased in advance. 

** Please enter near Landry's on Bob Wallace.


News: Galaxy of Lights has been named to the ABA Top 100 events for 2016.

For information on Galaxy sponsorships
, please contact Amy Hamilton, 256-830-4447 ext. 239,


Have you ever wondered how Galaxy of Lights happens each year?

Watch "Behind the Magic" for a behind the scenes look at the hard work and the dedication of some very special volunteers responsible for our winter wonderland of lights.

Group Tours welcome. Call 256-830-4447 ext. 223 for group rates
Galaxy of Lights was named a Southeast Tourism Top 20 event for 2009, 2015
Galaxy of LIghts made the American Automobile Association's "GEM" list for 2010, 2015