Monthly Calendar

Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 13, 2015 - Sunday January 3, 2016

Walking Nights: November 13-16 and 20-24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults $6.00, Children (3+) $3.00 (discounts for members)
During Walking Nights, Clementine's at the Garden will be open with a limited menu.
Download Walking Night FAQ (pdf)

Dog Walking Nights: November 16 and 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Dogs are $1.00 plus adults and children as listed above.

Driving Nights start Thanksgiving and continue through January 3, 2016
There will be no driving on November 30 and December 1 due to the Galaxy Runs on those nights.
Download Driving Night FAQ (pdf)

Galaxy of Lights 5K Run (*not a Galaxy Driving Night)
November 30
Register below

Galaxy of Lights Fun Run (*not a Galaxy Driving Night)
December 1
Jog, jingle or jump your way into the holiday season - join us for the Galaxy of Lights Fun Run

Registration will be posted at a later date.

Drive-Through Nights
Thanksgiving through January 3, 5:30-9 p.m. (*see exceptions above)
Passenger Car - $20 per car (up to 10 people)
Vans - $20 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person
Tour buses - $20 for 10 people and $3 for each additional person (tour bus driver is free).
Please note: Admission fees may be changed without notice.

Please have cash or a check for admission! 

  • 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.
  • Discounted drive-through tickets are available for members ($15) in the Shoppe at the Garden. They must be purchased in advance.

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


Galaxy Driving Night Tickets
*Please note:
Each ticket is good for one driving night for a carload up to 10 people. Please print your eTicket and present it on the night you visit Driving Nights. Only one use allowed per eTicket.

Ticket purchase will be available at a later date.

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 are the best way to experience the Galaxy 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.
Galaxy of LIghts made the American Automobile Association's "GEM" list for 2010!



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.

Presenting sponsor:

Jerry Damson