Plan Your Visit


Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 13, 2015 - Saturday January 2, 2016

Presenting Sponsor:

Walking Nights: November 13-16 and 20-24, 5:30-8 p.m.

Admission: Adults $8.00, Children (3+) $4.00 (discounts for members)

Dog Walking Nights: November 16 and 23, 5:30-8 p.m.
Dogs are $1.00 plus adults and children as listed above.

Driving Nights start Thanksgiving and continue through January 2, 2016
There will be no driving on November 30 and December 1 due to the Galaxy Runs on those nights.

Driving nights are $25.00 with discounts of $5 November 26 - December 10, December 14 - 17 and December 25 - January 2,

Military nights are each Monday night in December offering a $5 discount for active and retired military. Military ID will need to be shown.

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

Galaxy of Lights 3K Holiday Dash (*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, the 3K Holiday Dash

Registration will be posted at a later date.

Drive-Through Nights
Thanksgiving through January 2, 5:30-9 p.m. (*see exceptions above)
Passenger Car - $25 per car up to 10 people except when discounts apply (see above)
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! 

  • 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. If you purchase online, please print your eTicket and present it on the night you visit Driving Nights. Only one use allowed per eTicket. Military ID needs to be presented on discounted Military nights.

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!


Galaxy of Lights 5K
Monday November 30, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Huntsville Botanical Garden

Sprint through the Garden while enjoying Galaxy of Lights displays twinkling around you! Race begins at 6:30 p.m. Please note: Galaxy of Lights will be closed to the general public.

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Galaxy of Lights 3k Holiday Dash
Tuesday December 1, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You can run, jog, skip or walk the 1.7 mile trail. Santa will be present handing out candy canes and posing for photos.

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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.