Gardens Aglow

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Gardens Aglow

December 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - December 3, 2017 @ 8:30 pm

Gardens Aglow, a treasured holiday family tradition, transforms the grounds with more than twelve miles of holiday lights. Enjoy marshmallow-roasting, a reindeer scavenger hunt, visit with Santa Claus in the Model T, take carousel rides, holiday treats at Magnolia Café, and more.

Members and those with pre-purchased tickets will have easier entry to the event through dedicated admissions lines. Save time and buy online!

Among the features of this season’s Gardens Aglow:

  • Meet Mrs. Claus on “A Visit to the North Pole”
  • Marvel at an expanded model train display made of natural materials with scale replicas of well-known bridges
  • Cuddle with baby animals—baby goats, piglets, chickens and chicks, bunnies, and more
  • Take a picture with Santa in a 1913 Ford Model T
  • Embark on a reindeer scavenger hunt through the gardens
  • Roast marshmallows and enjoy tasty holiday treats
  • Enjoy live music and dance performances
  • And much more!

We are offering free parking and free mini bus service from the Wing School at 33 Water Street, Sandwich, to Heritage’s front gate. Visitors can easily use the ample parking at the Wing School and take this fun, free 5 minute ride to enjoy Gardens Aglow. Signs on Rt. 130 will direct you to the parking area. The mini bus will be running in a continuous loop, picking up at each end approximately every 10 minutes. Please note, the mini bus is not handicap accessible. Handicap accessible parking will be available at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

Group discounts are available – for information and to book, call 508-888-3300 x120, email, or fill out this form today!

Want more information? Click here for Gardens Aglow Frequently Asked Questions.

Tickets are also available for purchase at the ticket window on the day of the event. Important: If you purchase an online ticket, please print it out, bring it with you and skip the lines!

Member Adults: $15, Member Youth (3-18 years): $5, Non-Member Adults: $18, Non-Member Youth (3-11 years): $7, Children 2 years and under are free

 508-888-3300 x. 142


December 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
December 3, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
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Heritage Museums & Gardens


Heritage Museums & Gardens
67 Grove St
Sandwich, MA 02563 United States
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