Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum

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November 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - January 8, 2023 @ 10:00 pm EST

Wide shot of figures made out of Christmas lights at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Embrace the winter season with over-the-top holiday decorations at Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum! The garden looks straight out of a fairy tale with thousands of fairy lights and dazzling light tunnels.

Create new memories in picture-perfect winter scenery this holiday with the entire family. Winter Lights at The North Carolina Arboretum comes back with more glowing lights and festive ornaments such as a 50ft lighted tree, Quilt Garden, and new nature-themed installations.

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Winter Lights at the North Carolina Arboretum glows from November 18th, 2022, through January 8th, 2023. Attendees may enter starting at 6 PM, and the incoming gates close at 9 PM.

Winter Lights Tickets

Tickets are sold PER VEHICLE, not per person, and are date and time-specific. Tickets range from $55 to $600. You can purchase it here or at the gate.

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Covid-19 Information

Face masks are mandated to be worn indoors by kids over five. However, masks are only recommended outdoors when social distancing is impossible.

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Experience Winter Lights

Festive lights, illuminated pathways, and all decked-out garden areas make The North Carolina Arboretum a perfect place to celebrate the winter and holiday season. Returning this year is Asheville’s iconic walk-through Winter Lights.

Witness hundreds of thousands of glowing lights in every corner. Enjoy natural displays like colorful birds, butterflies, and insect lantern exhibits. Plus, enjoy live performances, story times, and hot cocoa.

Get your tickets now. Also, you can make a vacation out of it with an Asheville vacation package.


November 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm EST
January 8, 2023 @ 10:00 pm EST
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North Carolina Arboretum
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806
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(828) 665-2492

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