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Dazzling Nights Jacksonville

Dazzling Nights Jacksonville


Jan 1, 2023    
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


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Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens
1445 MIlcoe Rd
Jacksonville , FL 32225
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Dazzling Nights at Jacksonville Arboretum & Botanical Gardens will transform into a stunning winter wonderland featuring a million dazzling lights, shining forests, magical displays, music and beautiful sculptures! You’ll experience:

  • Start with a great photo opportunity in front of a unique, 30’ tall towering Christmas tree.
  • Walk under a canopy of flickering Moroccan lanterns.
  • A live show featuring moving lights and live singers.
  • A giant, inflatable play area that lets you slide down chimney chute just like Santa.
  • A 8,000 square foot lighted maze.
  • Walk through a tunnel of giant stars.
  • Festive food and beverages.
  • And the evening wouldn’t be complete without snow and holiday tunes.
  • And so much more!

November 25th, 2022 – January 1st, 2022
5:30pm-9:00pm (Closed Christmas December 25th, 2022)
No entry is permitted after 9:10pm & the event will close at 10:00pm.

Tickets must be purchased for a specific time and date, and are not available at the door. $25 per adult, $22 per child (plus fees). Children 2 and under enter free.

Parking information:

On-site Parking: $12 (purchased in advance, online only) and will be located on-site at the Jacksonville Arboretum.

Free Off-Site Parking will be updated and emailed to guests once confirmation is verified. Off-site parking is free and will include complimentary shuttle service, please arrive 30 mins early to ensure enough travel time from the off-site parking area to Jacksonville Arboretum for your Dazzling Nights entry time.

Handicapped Parking: There are a limited amount of complimentary accessibility parking spaces that will be provided, first come first served, for vehicles with valid disability parking permits. If you have a valid disability parking pass, please arrive at Dazzling Nights with your valid pass in your window for on-site complimentary parking.

Is the Garden accessible with a walker and/or wheelchair? Portions of Dazzling Nights may be challenging for guests using a walker and/or wheelchair. Pathways may be paved, wood-chip or fine gravel surface depending on location. You may encounter steps and/or slopes on certain pathways. Benches are placed along paths to provide a place to rest. Staff can provide guidance on how to best experience Dazzling Nights.

For additional questions about the event, please visit our FAQ page HERE fill out the support form HERE, email [email protected].

CAUTION: Dazzling Nights is a nighttime walking experience through The Jacksonville Arboretum and Botanical Garden, a dimly lighted, large natural environment that is unpaved and not normally lit at night. Attendees are urged to wear proper footwear and remain attentive to the ground conditions and their surroundings at all times as they enjoy their walk through the lights of Dazzling Nights. Guests are encouraged to use flashlights (e.g., mobile phone flashlights or handheld flashlights) while experiencing Dazzling Nights for way-finding if needed. If you have any concerns or need assistance at any time, please speak to a nearby staff person.

For more information: *no contact name provided / *no phone provided / [email protected]