All events in the gardens will occur as scheduled, pending COVID-19 updates. Events that require cancellation will be announced one week prior to the event date if necessary. In case of cancellation, we're glad to offer a voucher for future admission or you may elect to make your ticket purchase a donation to the Quad City Botanical Center. No cash refunds will be issued. Find updates on this page or Facebook. Please read mask and distancing guidelines before your visit.
winter nights winter lights exhibit
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
$8 Adults l $4 Youth 2-15 l Free under 2
Members $6 Adults l $2 Youth 2-15 l Free under 2
If you are unable to purchase tickets for a time slot, it may be sold out. We have a limited capacity per half hour. Try purchasing tickets for another time on your same date or another date. If your issues persist, call 309.794.0991.
The outdoor gardens will be in winter bloom with over
130,000 glowing lights. Showcasing our largest light
display yet, new areas of our outdoor gardens will be
lit, including the Children’s Garden. Explore the lawns,
pond and pocket gardens of our outdoor light exhibit.
Open every night including Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and the night of New Year’s Day. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Tickets must be purchased online for timed entrance
every 30 minutes 4 PM – 8 PM. A small processing fee will be added to all tickets. All events have limited capacity and are subject to change based on state mandates governing public health. Masks are required indoors and outdoors.