NYBG GLOW, an all-new nighttime outdoor experience, will illuminate the landmark landscape and Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) on 14 select evenings this holiday season, beginning Friday, November 27, 2020.


With lots of room to spread out, visitors can explore a glowing world of color and light featuring the Haupt Conservatory as the centerpiece—its iconic exterior a glittering canvas. Washes of brilliant colors, thousands of dazzling, energy-efficient LED lights, and picture-perfect installations will fill the Visitor Center Reflecting Pool and enliven surrounding gardens and collections. As part of the experience, visitors can also enjoy artistic ice carving sculptures, music, roving dancers, and more outdoor fun.


NYBG GLOW will take place from 5 to 10 p.m. on the following 14 dates: Friday, November 27; Saturday, November 28; Saturday, December 5; Saturday, December 12; Friday, December 18; Saturday, December 19; Saturday, December 26; Sunday, December 27; Monday, December 28; Tuesday, December 29, and Wednesday, December 30, 2020; Friday, January 1; Saturday, January 2, and Saturday, January 9, 2021.


In accordance with New York State and City requirements for cultural institutions and safety protocols that include limited ticketing capacity and social distancing, timed-entry tickets for NYBG GLOW must be purchased in advance. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, November 10, at 10 a.m. General admission is $30 for adults and $18 for children two to 12. Children under two are admitted free. Admission for NYBG Members is $20 for adults and $10 for children two to 12.


The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is among the most comprehensive botanical gardens in the world—an urban oasis and integral part of the cultural fabric of New York City, anchored in the Bronx. Located just 20 minutes from Midtown Manhattan at 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, N.Y., there is ample on-site parking via the Main Entrance and in NYBG’s Parking Garage, just steps away from the Mosholu Entrance. It is also easy to reach by Metro-North Railroad or subway. For more information, please visit nybg.org.