Jenny Harding, For TSM

The 2016 Garden of Lights is December 2 - January 8 at the Gardens on Spring Creek.

The Gardens at 2145 Centre Ave. in Fort Collins will be open to the public 5:00-9:00 p.m. every evening including Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day.

During the weekends (Friday, Sat, Sun), visit with Santa, listen to holiday music, make seasonal crafts, and enjoy warm drinks.


There is a very ambitious entertainment schedule this year for the Garden of Lights. There is everything from Dickens carolers, to Poudre High School Jazz, to visits from Santa Claus.

Click here for the entertainment schedule!


  • $5 suggested donation per adult
  • $2 suggested donation per child
  • Children ages 2 and under admitted free
  • This outdoor event is rain, shine, or snow!

Purchase Holiday Plants

Beginning November 25, holiday plants including poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis, rosemary wreaths and unique succulent pots and botanically inspired gifts are available for purchase in the greenhouse and gift shop.

Pictures of Last Year's Garden of Lights

Thanks to my lovely wife, Jenny, for taking all of these wonderful shots in the Garden last year.