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Dazzling Nights 2023 at Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens

Immerse yourself in the wonder of the holidays! A 3/4 mile journey of awe-inspiring light experiences and a magical experience for the entire family. Start with a great photo opportunity in front of a 30' tall towering Christmas tree and enjoy live entertainment and holiday inspired food and beverage. Interactive lights on the ground light up when you walk on them! You'll journey through a forest of light and fog, as if walking through the aurora borealis. Immerse yourself in a 65' long tunnel of wondrous light. And, the evening wouldn't be complete without snow and holiday tunes! Get your tickets now!

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately. If you have a question about the activity itself, please contact the organization administrator listed below.

This year’s highlights

What you’ll experience:
  • Have a snowball fight in a giant, 40’ snow globe

  • Travel through a bright, candy-cane corridor

  • Walk under thousands of brilliant, twinkling lights and snowflakes

  • See some of Audubon’s famous flower paintings illuminated as larger-than-life neon flowers

  • Explore a hazy forest of lasers

  • Discover a path of a thousand brilliant fireflies

  • Gather for a family photo in front of our giant, shimmering Christmas tree

  • And the evening wouldn’t be complete without nightly snowfall

  • Plus sweet treats and holiday (and adult) beverages




Important Info

DATES : November 24, 2023 - December 29, 2023

LOCATION : Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225

TIMES : First entry at 5:30 PM. Last entry 8:30 PM. No guests will be admitted after 8:40.

TICKETS : Tickets must be purchased for a specific time and date and are not available for purchase at the door. Ticket prices start at $22 per adult and $19 per child, plus fees. Children ages 2 and under enter for free.

ARRIVAL : For on-site parking, please arrive 15 - 20 minutes prior to your scheduled entry time. For Off-site parking shuttle, please arrive 30 minutes prior to your ticketed entry time.

FOOD : Lite bites, hot chocolate, beer, and wine are available for purchase. 

WEATHER : Dazzling Nights is open rain or shine unless severe weather necessitates a cancellation for the safety of our team and guests. If a cancellation happens, our box office will contact guests directly.


*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


1445 Millcoe Road
Jacksonville, FL, 32225
United States


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General Information
timed entries from 5:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.
$15.00 - $27.00


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids