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November 2017
$5 - $13

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

November 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

Nov. 24, 2017 – January 8, 2018 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 – 10 p.m. A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! The 2017-2018 theme is Naturally Ever After: Stories in Lights A “rain or shine” event; only closed for extreme weather. Tickets are not date specific and may be purchased…

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December 2017

Shoes & Brews

December 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Ardent Craft Ales is partnering with Soles4Souls to help wear out poverty. Stop by for Happy Hour and donate your gently used shoes to Soles4Souls! Have a few craft ales and learn about the newest Scotts Addition nonprofit. Every person that donates shoes will have the chance to win a Custom Stainless Steel Ardent Growler*! There will be fun swag from Ardent and Soles4Souls for everyone who donates shoes as well. *Does not include beer fill – ONLY 1 (one)…

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$8 - $13

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

December 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music, a parade and more. Activities include: Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper — bring your cameras! Make your own New Year’s party hat Write your wish for 2018 and add it to our “wishing chain” Be a part of the annual Garden tradition: “Rolling in the New Year” by rolling down the hill to the Cochrane Rose Garden. Those who attend the New Year’s Eve…

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January 2018
$8 - $13

GardenFest for Fidos

January 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dogs can enjoy the holiday lights at GardenFest for Fidos! Leashed dogs are allowed on these select Dominion GardenFest of Lights nights: Thursday, November 30, 2017 and Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Regular Garden admission; $2 suggested “pet admission” benefiting the Richmond SPCA. All dogs must be leashed and current on a rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly Education Center building. Leashed dogs allowed on…

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February 2018
$25 - $75

Shiver in the River

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Shiver in the River is the coolest winter festival in RVA! You can clean up, walk/run, or jump in the James River — or do all three! You and your family can participate in as much or as little as you want, and you can form teams challenging your family, friends and co-workers. There will be music, beverages, food, and more! This is the Coolest Winter Festival in Richmond, and shows our love for Virginia!

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