Mounts Botanical Garden in West Palm Beach Brightens the Holiday Season With Garden of Lights
(West Palm Beach, FL – November 12, 2019) Coming next month to Mounts Botanical Garden—and back by popular demand—is another major eye-popping and eco-friendly exhibition:
GARDEN OF LIGHTS
December 13–29, 2019
Mounts will once again be all a-twinkle on 12 select and sparkling evenings during the holiday season, including weekends and Christmas week. Visitors will discover the magic of Mounts at night as thousands of jewel-toned lights illuminate and amplify the lush tropical foliage, majestic trees and signature structures along an easy-to-follow route throughout various garden areas. Highlights include the massive, interactive Stickwork installation, Signature Ridge, Butterfly Garden and the Trellis Tunnel. It's a magical way to light-up the holiday season for joyous visitors of every age, romantic disposition, and spiritual leaning. This holiday exhibition is perfect for couples, families and groups of all size.
Hours & Admission for GARDEN OF LIGHTS
+ Thursday-Sunday – 6 pm to 8:30 pm (No rain dates.)
+ Monday (December 23 only) – 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Throughout the Garden
$8 for Mounts members; $12.50 for nonmembers; $5 for children 5 to 12
Also at Mounts Through 2020
A Stickwork Exhibition
Daily – 10 am to 4 pm
Mounts The Great Lawn
FREE for members; $10 for nonmembers; $5 for children ages 5-12 (though January 5, 2020)
This awe-inspiring new eco-exhibition is an interactive, environmental exhibit that features an original, massive, stickwork sculpture designed by internationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty and created on site through a "community build" by 106 volunteers utilizing 30,000 pounds of willow. The exhibition invites visitors to wander through, admire, and become part of a living art experience.
About Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County:
With a mission to inspire and educate through nature, Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden, offering gorgeous displays of tropical and sub-tropical plants, plus informative classes, workshops, and other fun-filled events. The Garden contains more than 2,000 species of plants, including Florida native plants, exotic and tropical fruit trees, herbs, palms, bromeliads and more. Two recent additions to Mounts include Windows on the Floating World: Blume Tropical Wetland Garden and the Zen-like Garden of Tranquility.
Available for Interview:
Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director
Mounts Botanical Garden