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Dec
13
Fri
Glow @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 13 all-day

Saturday, Nov. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 4

 

Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10am – 6pm
Thursdays, Fridays: 10am – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 6pm
Sundays: Noon – 6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day; Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; Open on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30, 10am – 6pm ; Saturday, December 28 open until 9pm

Admission

Adults: $15
Children (3-12): $10
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow, the Botanical Garden’s winter spectacular and one of Cleveland’s most celebrated holiday traditions, will transport you to a world full of seasonal cheer. This year, the theme Holiday Hollows is all about homes and what home means to you! Beyond a simple dwelling, “home” is a comfortable space or warm feeling when your loved ones are near. From our cozy four wall abodes to animal habitats, celebrate home and hearth with us with hundreds of creative gingerbread houses, decorated trees, a children’s indoor winter wonderland play area, festive crafts, holiday shopping, a ride on the Garden Express train and more!
Come and check out:

  • Over 100 decorated gingerbread houses
  • Gnome scavenger hunt in the Glasshouse
  • Festive holiday trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs
  • Indoor snow play area for children in our Winter Playland
  • Gingerbread house making craft (additional fee applies)
  • Gnome Gnook: Holiday Hollows children’s free play area and crafts
  • Community Tree Gallery: Trees decorated by community partners that define ‘home”
  • Wishing Tree
  • The Garden Express Railway
  • Hershey Children’s Garden open on Saturdays and features special activities 
  • Live holiday music on select days

And more!

Glow 2019 Survey

If you have visited Glow, let us know about your experience by filling out a quick survey which will help us improve this and other events:


Glow Activities

 

Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden
Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow
Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

Gnome Gnook Craft Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 23 – Dec. 22, Friday, Nov 29, Everyday Dec 23 – Jan 4, Noon – 2pm

Learn why gnomes are important this holiday season and take the fun home with you. Make your way up to the second floor “Gnome Nook” to play, discover, and create a gnome door to take home.


Garden Store Hours

 

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon -6pm
  • Dec. 23 and 30: 11am – 6pm
  • Dec. 24 and 31: 10am – 3pm
  • Dec.28: 11am – 9pm
Dec
14
Sat
Glow @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 14 all-day

Saturday, Nov. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 4

 

Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10am – 6pm
Thursdays, Fridays: 10am – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 6pm
Sundays: Noon – 6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day; Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; Open on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30, 10am – 6pm ; Saturday, December 28 open until 9pm

Admission

Adults: $15
Children (3-12): $10
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow, the Botanical Garden’s winter spectacular and one of Cleveland’s most celebrated holiday traditions, will transport you to a world full of seasonal cheer. This year, the theme Holiday Hollows is all about homes and what home means to you! Beyond a simple dwelling, “home” is a comfortable space or warm feeling when your loved ones are near. From our cozy four wall abodes to animal habitats, celebrate home and hearth with us with hundreds of creative gingerbread houses, decorated trees, a children’s indoor winter wonderland play area, festive crafts, holiday shopping, a ride on the Garden Express train and more!
Come and check out:

  • Over 100 decorated gingerbread houses
  • Gnome scavenger hunt in the Glasshouse
  • Festive holiday trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs
  • Indoor snow play area for children in our Winter Playland
  • Gingerbread house making craft (additional fee applies)
  • Gnome Gnook: Holiday Hollows children’s free play area and crafts
  • Community Tree Gallery: Trees decorated by community partners that define ‘home”
  • Wishing Tree
  • The Garden Express Railway
  • Hershey Children’s Garden open on Saturdays and features special activities 
  • Live holiday music on select days

And more!

Glow 2019 Survey

If you have visited Glow, let us know about your experience by filling out a quick survey which will help us improve this and other events:


Glow Activities

 

Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden
Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow
Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

Gnome Gnook Craft Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 23 – Dec. 22, Friday, Nov 29, Everyday Dec 23 – Jan 4, Noon – 2pm

Learn why gnomes are important this holiday season and take the fun home with you. Make your way up to the second floor “Gnome Nook” to play, discover, and create a gnome door to take home.


Garden Store Hours

 

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon -6pm
  • Dec. 23 and 30: 11am – 6pm
  • Dec. 24 and 31: 10am – 3pm
  • Dec.28: 11am – 9pm
Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 14 all-day

Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow

The Hershey Children’s Garden is only open on Saturdays during Glow. Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

T’ai Chi in the Garden Session II @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 14 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am

Enhance health and wellbeing with a series of movements created to relax the mind and strengthen the body’s muscles, flexibility and coordination. Appropriate for any level of fitness and flexibility. Parking included.

Series I: Saturdays, Sept. 28 – Nov. 2
Series II: Saturdays, Nov. 9 – Dec. 21,
(No class on Nov. 23)

Seasonal Centerpiece Workshop @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Robertson for his annual design course. This year we will be designing beautiful long and low seasonal centerpieces using fresh evergreen greenery, herbs, preserved botanicals and candles – designed in a rustic bark covered box that you’ll take home with you.

Dec
15
Sun
Glow @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 15 all-day

Saturday, Nov. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 4

 

Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10am – 6pm
Thursdays, Fridays: 10am – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 6pm
Sundays: Noon – 6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day; Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; Open on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30, 10am – 6pm ; Saturday, December 28 open until 9pm

Admission

Adults: $15
Children (3-12): $10
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow, the Botanical Garden’s winter spectacular and one of Cleveland’s most celebrated holiday traditions, will transport you to a world full of seasonal cheer. This year, the theme Holiday Hollows is all about homes and what home means to you! Beyond a simple dwelling, “home” is a comfortable space or warm feeling when your loved ones are near. From our cozy four wall abodes to animal habitats, celebrate home and hearth with us with hundreds of creative gingerbread houses, decorated trees, a children’s indoor winter wonderland play area, festive crafts, holiday shopping, a ride on the Garden Express train and more!
Come and check out:

  • Over 100 decorated gingerbread houses
  • Gnome scavenger hunt in the Glasshouse
  • Festive holiday trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs
  • Indoor snow play area for children in our Winter Playland
  • Gingerbread house making craft (additional fee applies)
  • Gnome Gnook: Holiday Hollows children’s free play area and crafts
  • Community Tree Gallery: Trees decorated by community partners that define ‘home”
  • Wishing Tree
  • The Garden Express Railway
  • Hershey Children’s Garden open on Saturdays and features special activities 
  • Live holiday music on select days

And more!

Glow 2019 Survey

If you have visited Glow, let us know about your experience by filling out a quick survey which will help us improve this and other events:


Glow Activities

 

Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden
Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow
Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

Gnome Gnook Craft Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 23 – Dec. 22, Friday, Nov 29, Everyday Dec 23 – Jan 4, Noon – 2pm

Learn why gnomes are important this holiday season and take the fun home with you. Make your way up to the second floor “Gnome Nook” to play, discover, and create a gnome door to take home.


Garden Store Hours

 

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon -6pm
  • Dec. 23 and 30: 11am – 6pm
  • Dec. 24 and 31: 10am – 3pm
  • Dec.28: 11am – 9pm
Breakfast with Santa @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a breakfast buffet, cookie decorating, a ride on the Garden Express train and the seasonal magic of Glow before the Botanical Garden opens to the public. Bring your camera for a family photo with Santa as he meets with children during their visit. Reservations required.

Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 15 is sold out. Click here to register for Dec. 22.

Dec
17
Tue
Glow @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 17 all-day

Saturday, Nov. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 4

 

Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10am – 6pm
Thursdays, Fridays: 10am – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 6pm
Sundays: Noon – 6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day; Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; Open on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30, 10am – 6pm ; Saturday, December 28 open until 9pm

Admission

Adults: $15
Children (3-12): $10
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow, the Botanical Garden’s winter spectacular and one of Cleveland’s most celebrated holiday traditions, will transport you to a world full of seasonal cheer. This year, the theme Holiday Hollows is all about homes and what home means to you! Beyond a simple dwelling, “home” is a comfortable space or warm feeling when your loved ones are near. From our cozy four wall abodes to animal habitats, celebrate home and hearth with us with hundreds of creative gingerbread houses, decorated trees, a children’s indoor winter wonderland play area, festive crafts, holiday shopping, a ride on the Garden Express train and more!
Come and check out:

  • Over 100 decorated gingerbread houses
  • Gnome scavenger hunt in the Glasshouse
  • Festive holiday trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs
  • Indoor snow play area for children in our Winter Playland
  • Gingerbread house making craft (additional fee applies)
  • Gnome Gnook: Holiday Hollows children’s free play area and crafts
  • Community Tree Gallery: Trees decorated by community partners that define ‘home”
  • Wishing Tree
  • The Garden Express Railway
  • Hershey Children’s Garden open on Saturdays and features special activities 
  • Live holiday music on select days

And more!

Glow 2019 Survey

If you have visited Glow, let us know about your experience by filling out a quick survey which will help us improve this and other events:


Glow Activities

 

Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden
Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow
Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

Gnome Gnook Craft Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 23 – Dec. 22, Friday, Nov 29, Everyday Dec 23 – Jan 4, Noon – 2pm

Learn why gnomes are important this holiday season and take the fun home with you. Make your way up to the second floor “Gnome Nook” to play, discover, and create a gnome door to take home.


Garden Store Hours

 

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon -6pm
  • Dec. 23 and 30: 11am – 6pm
  • Dec. 24 and 31: 10am – 3pm
  • Dec.28: 11am – 9pm
Dec
18
Wed
Glow @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 18 all-day

Saturday, Nov. 23 – Saturday, Jan. 4

 

Hours

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10am – 6pm
Thursdays, Fridays: 10am – 9pm
Saturdays: 10am – 6pm
Sundays: Noon – 6pm

Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day; Closes at 3pm on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve; Open on Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30, 10am – 6pm ; Saturday, December 28 open until 9pm

Admission

Adults: $15
Children (3-12): $10
Children 2 and under: Free
Members: Free

Glow, the Botanical Garden’s winter spectacular and one of Cleveland’s most celebrated holiday traditions, will transport you to a world full of seasonal cheer. This year, the theme Holiday Hollows is all about homes and what home means to you! Beyond a simple dwelling, “home” is a comfortable space or warm feeling when your loved ones are near. From our cozy four wall abodes to animal habitats, celebrate home and hearth with us with hundreds of creative gingerbread houses, decorated trees, a children’s indoor winter wonderland play area, festive crafts, holiday shopping, a ride on the Garden Express train and more!
Come and check out:

  • Over 100 decorated gingerbread houses
  • Gnome scavenger hunt in the Glasshouse
  • Festive holiday trees decorated by Affiliate Garden Clubs
  • Indoor snow play area for children in our Winter Playland
  • Gingerbread house making craft (additional fee applies)
  • Gnome Gnook: Holiday Hollows children’s free play area and crafts
  • Community Tree Gallery: Trees decorated by community partners that define ‘home”
  • Wishing Tree
  • The Garden Express Railway
  • Hershey Children’s Garden open on Saturdays and features special activities 
  • Live holiday music on select days

And more!

Glow 2019 Survey

If you have visited Glow, let us know about your experience by filling out a quick survey which will help us improve this and other events:


Glow Activities

 

Glow in the Hershey Children’s Garden
Saturdays during Glow
11am – Noon: Hot Chocolate Storytime
3 – 4pm: Roast a Marshmallow
Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

Don’t miss out on these select open days in the Hershey Children’s Garden during Glow where youth and families can participate in  storytime and enjoy roasting marshmallows.

Gnome Gnook Craft Schedule
Saturdays and Sundays Nov 23 – Dec. 22, Friday, Nov 29, Everyday Dec 23 – Jan 4, Noon – 2pm

Learn why gnomes are important this holiday season and take the fun home with you. Make your way up to the second floor “Gnome Nook” to play, discover, and create a gnome door to take home.


Garden Store Hours

 

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 11am – 6pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 6pm
  • Sunday: Noon -6pm
  • Dec. 23 and 30: 11am – 6pm
  • Dec. 24 and 31: 10am – 3pm
  • Dec.28: 11am – 9pm
Hoppy Hour with Krampus of Cleveland @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Come to the Botanical Garden to celebrate the European legend of Krampus, the anti-Santa. Toast the un-holidays with our featured brewery Madcap Brew Co. and chase away winter with Krampus of Cleveland, during this special Hoppy Hour during Glow. For an additional fee, create a Krampus-themed gingerbread house to get into the holiday spirit.

Note: Hoppy Hour with Krampus is an adult event, but children are allowed to attend. The Garden Express train will not be operating during the event.

Pricing: $15 admission for nonmembers, members free; Pre-registration is encouraged
Beer Prices: Single pour – $5; Flight of 4 – $9; Krampus-themed gingerbread house: $32 cabin, $40 large house

Click here to learn more about Krampus of Cleveland.