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Holiday Happenings: Meadowlark Gardens’ Winter Walk of Lights

by Karen Goff — December 17, 2013 at 1:30 pm 0

With temperatures expected to warm up later in the week, it is the perfect time to take a stroll through Meadowlark Gardens’ Winter Walk of Lights.

The Northern Regional Park Authority has teamed with Dominion Virginia Power to turn the grounds of the Vienna park into a holiday oasis with thousands of LED lights illuminating the paths. Visitors take a half-mile stroll through nature-themed lights, then are treated to an animated light show by the lake. “Lakeside Lights” features 40,000 LED lights on 200 circuits changing colors to five holiday songs.

Winter Walk of LightsMeadowlark Botanical Gardens is located at 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct., Vienna.

Here is what to know if you go:

Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is open from 5:30 to 10 p.m., seven days a week until Jan. 6.

Timed tickets required. Click Here to Buy Tickets.

Weekday Rates (Monday-Thursday excluding Holidays):
Age 13+: $12 | Ages 3-12: $7 | Under 3: Free

Weekend & Holiday Rates (Friday to Sunday):
November 28, 29 | December 24, 25, 31 | January 1
Age 13+: $13 | Age 3-12: $8 | Under 3: Free

At the Door:
(Please note, only a limited number of tickets are on sale at the door each night. No discounts may apply. Admission is not guaranteed.)
Age 13+: $14 | Age 3-12: $9 | Under 3: Free

Groups (20 or more):
Monday-Friday ONLY. Please contact [email protected] to make your reservation (Required)
Age 13+: $9.00 | Age 3-12: $5.25 (Must present one payment for group to receive this price)

Upcoming special events:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 18: Dinner with Santa at the Atrium
  • Friday, Dec. 20: Enjoy a visit from a Potomac Overlook naturalist, who will do a demonstration with live animals
  • Saturday, Dec. 21: Crafts and face painting with an Abrakadoodle artist
  • Sunday, Dec. 22: A visit from Santa Claus

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