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Merry & Bright Light Festival



Thank - you for making our 2017 Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival wonderful!

After an overwhelming response last year, we are thrilled to be hosting our second annual Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival! This year will be more to see and more nights to enjoy the holiday magic.



November 29 & 30
December 1-3
December 6-10
December 13-17

Doors will open at 6 pm, and last admittance will be at 8:30 pm, finishing up for the evening at 9 pm.

**Please Note: No animals or pets are permited except service animals**

*NEW* - Shuttle service for select festival nights. To enhance our visitor experience on our anticipated busiest evenings, we have added a complimentary shuttle service. Look for the shuttle symbol Shuttle on the calendar below. 

The shuttle pick-up location will be Marine Institues parking lot (except for Dec 9, which pick-up will be at the rear parking lot of Confederation Building). 


Limited parking is available in the gravel lots by the Garden or in the paved lots next door at the MUN Vivarium.

What to Expect: 

This is a magical, winter walking experience where you will:
  • Walk through a caterpillar of lights
  • See sparkling lights and glowing candles
  • Purchase hot chocolate, don't forget to bring your reusable mug for a discounted price!
  • Take a family picture in our glamorous gazebo
  • Spot our Christmas Gnomes
  • Stop by our Garden Gift Shop for some great Christmas gift ideas
  • And more!

Come see the Garden in a new light: You will walk away feeling Merry and Bright!


Ticket Calendar
November - December, 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      Nov29  Nov30 Dec1 Dec2
Dec3 Blank Blank Dec6 Dec7  Dec8 Dec9
Dec10 Blank Blank Dec13 Dec14  Dec15 Dec16
Dec17 Dec18 dec19        




Tickets are limited, purchase online. Tickets at door based on availability, only available at the door if the evening has not already sold out online.

Tickets Price*
Adult Ticket (ages 18+) $10.00
Child Ticket (ages 3-17, 2 and under are free) $5.00
Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) $25.00

• Tickets are valid for the evening purchased.
• No refunds or exchanges.
• No group rates.
• No cancellations or transferring of ticket dates.
• Tickets are transferable (you can give or sell your ticket to another individual in the event you can no longer attend).

Please Note: Botanical Garden free admission passes, season passes, FOG memberships and MUN student admission do not apply.

*Plus HST

For Parking Locations Please Click Here

Thank you to our sponsors:

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