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Fri, Dec 01


Columbus Botanical Garden


Join us for our annual dazzling holiday light display, SHINE at Columbus Botanical Garden!

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Time & Location

Dec 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Columbus Botanical Garden, 3603 Weems Rd, Columbus, GA 31909, USA

About the event

Join us for our annual holiday light display, SHINE at Columbus Botanical Garden!

On December 1st ONLY, The Columbus Ballet will be performing scenes from their upcoming production of The Nutcracker!

***"Select Different Dates" for more SHINE night options***

Enjoy photos with Santa, the beautiful Walk of Stars, Kids' Crafts, a Holiday Market, a Bioluminescence Maze, Live Entertainment, S'mores, and more!

Get ready to embark on a journey of hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights, festive fun, and heartwarming memories that will leave you in awe at SHINE, a Celebration of Nature and Wonder! Santa Claus will make a special appearance each night to spread holiday cheer so bring the kids to share their Christmas wishes and the perfect photo op. Let your children’s creativity shine at our holiday-themed craft stations, enjoy interactive storytime with local libraries, and don't miss our NEW bioluminescence maze in the Meadow Garden! Warm up by the fire and make some delicious s’mores using Tiki Brand fire pits donated by W.C. Bradley. Shop our Lillie Belle Holiday Market for Christmas gifts in the Adams Farmhouse, and finally, be mesmerized by our breathtaking Walk of Stars, a path of illuminated Shine Stars honoring and remembering loved ones.

Visit the Shine website ( to purchase your Shine Star.

Festive concessions and s'more kits are available for purchase and there will be live music or performances to get you in the holiday spirit!

**NO PETS, except certified service dogs

Mark your calendar for the following dates: December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29

There are two time slots for Shine: 6-7:30pm and 7:30-9:00pm.

Get your CBG Membership today for discounts to Shine!

Be prepared to show your membership card at registration when you purchase member-discount tickets.


  • Member Kids 4-17 Ticket

    +$0.13 service fee
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  • Members Ticket

    +$0.30 service fee
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  • Non Member Kids 4-17 Ticket

    +$0.20 service fee
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  • Non Members Ticket

    +$0.38 service fee
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  • Kids 0-3 Ticket

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