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During the winter season, a different kind of color lights up botanical gardens across the United States. Instead of spring flowers, visitors find twinkling holiday lights, often accompanied by a range of other holiday activities and events.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights are as follows:
- A Longwood Christmas at Longwood Gardens - Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
- Galaxy of Lights at Huntsville Botanical Garden - Huntsville, Alabama
- Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens - Boothbay, Maine
- Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Richmond, Virginia
- Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum - Asheville, North Carolina
- Illuminations at Botanica - Wichita, Kansas
- Dominion Energy Garden of Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden - Norfolk, Virginia
- Magic Christmas in Lights at Bellingrath Gardens - Theodore, Alabama
- Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden - St. Louis
- River of Lights at ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden - Albuquerque
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning holiday lights displays!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo