Why You Should See the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas Lights This Year

It will soon be the most wonderful time of the year in Gulf Shores! As you make your holiday beach plans, you’ll definitely want to visit the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas lights this year! Ranked as one of the “10 Best Public Light Displays in America” by USA Today and one of the “Top 100 Events of 2016” by the American Bus Association, the Christmas lights here are some of the best in the country. So, whether you’re big on holiday decorations or not, it’s worth a visit to the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas Lights in nearby Theodore, Alabama when you come to the beach for Christmas!

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Why Visit the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas Lights?

From November 24 through December 31, you can visit one of the most popular and highest-rated Christmas light displays in the country. Bellingrath Gardens is celebrating their 22nd year of their Magic Christmas in Lights display in 2017, so come out and explore the grounds! For, the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas lights have been touted by both USA Today and the American Bus Association as one of the best Christmas light displays in the country. If you’re on Alabama’s Gulf Coast for the holidays, this is a fantastic way to find some holiday cheer!

What Will You See There?

As you tour the Bellingrath Gardens Christmas lights, you’ll encounter more than 1,100 set pieces, 15 magnificent scenes, and over 3 million lights within the 65-acre Bellingrath Gardens estate. Part of what makes the experience even more festive is the presence of choirs singing Christmas carols, as well as hot chocolate on the Live Oak Plaza. Do you plan to bring the kids with you? Be sure to visit Santa Claus after the light show. Then, find a great Christmas gift or memento in the Bellingrath gift shop.

Other Important Information to Know Before You Go

Where is it?

Bellingrath Gardens is located in Theodore, AL, just across the Mobile Bay from the Gulf Shores area.

When is it?

The Bellingrath Gardens Christmas lights begin on November 24, 2017, and go to December 31, 2017. The lights do not show on Christmas Day.

How much does it cost?

Gardens Only

Adults | $15

Children (5-12) | $7.50

Children (<4) | Free

Gardens and Museum Home

Adults | $24

Children (5-12) | $13

Children (<4) | Free

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