The display is outdoors on a well-lit pathway. You can plan on walking 3/4 mile including the walk from your car. Your time will vary depending on how long you pause to enjoy this one-of-kind display.

We will be open, even if it rains. Tickets are available for purchase at the display entrance on a first-come first-served basis. For more information please select your topic from the following list.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Accessibility and Limited Mobility Drop-Off

Assisted Groups
Busses
Children
Critter Maps
Directions and Parking
Garden d'Lights Maps
Directions
Entertainment
Gift Shop
Lost and Found
Lost Ticket/No Printer
Members

Parking
Pets
Photography
Refreshments
Refund
Restrooms
Tickets
Tickets on Your Smartphone
Time
Wait Times
Weather
Weddings

Will Call

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Accessibility

Much of the lights display is visible from a fully accessible patio
The trails through the display are gravel surfaced.
Accessible restrooms are located in the Visitor Center
Wheelchairs are not available at the Garden

 

Limited Mobility Drop Off
Limited mobility drop-off is available at the Garden entrance.
The drop-off area is well marked and well lit. Please do not pull off the road in other areas. From I 405 take the NE 8th St exit going east. Turn right on 116th Ave NE. Go south .6 mile to SE 1st. Turn left a the light onto SE 1st. Wind up the hill, over the tracks, and turn right at the first light onto Main St. We're up the hill about 3 blocks on your right.

Assisted Groups
If you will be bringing senior citizens or people with limited mobility, please note the following suggestions:
  The ratio of caregiver to your guests should be about 1:5 – please stay with them to ensure their safety.
  There are some steps, inclines, gravel and puddles.
  All visitors should dress for the weather; non-skid shoes are recommended.
  Please allow at least 45 minutes for guests to stroll the garden and soak up the beauty!
  Accessibility Guides available upon request.

Busses

Busses may drop passengers off and pick them up in the bus loading zone at the Garden entrance. There is no bus parking.

Children
Children 10 and under are free every night and do not need tickets.

Garden d'Lights Maps

Children, ages 1 to 95 will enjoy finding the critters made entirely of lights. Maps are available at the entrance.

Entertainment
There is no scheduled entertainment during Garden d'Lights.

Trillium Store        

The Trillium store at the Garden is all new this year! Be sure to stop in. More Information....

Lost and Found

Please leave a message for the Garden Office at 425-452-2750.

Lost Ticket/No Printer
You can present an image of your ticket on your smart phone, or check-in at the ticket office when you arrive and we will look up your reservation.     

Members
Garden Society members will receive one free pass for an individual membership, or four for a family membership. We mail admission postcard passes to current members in November. Bring them with you for admittance to the show any night. Not a member yet? Join now at our secure website!

Pets

Service animals only within the Garden.

Photography

For professional photography shoots, please leave a message for the Garden Office at 425-452-2750 for photography permit information.

Refreshments and Restaurants
Hot drinks are available for purchase.

Refunds

Tickets are non-refundable unless we cancel the event. If we cancel, you will be notified by e-mail message. The following options are available:

 

1. Use ticket any other night, without re-booking. Be sure to bring original confirmation sheet, it is still your ticket to the event. Please check this website to be sure the event has not been cancelled on the new date chosen to attend.

2. If unable to attend on a different night, please consider supporting Garden d’Lights by
allowing the admission fee to be a donation to the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society. No further action is required.

3. If the event is cancelled and customer would like a refund, customer needs to email the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society at
bbgsoffice@bellevuebotanical.org with “Refund Request Gd’L” in the subject line. In the email, please state your name, address, phone number, the date of the show cancelled, and the reference number provided at the time of the sale. Refund requests will be processed at the end of the show, in January, 2015.

Restrooms
Restrooms are located in the Visitor Center.

Tickets

Please print and bring your online ticket for admission to the event or show your ticket on your smartphone. No tickets necessary on free nights; admission on free nights is on space-available basis; first come, first served.


Tickets on Your Smartphone

You don't need to print your ticket if you can show it on your smartphone.

Time
Tickets are good for the whole evening; there are no set admission times.
Last entry is at 9:00 pm.

Wait Times

While we plan carefully to make our system run smoothly, please be patient. Allow plenty of time for parking and entering the show. Every “staff” person you meet as you enter Garden d’Lights is a volunteer, enriching our community through their service.

Weather
The event goes on rain or shine every night including holidays. If we cancel the event due to snow or power outage, we will post an alert on this website.

Weddings
We are not able to accommodate wedding photography at this time. Please leave a message for the Garden Office at 425-452-2750 if you are interested in wedding photography.

Will Call
If you have a Will Call ticket please pick it up at the Ticket booth.

 

Hours and Fees

 Plan Your Visit 

Directions and Parking

Photo Gallery

Frequently Asked Questions

 

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Recorded Information: 425-452-6844
Live ticket assistance is available at 888-959-6841. A $2.00 service fee may apply.

 

 
Event Creators    
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City of Bellevue
Supporting Sponsor
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Event Sponsors
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With special thanks to.....

MagicSeason KingFM



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Event Chairs:  Candice McIvor, Nan and Mike Welter

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