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New York Botanical Garden will ring in the holidays with a new light experience

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow!

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Danielle Valente
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The New York Botanical Garden is adding a splash of color to its holiday celebration. 

This year, the Bronx family attraction will host NYBG Glow, an outdoor light experience that will brighten up the grounds with Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at its center. Visitors can expect thousands of energy-efficient LED lights and festive installations—an ideal backdrop for a family holiday photo op. Plus, there will be dance performances, ice carving demonstrations and other seasonal activities to enjoy (at a distance). 

To comply with state guidelines, the event, which begins Nov 27, requires tickets. Timed entry, limited capacity and social distancing measures will be forced once there. Tickets go on sale beginning Nov 10 at 10am.  

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This holiday season, let it GLOW at NYBG in an all-new outdoor experience illuminating our landmark landscape and Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. . With lots of room to spread out, explore a glowing world of color and light featuring the Haupt Conservatory as the centerpiece—its iconic exterior a glittering canvas. Washes of brilliant colors, thousands of dazzling lights, and picture-perfect installations fill the Reflecting Pool and enliven surrounding gardens and collections. And during your visit, enjoy artistic ice carving displays, roving dancers and musicians, plus more outdoor fun. . Hit the link in our bio for more info and to sign up for ticket alerts, and experience NYBG GLOW for yourself beginning Nov. 27. . #plantlove #AllInNYC

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NYBG Glow will take place from 10am–5pm on 14 dates:  

  • Nov 27
  • Nov 28
  • Dec 5
  • Dec 12
  • Dec 18
  • Dec 19
  • Dec 26
  • Dec 27
  • Dec 28
  • Dec 29
  • Dec 30
  • Jan 1
  • Jan 2
  • Jan 9 

Looking for more ways to ring in the most wonderful time of the year? Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park is returning, but with new safety measures in place. Be sure to sign up for your skating sessions, as RSVPs are required this year. Feel more comfortable keeping a distance? Macy's Santaland is going virtual. Plus, this holiday drive-thru lights event on Long Island makes the perfect day trip. Be sure to crank up the Christmas songs for kids while you're heading out east!

Please note that the NYBG Holiday Train Show will only be accessible to NYBG Members and Bronx Community Partners this year. 

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