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November 18–19, 23, 25–26; December 2–3, 9–11, 15–17, 22–23, 26–30, 2022; January 1, 7, 14, 2023

5–10 p.m.

Experience the magic of New York City’s largest outdoor holiday light experience

This holiday season, NYBG GLOW returns for its third year. Discover the beauty of our landscape and historic buildings after dark, breathtakingly illuminated across the Garden. Building upon sold-out evenings the past two years, NYBG GLOW expands across even more of the Garden’s magnificent collections with choreographed lights and sound.

Round out your experience with an after-dark visit to the Holiday Train Show® under the glow of the Haupt Conservatory by purchasing a special combination ticket. Enjoy a drink, hot cocoa, and a bite to eat at one of our outdoor bars or the Bronx Night Market Holiday Pop-Up.

Start a new holiday tradition and get outside this season with NYBG GLOW!


  1. Advanced purchase of timed-entry tickets are recommended to guarantee admission; tickets do sell out.

    A separate ticket for NYBG GLOW is required; to see both the Holiday Train Show and GLOW, select a special combination ticket.

    Holiday Train Show + GLOW

    Includes evening access to the Holiday Train Show in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory and NYBG GLOW installations across the grounds.

    Pricing Public Patron/Member
    Adult $54 $39
    Child (2-12) $39 $29
    Child under 2 Free Free


    Includes evening access to all NYBG GLOW installations across the grounds; does not include access to the Holiday Train Show.

    Pricing Public Patron/Member
    Adult $39 $29
    Child (2-12) $24 $19
    Child under 2 Free Free


Branch Out from the Ordinary This Holiday!

Enjoy Drinks and Pre-GLOW Dinner

Purchase a cocktail, beer, wine, and more from one of our outdoor seasonal bars. Enjoy a pre-show meal or light bite at the Hudson Garden Grill (last reservation at 5:30 p.m.). Make your reservations on

About the Holiday Train Show

During GLOW, enjoy the beloved Holiday Train Show after hours with a special combination ticket. See model trains zip through an enchanting display of more than 190 New York landmarks, each delightfully re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods, and cinnamon sticks.

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