Outdoor Light Festival
Note: This video is from our 2019 indoor event. Glow Gardens 2020 at the GVZoo is outdoors - new video coming soon.
Explore lighted trails as you stroll under the twinkle of a million lights.
Santa's Lost Presents
Earn a surprise
for helping Santa!
Our festive frames help create perfect holiday photos!
Children's Christmas dreams are brought to life! And adults will feel like a kid again.
The Greater Vancouver Zoo will be a twinkling – and safe – wonderland as it welcomes the community to celebrate the holiday season with Glow Gardens. Nighttime hours have been added so visitors can stroll through a charming outdoor landscape of Christmas festivities including larger-than-life lighted displays, a 100-foot dancing light tunnel, and festive music. Guests will also earn a surprise when they help Santa find his lost presents, scattered throughout the park.
SAFE holiday festival
Your health and safety is our first priority!
- Protective masks are mandatory for staff and recommended for guests.
- Hand sanitizer stations are conveniently located throughout the venue.
- All groups must stay together, and remain 6 feet from other guests.
- No cash sales.
- Loads of extra space has been added between the exhibits for social distancing.
Read More about our COVID safety measures.
Glow is using an abundance of caution and following the instructions of health authorities, who set the operating guidelines for public events at this time.
2019 Site Map
*This is a map from a previous year. Stay tuned for our 2020 Event Site Map!
About Glow Gardens
Celebrate the Warmth of the Season
Glow Gardens is a holiday festival designed to bring people together to laugh, stroll and play under the twinkle of a million lights.
‘Christmas Glow’ first launched in 2017 near Vancouver, BC, and has since expanded to visit more than a dozen locations in Canada, the US and Denmark. In 2020, Glow Gardens will be celebrating Christmas in five locations with an abundance of caution, and under the guidance and approvals of local health authorities (Greater Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, AB; Niagara, ON; Halifax, NS; Salt Lake City, UT). Visit www.glowgardens.com for more information.
up to 2 adults + 3 children
Children & Seniors
4 - 12 + Seniors
3 and Under
*Plus service charges and applicable taxes.Buy Tickets
*Important Notice: To help keep people safe, all tickets will be sold online in advance.
No tickets will be sold at the door. Thanks for helping us keep Glow safe!
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of Christmas Glow!