December 8-9: The 4th Annual Nights of 1000 Lights celebration will include all new light displays featuring more lights than ever including an expanded light tunnel, light orbs and light tubes. In the Central Garden a live-cut 20 foot Christmas tree will feature “natural bling.” Plus, enjoy a light show in the Tropical Conservatory that will have you “singing in the rain,” a flurry of fun awaits visitors in the Big Shade Garden and a red sparkle ceiling will dazzle in the Fern Grotto. For a Caribbean Christmas experience sail on up to the Tea Garden where a pink paradise of poinsettias and flamingos and the sounds of Christmas music with a Calypso influence set the scene. All guests will enjoy complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, cookies and a make your own ‘smores station. There will also be a photo-op with Santa, holiday photo booth and fun arts and crafts activities. Members, $10; non-members, $15; kids (5 and under), free. Friday and Saturday, 6-9 p.m. This is a rain or shine event.
2647 E. Coast Hwy, Corona del Mar