Garden of Lights

Dec. 5 through Jan. 4

Filled with whimsical botanical scenes and holiday cheer, Garden of Lights is back for another season beginning Friday, December 5 through January 4.

The lighting show is open every evening from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. A $2 per person donation is recommended.

This event is presented by Clay's Ace Hardware.

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Help! Volunteers Needed

Spread some cheer this holiday season by volunteering at Garden of Lights. Greet guests, help with our popular cider station, be Santa's or our Canine Troupe's helper, and more. A few hours of your time help make these holiday traditions successful and enjoyable for all.

Do you have Questions? Please contact Charlotte Boney, Volunteer Manager at

Festive Holiday Plants & Gifts

Poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis, succulent pots and other holiday plants lovingly grown and cared for in The Gardens' greenhouse will be for sale to help you deck your halls with locally grown plants.

Festive botanical gifts have also filled our Visitor Center to treat a friend or family member.

The Holiday Plant Sale and Gift Shop is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

High Plains Landscape Workshop 2015

Presented by Fort Collins Nursery, High Plains Landscape Workshop returns for another year of gardening inspiration. Join us on February 28, 2015 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center for an entire day of learning about sustainable landscapes and their impact on the world around us.

Learn more and to reserve your seat...

Take a Tour with Us

Join our Director Michelle Provaznik as she tours our site highlighting specific gardens, our history, and exciting future plans.

Watch the 6 minute Video here...

2014 Official Sponsors

Special thanks to our Official Sponsors, University of Colorado Health, Eye Center of Northern Colorado, Co's BMW Center and MINI of Loveland, and Outpost Sunsport. Their generous support allows us to continue to Take Root. Grow. Flourish.

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2145 Centre Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80526

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Our Hours:

May 1–Sept. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
noon–5 p.m. Sun.

Oct. 1–Apr. 30
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Sat.
(closed Sunday)


Sunday, December 21
No events today.

The Gardens on Spring Creek is the community botanic garden of Fort Collins, Colorado. Visit our display gardens, take a gardening class, enjoy our special events and...Take Root. Grow. Flourish.