Garden Party Lights


Party all summer long as the Garden becomes your after-hours destination in St. Louis, for drinks, music, food, 

and dynamic multimedia murals of light.

Now Open | Thursday-Sunday Evenings

Sunset Strolls and Night Lights

Make the most of your summer nights

Take in the sights and sounds of the Garden in the evening. Admire St. Louis sunsets surrounded by friends and beautiful blooms while the fireflies fade into a mesmerizing display of lights and lasers.

Food & Beverages

Open nightly at 6 p.m.

Sip local beer, wine, and specialty cocktails, snack on grilled brats and more, and challenge your friends to a game at our covered Biergarten. Grab another round while enjoying the most beautiful Garden in St. Louis and choose from a selection of canned beer, wine, cocktails, and soft drinks at the Cohen Cantina.

Check out the Biergarten Menu >

Immerse yourself in electrifying displays

At dark, the light show begins. Visitors will embark on a self-guided journey through a more than 1-mile free-flowing path and experience new multimedia created in collaboration with world-renowned projection and lighting experts AVI Systems and Theatrical Concepts Inc.

Tickets for children ages 3-12. On Sunday, admission includes the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden, which will be open from 6–8 p.m. 

Kids only $3



Adult $18/20

Child $3




Adult $16/18

Child $3

Admission Tickets

Child: 3-12  | Adult: 13+

Tickets are date-specific. Limited quantity of tickets available per date. Advance purchase is recommended.

Party Pack Special

4 tickets + 4 drinks for just $70 ( $112 value)

Catch up with your crew over drinks. 

Listen as the Biergarten buzzes with music and the victorious cheers of corn-hole champs.

Leave the busy week behind you and take a sunset stroll around the Japanese Garden. Dance over to Tower Grove House and watch as it is painted with a dynamic mural of light.

Rediscover the Garden as moonlit paths lead you through mesmerizing displays.

Offer may not be combined with any other sale, promotion, discount, code, coupon and/or offer.


Family Nights

Garden Party Lights Event Calendar  | July 6–October 19 

Tickets are dated but not timed.

Doors and Biergarten open at 6 p.m. | Multimedia Show starts at dark

Thursday and Sunday Nights

Family Nights | Sundays

Sunday nights in August will be family nights, featuring $3 for tickets for children ages 3-12. Admission includes the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden, which will be open from 6–8 p.m. 

August Events


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80s Night | August 22

Live Music | Fridays and Saturdays

8/02 | THE Tom Hall

8/03 | Dizzy Atmosphere

8/09 | Gaslight Squares

8/10  | Dizzy Atmosphere

8/16  | Dust Covers

8/17  | Mad Keys

8/23  | Flea Bitten Dawgs

8/24  | THE Tom Hall

Like totally wear your 80s gear and get member pricing at the door. Learn more >

National Rum Night | August 16

Sample rum tastings from STilL 630 

80s Night

Join us for a totally tubular 80s night supporting the Missouri Botanical Garden! Party starts in the Biergarten with DJ Rob Levy spinning all your favorite 80s tunes! 

• Photos with the Gateway City Ghostbusters

• Rad Recycled T-shirt Headband Craft by Perennial

• 80s Movie Trivia

• 80s Costume Contest

• Four-square Championships at the Cantina 

• Mesmerizing Displays of Lights and Lasers

Bring Bill, Ted, and the rest of your friends for an Excellent Adventure and save more than $40 with our Party Pack Special (4 tickets + 4 drinks). 

Like totally wear your 80s gear and get member pricing at the door. 

August 22

September Events


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Live Music | Fridays and Saturdays

9/13 | Three of a Perfect Pair

9/14 | Dizzy Atmosphere

9/20 | Gaslight Squares

9/21 | The Bottlesnakes

9/27 | Flea Bitten Dawgs

9/28 | Gaslight Squares

Sensory Night | September 18

More details coming soon! 

Group Rates

Looking for fun things to do in St. Louis with friends or a great team-building activity, Garden Party Lights is a unique evening event experience perfect for your group outing.  

For information or to book your group of 15+ today, contact Group Sales at (800) 332-1286  or

Sponsorship by

Pohlmann Legacy

Renewal by Andersen

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible throughout the metro area.

(314) 577-5100



There is no charge for parking at the Missouri Botanical Garden. In the event that the parking lot is full, visitors should use the free parking at the Metro multi-modal lots at the corner of Shaw Boulevard and Vandeventer Avenue.

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