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

Final Weeks | Ends October 19

Door open at 6 p.m. | Show starts at dark and runs continuously until 10 p.m.

Immerse yourself in electrifying displays

At dark, the light show begins and continues until 10 p.m. 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.

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 >

Tickets for children ages 3-12. 

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.

Festival Level

Adult or Child

6 Tickets

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

Final Weeks Ends October 19!

Tickets are dated but not timed.

Doors and Biergarten open at 6 p.m. | Multimedia Show starts at dark and runs until 10 p.m.

Thursday and Sunday Nights

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Oktoberfest | October 19

Live Music | Fridays and Saturdays

10/11 | Three Crooked Men

10/12 | The Yard Darts

10/19 | So. Grand Polka Band

First Responders Night | October 18

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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