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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Do not miss this beautiful holiday display! A wonderful symphony of community coming together to... read more

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Amazing light display at Christmas time. Truly a wonder. Can be crowded so be sure to check the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richmond, Virginia
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With something for all ages and interests, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants, to marvel at nature, to relax in a beautiful setting, to take gardening classes, or to have a wedding or a business meeting. A wide variety of...more
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1800 Lakeside Ave, Richmond, VA 23228-4700
+1 804-262-9887
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Reviewed today

Do not miss this beautiful holiday display! A wonderful symphony of community coming together to create something outstanding! Also enjoyed the Tea House! Very nice, very delicious. Take your family, take your friends!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing light display at Christmas time. Truly a wonder. Can be crowded so be sure to check the website .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ebeths2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous! We were awe struck at the volume of lighting displays. The best evening walk and such a great place to bring the entire family. There was something for kids of all ages! Highly recommend this as a Christmas tradition in Richmond!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank renamusyt
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been to Lewis Ginter during the spring summer and winter and have always enjoyed the park. Just visited their Gardenfest of Lights again this year. They always do an outstanding job. Took a nice leisurely tour, had some hot chocolate and saw the Xmas trees...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Allen G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden are beautiful and the lights were very well done. Although cold, the walk was great and even the kids enjoyed the expedition. There are several places you can enter along the way and opportunity to pick up Hot Chocolate as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott G
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Dominion Energy Festival of Lights Nov. 23, 2018–Jan. 7, 2019 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25), Nightly 5–10 p.m. is an amazing sight to behold. Dress warmly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, it is amazing even if you aren't "into flowers." Throughout the year they have special events and Christmas is one of the best. They have miles of light exhibits, doll houses for the girls and a model train display for the boys. Girls and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank misteradv
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoy walking through the gardens a throughout the year. There is always something blooming, and we love watching the fish in the ponds. The orchid displays are amazing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sparx770
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a gem right in the heart of Richmond. Countless Christmas lights and amazing decorations. Perfect for cozy a first date, a perfect family tradition and the layout is accessible to all. I was invited by a good friend that said she goes every year...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YamYam804
LewisGinter, Public Relations Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow, Thanks for such a thoughtful review. We're so glad you had a wonderful visit with your friend.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the display at the garden. Beautiful display and friendly staff. It’s a must see. Awesome miniature display and train set.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yorkdog
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Korri M
27 September 2018|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Still plenty to see in October both outdoor and indoor in their large greenhouse. The orchids are especially nice. Also they often have special events on weekends which are often enjoyable.
Maribeth A
16 June 2018|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
as a local, I think the recommendations to eat at the Gardens is best. If you have more time, consider dining downtown, or in the FAN District, or the Museum District....just research the web. So many options in our city.