Tour Atlanta Botanical Gardens Holiday Lights

As if the garden weren't splendid enough on its own, imagine it decked out with a million lights. Yes, we counted. (Not really.)

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Photo By: Joey Ivansco

Chihuly

The brilliant blown glass installation by artist Dale Chihuly is even more splendid when illuminated at night.

Twinkle

This part of the tour is called the twinkling terrace.

Midtown

Located on the west side of Piedmont Park in Midtown, the Botanical Gardens is one of the city's most popular (and beautiful) attractions all year long.

Fountains

Even the gardens' fountains are illuminated creating dazzling and romantic effects.

Tree

While the display isn't necessarily Christmas-themed there is a grand old fir made of lights.

Edible

In the "edible garden," many of the plants that are harvested year round at the garden are either carefully wrapped in LED lights or surrounded in dazzling displays.

Bugs

Photographer Joey Ivansco says that for better photos turn off the flash and shoot at twilight for better exposures.

Woods

The installation uses the brilliant foliage and trees throughout the garden as its backdrop.

S'mores

S'Mores Kits are available for roasting over a fire pit located on the Twinkling Terrace.

Parterre

The gardens parterre, an ornamental arrangement of flower beds of different shapes and sizes, are decorated with thousands of lights.

Orbs

"Orchestral Orbs" is a one-of-a-kind topiary light show choreographed to holiday music.

More Orbs

These orbs are part of the topiary light show choreographed to holiday music and are located on the Great Lawn.

Bundle Up

Make sure you check the weather forecast before you go and glow and remember, it's all about the layers.

Canopy

The canopy walk allows for a squirrel's eye view of the fabulous garden light display.