Holidays at Dow Gardens

Experience the beauty of Dow Gardens this holiday season! As winter brings snow and cold weather, the Gardens still has incredible views to offer the young and the young at heart. Take a brisk stroll through campus and enjoy a moment of quiet solitude, or join in on the festivities by attending one of our events.

Snow on a pine tree.
Snow on a bridge.
Holiday lights at the Pines home.
Lights and luminaries lining a trail.
A trail through the Gardens in the winter.


The Dow Gardens campus illuminated with luminaries placed around a path and lights strung around a pine tree.


December 9–11 & 16–18
5–7:30 p.m.

Stroll the gently-lit pathway each evening. We hope you'll join us for this free family event — an annual gift to the community.

Lights and luminaries lining a trail.

**SOLD OUT** Christmas Walk Cart Tour (Accessibility Evening)

December 8 & 15
5–7:30 p.m.

Experience the seasonal splendor of Dow Gardens from the comfort of a golf cart!

Holiday lights at the Pines home.

**SOLD OUT** Christmas at the Pines

December 1–3, 8–9, & 15–17
11 a.m.–1 p.m. & 1:30–2:30 p.m.

December 18
12–1 p.m., 2:30–3:30 p.m.,
4–5 p.m., & 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Take a holiday tour of the iconic Pines Home, a National Historic Landmark.

looking for
last minute gifts?

Do you have a hard-to-shop-for friend, or know someone who LOVES Dow Gardens? Discover the ideal gift in time for the holidays at the Dow Gardens Gift Shop.