Bellingrath Gardens and Home is a 65-acre, lush public garden and historic home located just south of Mobile, AL. Bellingrath attracts a great many visitors to the Mobile area all year ’round with its immaculate grounds and special events.
One of the most popular annual events is Magic Christmas In Lights. The annual display is a Gulf Coast holiday tradition!
And why not? Who wouldn’t look forward to an annual stroll through 65-acres of stunning gardens bedecked in dazzling light?
Bellingrath Gardens Christmas In Lights also hosts weeknight choral performances on the home’s South Terrace. The full concert schedule for 2018 can be seen here.
Visitors may have photos taken with Santa and browser the offerings in the Bellingrath Gift Shop. Maybe you’ll even get a little Christmas shopping done! The Magnolia Café will be open from 4pm to 8pm throughout the run of Magic Christmas in Lights. Evening meals include soup or salad, dessert, and tea or coffee. Hot chocolate is also available for purchase at Bellingrath’s Live Oak Plaza.
Bellingrath Gardens Christmas In Lights has received numerous honors over the years. It was included on USA Today’s “10 Best Public Light Displays in America” list and was named a “Top 20 Festival & Event” winner by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Bellingrath Gardens Christmas in Lights 2018
Open through December 31st, 2018 (Closed December 25th) – 5pm to 9pm
Bellingrath Home tours occur every hour and half until 8:30pm
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road, Theodore, AL 36582
Visit bellingrath.org for more information.
Mobile AL Lodging
Malaga Inn, in Mobile’s downtown historic district, is less than a half-hour’s drive away from Bellingrath Gardens Christmas in Lights. Come enjoy a stay in one of our 39, custom tailored, private guestrooms and suites. Whenever you’re in Mobile, stay at Malaga Inn for service, luxury, and true Southern hospitality.