The Magic of Christmas at The Butchart Gardens, December 1 – January 6, 2022


November 15, 2022, VICTORIA, B.C.

Victoria, BC – Bundle up and stroll through the Twelve Days of Christmas display as the Magic of Christmas returns to The Butchart Gardens. The annual Light Up event begins the holiday season December 1st at 5:00 pm. Celebrate the season with thousands of twinkling lights, festive greenery and beautiful displays. With traditional carollers and a festive brass band, there is no shortage of seasonal sounds and Christmas magic at The Gardens! The Gardens will be open 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm with viewing until 10:00 pm. We will be closed on Christmas day to allow staff to enjoy the day with their families and loved ones. The Gardens is
once again encouraging visitors to reserve their date and time to visit. Timed tickets can be booked online at

The Dining Room Restaurant will be open for Seasonal Afternoon Tea from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm and then for dinner from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged. The Blue Poppy Restaurant will be open from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm daily. The Coffee Shop, The Seed & Gift Store and the Rose Carousel will also be open. Pets are welcome from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm only. Admission is $34 for adults, $17 for youth (13 – 17), $3 for children (5 – 12) and free for those
under 5 years old. Admissions can be upgraded to 12 Month Passes at the Visitor Information Centre on the day of your visit. The Butchart Gardens is an internationally renowned 55 – acre display garden located near Victoria, British Columbia. Created in 1904 by Jennie Butchart, and still privately owned and
operated by the family, The Gardens has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

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