Gardens Aglow

Experience the magic of The Garden aglow with holiday lights!  Enjoy festive holiday treats and refreshments as you stroll along gardens each uniquely decorated and illuminated.  See The Garden as you have never seen it before and create lasting holiday memories with family and friends.  

December 7, 8 & 9 & December 14, 15 & 16, 6 – 8pm

Each night will feature festive holiday music, one-of-a-kind gifts in the garden shoppe, and a delicious assortment of refreshments with bake sale items to enjoy or buy as gifts.  The following additional activities will be held on the nights indicated:

Fridays, December 8 & 15, Kids’ Craft Making – fun and creative holiday crafts for kids to design themselves

Saturdays, December 9 & 16, Visits with Santa – kids of all ages are invited to visit with Santa

Saturday, December 16, Kids’ Gift Shop – low-cost items available in a special shop for kids to buy gifts for family and friends

Adults and children 12 and over: $5, kids ages 3-11: $3, Members and kids 2 and under FREE, FREE parking.

Don’t wait, see below to reserve your spot for this special holiday event!

Gardens Aglow is taking place December 7-9 & 14-16, all registrations for the event are through this page. Individual tickets good for entry on any one night.  An “all evening” pass for unlimited visits to Gardens Aglow on any night also available.

Help Us Feed Our Neighbors!

The Garden will be accepting food donations at the event for The Harvest Pantry at Cuyamaca College, providing food assistance to students in need. For more information, call 619-660-4200.

A special thanks to our friends at Adopt a Christmas Tree for the generous donation of three live, potted trees for this event. Find out more about them at

Thanks to the Wineries on 94, specifically Dulzura Vineyard and Winery and Granite Lion Cellars for their support of our event.  Enjoy taskings of their fabulous wines at Gardens Aglow on Friday, December 8 and Friday, December 15.


December 14, 2017 - December 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Water Conservation Garden

12122 Cuyamaca College Dr. West
El Cajon CA 92019

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Registration Information

Online registration has now closed. Please call 619-660-0614 x10 to check availability.

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