Things to Do: Attend Galaxy of Lights 2022 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden

Galaxy of Lights 2022

A Huntsville holiday tradition is lighting up the season once again! Make plans now to attend Galaxy of Lights 2022 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden for a truly unique experience.

About Galaxy of Lights 2022

Visitors can expect a few of their favorite traditions, with a few changes too. New technology and innovative displays are to be expected along with more holiday fun.

Like previous years, Galaxy of Lights 2022 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden invites visitors to walk or drive through its grounds.

This year, however, there will be more walking nights and fewer driving nights. In fact, walking nights are going on now through November 27th and will pick back up December 17th through January 1st, 2023.

The first group of walkers can enter at 5:15 p.m., with the last group entering at 8:30 p.m.

Another popular tradition during Galaxy of Lights are the pet-friendly walking nights. Dogs are invited to walk along with you and your family every Monday and Tuesday during the walking night schedule.

Driving nights for Galaxy of Lights 2022 are from December 1st-16th.  Admission begins at 5:30 p.m. and the last vehicle is admitted at 9 p.m.

The general public can purchase tickets here for both walking and driving nights. Huntsville Botanical Garden members can purchase tickets here.

The 5K and 3K runs

Kick things up a notch by participating in the Galaxy of Lights 5K Race or the 3K Fun Run!

The 5K race is a timed event taking place on Monday, November 28th. There are two waves of runners. The first wave starts at 6 p.m. followed by the second wave at 6:30 p.m.

The 3K Fun Run is set for Tuesday, November 29th, at 6:30 p.m. Register for either race ahead of time here.


Sparkle and shine this season at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, located at 4747 Bob Wallace Ave.

Find out more about Galaxy of Lights 2022, other special events and garden news by connecting with them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.


Are you ready to let life take off in the Rocket City this holiday season? First, get settled in a comfortable place of your own at Summer Place Apartments! In the meantime, find out more about us and life in the city by reading our blogs.

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