Garden Glow

October 15-November 7
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Magnolia Gates

Brighten your autumn nights, October 15-November 7, on a spectacular light-filled journey at Garden Glow! Each Wednesday-Sunday night, experience Maymont in a different light. At sunset, the Carriage House Lawn transforms into the Glow Village with food trucks, Glow Shop, fire pits and an expanded Glow Bar. Hike down the historic Woodland Trail to explore the iconic Japanese Garden and wander its dramatically illuminated paths. Maymont’s landscape will shine brilliantly for a wondrous experience to delight guests of all ages.

Garden Glow has capacity limitations and space fills quickly! Please purchase tickets in advance so you don’t miss your chance to experience this year’s Garden Glow at Maymont.

Protocols will be followed in accordance with applicable public health guidelines at the time of the event.

Proceeds benefit Maymont; no refunds.


Adult: $12
Child (ages 3-12): $8
Member Adult: $10
Member Child (ages 3-12): $7
Ages 2 & under: Free (no ticket needed)

Price does not include processing fees.

Helpful Tips for Guests

  • Garden Glow is a self-guided walking event. Sneakers or other closed-toed shoes are recommended.
  • Garden Glow is 100% outdoors and the temperature will drop throughout the evening. Warm layers are recommended.
  • Temporary restrooms are available in the Glow Village.
  • For the safety of our resident animals, other guests and the historic landscape, pets are not allowed unless they are a trained service animal.
  • The historic pathways to and throughout the Japanese Garden will not allow for use of strollers. Stroller parking will be available near the Glow Village.
  • Alternative transportation to the Japanese Garden will be available for those unable to walk the Woodland Trail—please note, wheelchairs and scooters will not properly function in the Japanese Garden
  • Bring a valid ID for proof of age if you wish to purchase alcohol. Alcohol will be served only to those age 21+.

Public health safety and sanitization protocols will be in place, based on the Commonwealth’s applicable guidelines at the time of the event, for a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all guests.

Safety Guidelines

It is important that you read this section carefully. For the safety of our guests, staff, volunteers, and partners, your ticket purchase indicates that you have read and agree to abide by the following safety protocols. Anyone who does not comply with these policies will be asked to leave the property without a refund.

Social Distancing: Please try to maintain proper social distancing between your party and other event attendees whenever possible.

Face Coverings: Face coverings are encouraged when social distancing is not possible and are recommended for those who are unvaccinated. Face coverings are required at all times for staff and volunteers.

Before You Attend

Please review the COVID Safety Guidelines with all members of your party on the day of the event. If you or any member of your group shows any of the following symptoms, they should not attend the event.


If I can no longer attend, are my tickets refundable?
Tickets are nonrefundable and could be transferred to another date/time if capacity allows. Please send your transfer request to with your confirmation number and the new date/time you would like to attend. All inquiries will be responded as soon as possible and may take up to two business days.

Is Garden Glow ADA accessible?
Garden Glow is a self-guided walking experience with moderate hiking and inclines. Limitations of the historic pathways to and throughout the Japanese Garden prevent wheelchairs and other assisted devices from accessing that portion of the event. The Glow Village, food trucks and fire pits are located on the Carriage House Lawn, and generally accessible by mobility aides.

What food/drinks will be available?
Food and beverages will be available for purchase in the Glow Village. Food trucks will be on-site each night and participants vary each night. Please check Maymont’s Facebook page or the website for scheduled food truck participants, which vary each night. Alcoholic beverage tickets will be available for sale for $7 per ticket for those age 21+. No outside alcohol or food is permitted. Guests may bring in their own water bottle.

Will tickets be available at the gate?
Tickets will be available at the gate if capacity allows. To note, pricing for tickets at the gate are slightly higher. Please reserve your tickets in advance, if possible, to ensure you don’t miss out! Prices at the gate are:

Adult: $15
Child (ages 3-12): $10
Member Adult: $10
Member Child (ages 3-12): $7
Ages 2 and under: Free

Where can I park?
Free parking is available at Historic Estate Entrance, The Robins Nature Center and street parking where available. Directions to parking lots can be found here.

Where do I enter the event?
Guests will enter at the Magnolia Gates which are located at the north end of the Hampton Street parking lot. Guests will be able to exit through the Magnolia Gates and the Historic Estate Entrance.

Does my toddler need a ticket?
Children ages 2 and under receive free admission and do not need to have a ticket to enter. Children ages 3-12 and older require purchase of a child ticket. Ages 13 and over require purchase of an adult ticket.

Why does my ticket show a half-hour time frame?
Your ticket time refers to the half-hour time block in which you should arrive (i.e. 7-7:30pm). You are welcome to stay until the end of the event.