Lightscape returns to the San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Check out this family-friendly holiday light event for a limited time

SATXtoday: Lightscape San Antonio Botanical Garden

Don’t miss this holiday light event at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

Photo by Richard Haughton

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Guess who’s back ... cue Slim Shady. Lightscape is back at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. This one-of-a-kind holiday light exhibit featuring a one-mile stretch of 100,000+ lights starts this Friday, Nov. 17 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 1. Here are a few things to expect at this year’s light show spectacular.

Field of Bluebonnets

SATXtoday: bluebonnets at Lightscape San Antonio Botanical Gardens

Check out the field of blue bonnets at Lightscape.

Photo by SATXtoday team

Stroll by a wondrous field of Texas bluebonnets made from — you guessed it — thousands of lights.

Cathedral of Light


The photo is enough to spark our interest.

Courtesy of Lightscape

Remember when we said installations with 100,000+ plus lights? This is it. Considered a crowd favorite, the Cathedral of Light is a dazzling cathedral arch tunnel positioned near the end of the trail. Holiday card photo spot — secured.

Festive foods + drinks

S’mores kit anyone? For foodies like ourselves, one look at the festive menu will have you wondering what the real attraction is. There are four stops along the path that offer sweets + treats, drinks, and snacks to keep you fueled on your one mile self-guided tour.

Value nights

This year, guests can enjoy six Value Nights this year with tickets starting at $18 for adults + $10 for children. Here are those dates:

  • Thursday, Nov. 30
  • Thursday, Dec. 7
  • Wednesday, Dec. 13
  • Thursday, Dec. 14
  • Monday, Dec. 18
  • Tuesday, Dec. 19

You can check out the full map of installations and plan your self-guided walking experience. Tag us in your photos @satxtoday or using the #SATXtoday — it’s going to be lit.

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