The Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights has been a favorite winter event for years in the Gilroy area, bringing families from all over to celebrate the season in a truly spectacular way. The Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park has been entertaining and educating the public about horticulture for over 30 years and every year the park celebrates the holiday season with rides, food and Holiday feasts, shows, attractions and much more. The Holiday Lights Gilroy Gardens event is a wonderful way for families to spend the holidays enjoying family fun time in a true wintery style. The Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights celebration takes place throughout the Christmas season on December 7th – 9th, 14th – 23rd and 26th – 30th with the Gilroy Gardens hours being 4pm – 9pm.
At the Holiday Lights Gilroy Gardens event families have a wealth of things to do and attractions to see; everything from holiday feasts to ice skating and more. One of the favorite attractions at the Gilroy Gardens event is the “A Charlie Brown Christmas” show which is a sweetly, beautiful ode to the true meaning of Christmas with all of the Peanuts Gang performing for the crowd each night. Another Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights Attraction is ice skating under the Stars at the North Pole Palace where the huge ice skating rink is decked out in holidays lights and decoration, filled with a winter wonderland motif that with thrill kids and adults alike. Beyond the larger shows and attractions are the smaller entertainments to be found at the theme park during the Gilroy Gardens hours such as the North Pole Express, Claudia’s Carousel, Pinnacles Rock Maze and the 12 Days of Christmas antique car ride where visitors can drive through 3 acres of holidays scenes based on the traditional holiday carol.
When it comes to celebrating the holiday season, the Holiday Lights Gilroy Gardens event is one that shouldn’t be missed. Whether you’ve got a large family with younger kids to entertain or are a couple looking to spend the holidays at a fun family theme park, Gilroy Gardens is the perfect choice to deck the halls in style. Just as a reminder for those wishing to attention, the Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights celebration will be taking place on December 7th – 9th, 14th – 23rd and 26th – 30th with the Gilroy Gardens hours being 4pm – 9pm. For those staying at the Best Western Plus Forest Park Inn, make the time to visit the Gilroy Gardens Holiday Lights this year because you won’t regret it!
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