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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
1 Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Timed Tickets on Sale Now
The most magical time of the year arrives with the opening of Winter Flower Show and Light Garden: Holiday Magic! at Phipps. For added comfort and convenience this holiday season, you can reserve your visit time in advance with timed tickets. During peak times of the show, you will need to reserve your timed tickets before coming to Phipps.
Built around a «Holiday Magic!» theme, the dazzling displays of this year's Winter Flower Show will feature heartwarming vignettes including an extravagant winter feast, Santa's workshop and a sparkling New Year's Eve celebration. The magic is brought to life in signature Phipps fashion with artful LED lights, detailed props, decorated fir and pine trees, amaryllis, orchids and more than 2,000 poinsettias. From majestic, illuminated trees to whimsically oversized ornaments, toys, books and more, the show will delight the senses and kindle the spirit of the season in guests of every age. Adding to the festive atmosphere, in our Outdoor and Discovery Gardens, our biggest, best Winter Light Garden yet will sparkle with luminous orbs, trees, fountains, and a tunnel of lights designed to imitate a twinkling winter sky.
In addition to all-new indoor displays, the show has been updated with the following exciting new features:
• illuminated gift-wrapped boxes in the Winter Light Garden;
• special pinpoint and «firefly» lighting in our Tropical Forest Conservatory;
• new «aurora borealis» architectural lighting in the Sunken Garden, mirroring the lighting in our Serpentine Room;
• and much more.
A new Garden Railroad will be on view, too, taking you on a high-seas adventure to a tropical Treasure Island of joke-telling pirates, gleaming treasures and chugging trains.
For added comfort and convenience this holiday season, you can reserve your visit time in advance with timed tickets. During peak times of the show, you will need to reserve your timed tickets before coming to Phipps.
Photo © Paul g. Wiegman