2016 Magic of Christmas Light-Up
Thursday, December 1, 2016 – 5pm at The Rose Carousel.
It’s time to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends. On December 1st, join us as the Christmas display lights up for the first time this year. There is so much to look forward to on this magical day. Read details
Industry Partners, Light-Up Invitation: The Magic of Christmas begins next week! Please be reminded of our Industry Partner Policy:
December 2 -15th If you can’t make it on December 1st, we are also pleased to offer Complimentary Admission* to our front line Industry Partners from December 2-15th inclusive. These dates are valid for the industry partner only and do not extend to family members and guests. Please provide a minimum of 24 hours written notice to the Group Reservations department [email protected]
We need your name/title/business, please note your date of arrival and approximate time of arrival in your request and we will book your visit. Accompanying guests are at regular rates.
Stay up-to-date using social media: Tune into #ButchartTraffic on Twitter to stay informed about traffic leading up to the admissions gate. Use #ButchartChristmas on Twitter and Instagram to share your photos and see our updates. You will also find us posting Christmas news and more on our Facebook page.
Garden Notebook – Christmas: Rick Los, director of horticulture
New Seasonal Tea: December 1st to January 6th
Children’s Christmas Guide: December 1st – January 6th
Magic of Christmas Dining: Enjoy a festive meal at The Gardens:
Christmas Recipes: Pastry Chef Keith Tran shares an apple cranberry crumble pie recipe which is bright, sweet and wonderfully satisfying. Executive Chef Travis Hansen also has a recipe to cozy up to. Indulge in a warm mug of 100th Anniversary Black Tea Sangria. Sangria Apple Cranberry Crumble
Holiday Ice Skating: As part of our Magic of Christmas season, we are pleased to offer ice skating in Waterwheel Square. Lace up during the day and enjoy a beautiful winter day or come in the evening and skate under the stars…
Historical Display: From January 15th to March 15th we are pleased to showcase the 17th annual Historical Display. Located in the former Butchart residence, this magnificent display features letters, memorabilia and photographs to tell the story and history of… Read preview
Courtesy of Butchart Gardens