GLOW 2021

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Wednesday December 8

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5:30 PM  –  5:45 PM


This ticket permits entry into GLOW (Garden Lights & Ocean Waters). Please arrive at your assigned ticket time. Late or early entry will not be permitted. Please enter GLOW through the white gate to the left-hand side of the Garden's main entrance. 

Ugly Christmas Sweater Night 

GLOW may not be holiday themed, but we can still celebrate the season. Wear your ugly Christmas sweaters or other festive attire to show your holiday spirit. 


Some areas of the GLOW experience might be impassable for wheelchairs or those with mobility issues. We have a select amount of accessibility tickets available on Monday Night from 5:30-8:30 pm. Accessibility tickets should be booked in advance by calling Guest Services at 424-452-0920. If these tickets have not been booked in advance, we will not be able to accommodate you due to limited availability.

Cancellation Policy: 

Please choose your date and time carefully. Cancellation or rescheduling tickets is not possible. Please email if you have any questions. GLOW takes place rain or shine. In the event of unsafe weather conditions, South Coast Botanic Garden reserves the right to cancel GLOW. SCBG will notify all ticket purchasers in the event of cancellation and offer an opportunity to reschedule if possible.


By purchasing a ticket, you acknowledge that:

  • If you are fully vaccinated, facial coverings are optional. The CDC advises individuals who are not fully vaccinated to continue wearing facial coverings 
  • Professionally trained service dogs are allowed in the Garden, though Emotional Support animals are not permitted. Service dogs must be in the control of the owner at all times
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed in GLOW. Food and beverages will be available for purchase
  • Both Members and Non-Members require advance ticket reservations to visit GLOW
  • Please be sure to check out our Plan Your Visit page for Garden rules, full COVID-19 procedures and more