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McCrory Gardens

Welcome to McCrory Gardens!

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DECEMBER 4, 2021 - JANUARY 6, 2022

Open nightly from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(Excluding Dec. 24, 25, 2021 and Jan. 1, 2022)
Last Admission nightly at 8:30 p.m.


Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Santa Claus at McCrory Gardens. 2021

pre-registration required 


Tickets must be purchased in advance

General Admission — $6

Children 5 and under — FREE

*Friends of McCrory Gardens Members — FREE
*a discount code will be emailed to you

**SDSU Students with Current ID — FREE
**no advanced ticket needed

Trolly rides at McCrory 2021
Collage of Garden Glow photos

Click on the links below to learn more about each of the memberships we offer!
Pay by credit card by choosing your desired giving level; you will be directed to the SDSU Foundation website
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Dec 6

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Dec 7

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Dec 8

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Dec 9

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center

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McCrory Gardens and State Arboretum earn accreditation

South Dakota State University’s McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota State Arboretum have been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and bota