Welcome to McCrory Gardens!
Garden Glow Hours
December 2, 2023 – January 6, 2024
Open nightly from 5–9 p.m.
(Excluding Dec. 24-25, 2023 and Jan. 1, 2024)
Last Admission nightly at 8:30 p.m.
Regular McCrory Hours and Gift Shop Hours:
Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tickets must be purchased in advance
General Admission — $10
Children 5 and under — FREE
*Friends of McCrory Gardens Members — FREE
*a discount code will be mailed to you
**SDSU Students with Current ID — FREE
**Must get tickets in advance
Santa At McCrory Gardens!
Mingle with Kringle
Santa is back at McCrory Gardens this month, and he sure is looking forward to seeing everyone again. Santa visits are FREE, but make sure to register! Bring your own camera for pictures, there is no professional photographer at this year’s event. Our Santa area will be a festive, indoor setting inside the Education and Visitor Center.
Dates and Times:
- Sunday, December 3, 1-4 p.m.
- Sunday, December 10, 1-4 p.m.
- Sunday, December 17, 5-8 p.m.
- Monday, December 18, 5-8 p.m.
Admission is FREE
Please reserve a ticket for each person in the group, from newborn to adult in age.
Trolley Rides at McCrory
December 3 and 10
Enjoy a ride in a horse-drawn carriage through the Arboretum! Mike Olson and the Belgian horse team of Barney and Jamie will be giving trolley rides from 1-4 p.m.
- Adults (18+) - $10
- Members - $10
- Youth (6-17) - $5
- 5 and Under - FREE
- SDSU Students - $5
Tickets can only be purchased on-site the day of event.
*No member discount is available for this event.
We look forward to this beautiful winter wonderland experience in the Arboretum!
*In case of inclement weather this event will be canceled.
Sponsor a Tree
Imagine the sight of thousands of twinkling lights on dozens of fresh evergreens, illuminating the Terrace Gardens of McCrory Gardens.
Imagine then, the faces of garden guests as they gaze upon something YOU have made possible.
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