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Book your Winter Lights tickets

Book your Winter Lights tickets

Dubbed ‘Asheville’s brightest holiday tradition,’ Winter Lights opens Friday, Nov. 17, with the brilliant display open daily 6-10 p.m. through Sunday, Dec. 31, at the N.C. Arboretum. 

The event’s traditional outdoor walk-through, open-air format will return this year, featuring the iconic 50-foot lighted tree, a Quilt Garden outfitted with new light designs and a garden experience showcasing popular arrangements alongside never-before-seen displays.

Ticket prices range from $30 to $60 per car depending on the date and entry time, with members receiving a $5 discount. Flex tickets are $75. Winter Lights is the arboretum’s largest annual fundraiser supporting many parts of its mission-driven programming. Learn more or buy tickets at

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