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4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

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Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden
The reflection ponds in front of the Climatron®, glow with colorful globes that change color to the beat of the music at the Missouri Botanical Garden's annual Garden Glow featuring more than one million lights.

Garden Glow at Missouri Botanical Garden
A spectacular light show is projected on the Tower Grove House during Garden Glow.

Missouri Botanical Garden Glows with More Than One Million Holiday Lights
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), November 23, 2019 - The Missouri Botanical Garden's annual light exhibit, Garden Glow, features more than 1 million lights as well as additional interactive installations for guests.

Garden Glow opens November 23 through January 4, 2020 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. with the last entry at 9 p.m. Closed December 9, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Ticket prices vary by date, and range from $3 to $20. Again this year, there is a special "Dine and Glow" ticket which includes Glow admission as well as menu items in Sassafrass, the Garden's café. Santa will visit Garden Glow on Monday and Tuesday nights November 25 through December 17.

Installations adorn the Garden's most iconic locations including the Climatron®, Kaeser Memorial Maze, the Central Axis, Tower Grove House, Shoenberg Fountain and the Cleveland Gate House among others. Food and drinks will be available at a number of locations on the grounds including stations located on the Central Axis featuring fire pits for s'more-making.

The Blizzard Bar will offer guests the chance to buy alcoholic and soft drinks at the beginning of the route. Special Glow and holiday gear will also be sold on the grounds and in the Garden Gate Shop. Please note, for the enjoyment of all guests, there are no tripods, monopods or selfie sticks allowed during Garden Glow evenings.

The Garden's gift cards can be used to purchase Garden Glow tickets, or for regular or special event tickets at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House or Shaw Nature Reserve. Gift cards can be used at all three locations and online through our website for tickets, memberships, classes, dining or shopping. They are now available for purchase at the Garden, Butterfly House and online.

In addition to Garden Glow, the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a variety of other exhibits and events this holiday season. Guests can stop by the holiday floral and train show, Gardenland Express to see G-scale model trains wander through a floral wonderland of more than 500 colorful poinsettias and other traditional plants.

Experience this seasonal favorite on display through January 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (closed December 9, 24 & 25). Garden Glow tickets now include admission to the Gardenland Express Holiday Flower and Train Show!. For more information, visit www.mobot.org/gardenlandexpress.

Holiday Train Show at Missouri Botanical Garden
Gardenland Express is a celebration of a Victorian-style holiday with G-scale trains passing through towns, historic landmarks and buildings at the Missouri Botanical Garden.


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Hidden Beauty of Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden, fondly known as Shaw's Garden to St. Louisans, contains a formal English garden, traditional Japanese garden, Margaret Blanke Grigg Chinese garden, the Flower Trial Garden, greenhouses and extensive landscaping.

The garden also features the Climatron Complex, water lily reflection ponds and the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening.

The Climatron® geodesic dome and rainforest conservatory was dedicated 40 years ago in October 1960, replacing an old house built in 1913. The structure incorporates principles established by innovative architect R. Buckminster Fuller and was the first application of geodesic engineering for a greenhouse.

The St. Louis architecture firm of Murphy & Mackey developed plans for the facility with Garden director Frits W. Went, who coined the term, Climatron.

The dome is 70 feet high and 175 feet in diameter, permitting tall palm trees to tower majestically above the tropical vista of streams, waterfalls and 1,200 different species of exotic trees and plants. Temperature ranges from 64 to 74 degrees and average humidity is 85 percent.

Visitors can enjoy a sense of being in a jungle while making their way by orchids, passion flowers, hibiscus flowers, cycads and a number of endangered species. In 1976, the dome was named one of the 100 most significant architectural achievements in United States history.

The Garden, covering 79 acres, is located at 4344 Shaw Blvd, just south of Hwy 44 between Vandeventer and Grand. Extended summer hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays only from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Free parking on premises, as well as an extensive gift shop and restaurant with patio dining. For more information, call the GardenLine at 314-577-9400 or 800-642-8842.

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