Christmas Strolls: December 5-22, 2023
Stroll Hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 6-9 p.m. (last entry 8:30 p.m.)
Ring in the season at Shangri La Gardens! On select evenings in December, stroll through the transformed landscape featuring thousands of Christmas lights, holiday flowering displays and colorful decorations. The festive holiday atmosphere also features dozens of unique Christmas trees decorated by talented members of the community. During Strolls hours, Orange Lions Club will have cookies and hot chocolate available for purchase. Elevate your family experience by participating in our festive weekly themes!
Admission is FREE!
Please consider donating non-perishable food items to Orange Christian Services to support those in greatest need throughout our community. We will be collecting non-perishable food items December 1-21 during normal garden hours and during Christmas Strolls.
During Family Holiday PJ Week (Dec. 5-9), we will also be collecting new pajamas and blankets in support of the Lutcher Theater’s PJ & Blanket Drive, benefitting Salvation Army- Orange.
Senior, Mobility Friendly & Sensory Sensitivity Hour
Tuesday nights from 5-6 p.m.
This hour is designed with quiet music and smaller crowds for guests with mobility challenges or sensory sensitivities and their families.
Dreaming of a Green Christmas: December 16, 2023
Join us for activities from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. The Gardens will open at 9:00 a.m.
Dreaming of a Green Christmas is a family-friendly event to celebrate the holiday season. The day begins at 10:00 a.m. with a visit from Santa Claus. Stop by for a photo before he gets busy organizing elves, checking the list and making Christmas toys!
In addition to our special guest, the day will feature multiple holiday hands-on activities, including ornament making using natural materials. Enjoy fun for all ages at this festive event!
Visitors may also stroll through Shangri La Gardens during this event to enjoy seasonal decorations and flowers, as well as unique, community-decorated Christmas trees. There will be multiple holiday themed photo-ops available for family photos. The Here We Grow! Children’s Garden will be transformed into a charming “Candyland” with bright, colorful decorations.
All activities and admission are FREE of charge.