November 26, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Be part of the enchantment at the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens campus. Enjoy a holiday display throughout the Conservatory and the outdoor gardens that will put the twinkle in your holiday season! There’s something for everyone - family craft activities, live holiday music, and more!

Regular admission rates apply to this exhibit.

Extended Holiday Hours (Nov 26 - Dec 31)

Open until 8:00 p.m. the following days:

  • Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Nov 26 - Dec 30 and Dec 27-30.
  • December 24 & 31: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

CLOSED: November 24 (Thanksgiving), December 25 (Christmas Day), January 1 (New Year's Day)


Dates: December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17

***SOLD OUT***

Join us for a unique and intimate breakfast experience with Santa at Nicholas Conservatory. Begin your morning with a delicious breakfast, meet our lovely Winter Fairy and enjoy fun holiday activities, and a craft. Your morning will end with a trip through our All Aglow Exhibit and kicking off your holiday with a visit with Santa. This hands-on breakfast experience will be a morning you won't forget! Register today - this program will fill quickly!

Give a Gift, Get a Gift!

Purchase a Nicholas Conservatory gift membership during the holidays (starting November 25, 2016), and receive four admission tickets as our gift to you! 

Live holiday music (FREE with admission!)

December 11: 4-5 pm: Flute Choir of Rockford

December 11: 5-8 pm: TBA

December 16: 5-8 pm: Jodi Beach

December 17: 5-8 pm: Kristin Scholz