1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI  (608) 752-3885

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Featuring the Wisconsin Garden Railway Society and creations from members of the Rock Valley Quilter's Guild

There will be NO LIGHT SHOW on January 3rd.

Nightly cancellations or early closings due to weather posted at http://wclo.com/closings/ .

Volunteers and donations needed!
Download the Holiday Light Show edition of the Grapevine (PDF) for more information on how you can help.

Illuminated garden pathways guide visitors on an evening stroll through various themed light displays throughout the botanical gardens.  Step inside to enjoy a warm beverage as you watch The Wisconsin Garden Railway Society's model trains.  Surround yourself with quilted masterpieces from the members of the Rock Valley Quilter's Guild.  Tickets available at the door.  Enjoy nightly entertainment or come visit Santa!

For 2010, the show features a walking route in the gardens, $1.00 raffle tickets to win a quilt donated by members of the Rock Valley Quilters Guild (drawing on Dec. 31), nightly entertainment, new light displays, and family-friendly ticket pricing.





Event details:

Early bird tickets
available in the gift shop each day during regular business hours at the Gardens. 

$4 adults (12 and up)
$2 youth (2 to 11)

RBG Friends receive a refreshment coupon with each ticket early bird ticket. 

At the door
Doors open 5pm
Last ticket sold 8pm

$5 adults (12 and up)
$3 youth (2 to 11)

Group tickets
Group (8 or more) pricing available
call  (608) 752-3885x17 two weeks in advance or
download order form
here (PDF)

Concessions available:



LP Tree Service

M&I Bank

Blackhawk Community Credit Union

Bower City Garden Club

Culver's of Janesville

Janesville Herb Society

Paul's Tree Farm

Rock Prairie Master Gardener Association

Parker Community Credit Union

MacFarlane Pheasants, Inc.

E&D Water Works, Inc.

Sauk County Master Gardener Association

Duke & Sandy Kelly

Janesville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Jay's Big Rolls

Ralph & Designers Ltd.

Throndsen Lettering, Inc.

Tri-Cor Mechanical, LLC

Culligan Water Conditioning

Van Galder Bus Company


Santa's Schedule:

Sunday, December 13
Sunday, December 20


 Entertainment listed below:

= nights open, 5pm to 8:30pm (last ticket sold 8:00pm)

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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7 8 9 10 11

Fran Preyer & Students


Parker High School



En Route Music

14 15 16 17 18

Rock Prairie Dulcimer Club


Marx Dance Academy


Santa & a movie


St Williams School


Knapton Musik Notes


Knapton Musik Notes

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movie night



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Wisconsin Garden Railway Society

more information will be posted as it becomes available.

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