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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Christmas Lights

Stunning display of Christmas lights throughout the gardens. Everything from classic holiday themes... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2016
Mobile, Alabama
Christmas Lights

Amazing. It is a great time and a nice walk thru the grounds and gardens. Surprising as we would... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2016
Crestview, Florida
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden with blooms and beauties every day of the year. It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

Stunning display of Christmas lights throughout the gardens. Everything from classic holiday themes to local attractions such as an "Under the Sea" section. Every year they add something new. Children particularly love all the sparkling colors. The light show is in the evening between Thanksgiving...More

Thank M D S
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Amazing. It is a great time and a nice walk thru the grounds and gardens. Surprising as we would turn a corner and come upon another themed area. Each well done and allows for pictures in many areas. Background holiday music added to the overall...More

Thank ChefDon929
Reviewed December 30, 2015

We came to Bellingrath Gardens for the first time while visiting Mobile. We came to see the Magic Christmas in Lights display and to tour the Bellingrath home. The light display was unbelievable, our botanical garden has a drive thru light display but it doesn't...More

Thank ALA_Traveler52
Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

My family has been coming here for years to view the lights at Christmas time. This year they stopped doing a military discount (apparently it's only on Mondays now) so we paid full price. My disappointment stems from that and the fact that many of...More

Thank TravelGeist89
Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

It was beautiful! We really enjoyed it. If you're in the area it is worth the big crowds to see the lights!

Thank Shelly M
Reviewed December 23, 2015

The Christmas Light show at Bellingrath Gardens is a sight to behold. The lights, displays, and the design and imagination that went into this show are amazing. Fun for the whole family.

Thank James M
Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

I've wanted to see the christmas lights for several years. We live 10 hours away but this display of lights is so fantastic it is well worth the trip. We spent 2 hours walking and looking and had to pass on Japanese garden because we...More

Thank Patsy E
Reviewed December 20, 2015

We enjoy visiting at Christmas time, when they have their light display. The gardens themselves aren't as pretty, but after all, it's winter. The lights, however make up for it. Go late in the afternoon, so that you can tour the gardens in the daylight,...More

Thank Rich C
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Bellingrath is really pretty and we go there every year. But this year when we went this year we tried to take a picture with the Coca Cola bear but the people rudely said move and moved the rope back. And we were waiting to...More

Thank Brianna A
Reviewed December 19, 2015

My husband and I visited the gardens and home because of a recommendation from a couple we met on another vacation. Wow was it worth the visit! Beautiful flowers, greenery and a magnificent light display like I have never seen anywhere else. We were more...More

Thank Pattypug
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By the way your out in nature. take the appropriate steps bug spray at times sun screen at others. And enjoy what this place has to offer
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No senior pricing or so we were told!