Garden of Lights

December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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November 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Brookside Gardens Light Display in Wheaton in its 20th Year

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 20th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. In addition to the lights, train enthusiasts will enjoy the G-Scale model trains that wind through a […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 20, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Garden of Lights Display Opens Nov. 24 at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 19th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. In addition to the lights, train enthusiasts will enjoy the G-Scale model trains that wind through a […]

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December 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Holiday Light Festivals Brighten Our Area

Montgomery County residents may want to visit area light displays during the holidays. Here’s a look at four local and regional light displays: The 19th Annual Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg is open nightly from now through Dec. 31. This driving tour through Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg features more than 365 illuminated displays […]

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November 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Garden of Lights Canceled This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

Montgomery Parks officials have announced that the Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens is cancelled this year because of ongoing construction at the entrance and in the parking areas.   Related:

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October 20, 2014 | Krista Brick

Brookside Garden of Lights

Brookside Gardens Cancels Traditional Garden of Lights Show

Brookside Garden’s traditional Garden of Lights will stay dark this year, as a major renovation project is forcing officials to cancel it. Montgomery Parks, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission cancelled this year’s Garden of Lights Show at Brookside Gardens due to ongoing construction to the entrance and parking areas. The project […]

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December 23, 2013 | Staff Writer

Holiday Light Festivals Brighten Montgomery County

Montgomery County residents may want to visit area light displays during the holidays. Here’s a look at three local light displays: The 18th Annual Winter Lights Festival in Gaithersburg is open nightly from now through Dec. 31. This driving tour through Seneca Creek State Park in Gaithersburg features more than 360 illuminated vignettes and 65 […]

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December 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights (Video)

The Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens is open through January 6 with nearly a million bright lights. The exhibit opens at 5:30 p.m. and it’s popular with locals. Take a look at this insider’s view. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Visit Brookside Gardens website for […]

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November 23, 2012 | Staff Writer

Garden of Lights (Video)

Preparations for the “Garden of Lights” began back in September. In this video clip, Larry McMillian of Brookside Gardens explains the process and talks about how satisfying the entire effort is to him as well the people who come to enjoy the spectacle. The “Garden of Lights” runs through January 6. Get details at Brookside […]

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