2019 Night of Illumination

All our personal members are eligible to purchase tickets to our annual fall event, Night of Illumination, at Garden in the Woods. On Friday, October 18, the trails will lit by more than 1,000 luminaria, musician Jamie Kallestad will be performing, and food will be available for purchase from the Compliments Food Co. food truck. Join us for this wonderful members-only evening filled with intriguing sights, nocturnal strolls, delightful sounds, and delicious food.

No rain date!

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Members are eligible to purchase tickets for guests up to the limit specified for their membership level. Tickets are available for purchase by all our personal members.

Prices:
Adults – $8.00
Children – $5.00
Children under 5 – free

It is mandatory for all attendees to park at either Hemenway Elementary School (729 Water Street, Framingham, MA 01701), Potter Road Elementary School (492 Potter Road, Framingham, MA 01701), or Cameron Middle School (215 Elm Street, Framingham, MA 01701). There will be a continuous shuttle bus service throughout the evening to bring you to and from the Garden.

Example: If you purchase tickets for "2019 Night of Illumination - Hemenway Elementary School - 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m." you should plan to arrive at the Hemenway Elementary School between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to park your car and take the shuttle bus to Garden in the Woods. Once at the event, you may stay until the end at 8:45 p.m. or take any of the earlier buses back to the Hemenway Elementary School.

No walk-ins. No drop-offs. On-site parking for this event is limited to vehicles with a state-issued disabled parking placard, and spaces must be pre-booked by calling 508-877-7630 x3801.

Please read all the information on this page then select a link from the list of options below to purchase tickets for a specific entry time and parking* location. All guests must have a ticket, even children aged five and under for whom there is no charge:

Hemenway Elementary School Parking – 6:00 P.M. - SOLD OUT

Hemenway Elementary School Parking – 6:30 P.M. - SOLD OUT

Hemenway Elementary School Parking – 7:00 P.M.

Potter Road Elementary School Parking – 6:00 P.M.

Potter Road Elementary School Parking – 6:30 P.M.

Potter Road Elementary School Parking – 7:00 P.M.

Cameron Middle School Parking – 6:00 P.M.

Cameron Middle School Parking – 6:30 P.M.

Cameron Middle School Parking – 7:00 P.M.

*Cameron Middle School is a 10 minute ride to Garden in the Woods, just a few minutes longer of a ride than the Hemenway or Potter Road schools--which are approximately 5 minutes away. 

Special notes:
The last shuttle buses back to each of the school parking lots will depart from Garden in the Woods at 8:45 p.m.
Tickets are not available for purchase on the night of the event.
No rain date. If cancellation is necessary, refunds will be offered and ticket purchasers contacted by email. Please dress appropriately for a night-time walk outdoors!

We look forward to welcoming you to Night of Illumination at Garden in the Woods on Friday, October 18.

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