This year’s Franklin Park Conservatory’s annual holiday show is set to be the biggest and brightest in Conservatory history!

Conservatory Aglow, presented by Ahlum & Arbor Tree Preservation, begins this Saturday Nov 17 and will continue through Wednesday Jan 2 at the Franklin Park Conservatory (1777 E Broad St. Columbus).

This holiday show is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. beginning Nov 17. From Dec 1–Jan 2, the Conservatory will be open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. (excluding Dec 24 & 25). Adult libations and seasonal food offerings will be sure to get guests into the holiday spirit while strolling through the grounds and taking in all that is Conservatory Aglow.

Conservatory Aglow returns for the biggest and brightest holiday show in the history of the Conservatory, extending beyond the building and into The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden as well as the Grand Mallway.

Artfully placed light installations highlight the lush horticulture displays within the interior biomes and courtyards, while the classic poinsettia plant floods the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse with rich holiday colors. The Paul Busse model railway, hand-blown glass ornament trees, and family-favorite poinsettia trees provide the perfect backdrop for photo opportunities.

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