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“Illuminate your spirits!” 

Tuesdays through Sundays I November – December
Sponsored by Southern Bank, The Outer Banks Visitor’s Bureau and Dominion Energy

November 25, 26, 27*, 29, 30; December 1-4, 6-11, 13-18, 20-23, 27-30
6:00-9:00 pm

A weather-dependent event.

Adults: $16; Youth (between 6 to 17) $12; Child: (between 2 to 5): $8; Infant (under 2): FREE; Dog: $5.

Timed-entry tickets sold online only.

A holiday tradition not to be missed! Stroll along illuminated garden walks and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights that transform the ten-acre gardens into an enchanted wonderland. The radiant glow, holiday décor, and a crackling open-air fire, add to the festive atmosphere. Seasonal plants and holiday gifts will be available in the Royal Exchange Gift Shop. Check schedule for designated nights of live entertainment.

TICKETS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE UNLESS EVENT IS CANCELLED BY THE ELIZABETHAN GARDENS. If inclement weather or other conditions prevent the lights from occurring, a notice will be sent out to all anticipated guests by 2 pm.

*Virginia Dare Night
Sunday, November 27, 2022

The Elizabethan Gardens is pleased to host “Virginia Dare Night” for Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke Island residents on Sunday, November 27, 2022. “Virginia Dare Night” will support the Roanoke Island Food Pantry. All locals are invited to attend the 13th season of WinterLights for donations of non-perishable food items on this night. This is an opportunity to attend WinterLights while aiding local families in need.

Tickets are limited, reserve your tickets online early. The doors open at 6:00 PM and guests must reserve tickets online, and in addition to the food or dry goods donations, residents are required to show proof of Dare County, Currituck County or Ocracoke Island residency, such as a driver’s license or utility bill. Pre-opening donation collection begins at 5:00 PM.  Recommended items for the food drive include canned vegetables, fruits, meats, soups and beans; tomato and pasta products; cereals; toilet paper and paper towels.  There are no rain checks with these free tickets.


To be Determined

November 26 First Flight Middle School (Rose Garden Tent) & Soul One (Odom Hall)
November 27 Wendy & Nick
December 3 Doug Dino
December 4 Wendy & Nick
December 10 Manteo Elementary School Chorus (Rose Garden Tent)
December 11 Doug Dino (Odom Hall), First Flight High School Chorus & String Orchestra
December 17 Doug Dino
December 18 Wendy & Nick
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