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The family-friendly event will run from Friday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 31, from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., weather permitting.

LARGO, FL — The Florida Botanical Gardens Foundation and Pinellas County Parks and Conservation Resources will host the 18th annual Holiday Lights in the Garden event at Florida Botanical Gardens, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo.

The family-friendly event will run from Friday, Nov. 23, through Sunday, Dec. 31, from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m., weather permitting. A donation of $5 per person is suggested for guests over the age of 13.

New this year will be expanded pathways and displays following the gardens’ newly opened Wetlands Walkway. More than one million twinkling, colorful LED lights of all shapes and sizes will attract visitors to the gardens from near and far. The Train Guys will be back again for the opening weekend of the event and will have their trains in the Wedding Garden, surrounding this year’s new holiday tree.

Santa will visit regularly throughout the event through Dec. 23, but families looking to get a picture should call in advance to see which night he’ll attend.

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