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Tour Christmas lights in the gardens

Posted Dec 13, 2013 by Janine Dorsey

Updated Dec 13, 2013 at 12:27 PM

Tour the Florida Botanical Gardens at night, by the glow of thousands of Christmas lights.

Holiday Lights in the Gardens takes place every evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. until Wednesday, Jan. 1.

The attraction is open until 9:30 p.m. each night.

In addition to laser lights, flora and fauna displays and decorated trees, there is a seven-foot gingerbread house with more than 600 lights, a 30-foot tall white swan and a five-foot tropical parrot have been added to the traditional array of light-lined paths.

Nightly free entertainment includes visits from Santa Claus. 

Admission is $2 donation for ages 13 and older.

Florida Botanical Gardens is located at 12520 Ulmerton Rd., Largo

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