We started our Christmas season with a visit to one of our favorite lights displays: Longwood Gardens. We took a year off from our now almost-annual visits because of the pandemic, which made returning this year even better.
We arrived during the daylight, the better to appreciate the last rose bloom …
… and the beautiful autumn color at the Carillion.
This year during a Longwood Christmas, you’ll find flickering flame lanterns and trees decorated in fiery hues of yellow, orange and red inside of the Conservatory, balanced by equally lavish displays in icy blue tones.
Know before you go: You must purchase your timed entry tickets in advance. We chose the 1:30 p.m. timeslot, explored the gardens and conservatory by day, then enjoyed a meal at the cafe, then did it all over again once it got dark.
Getting there: 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA
Hours: A Longwood Christmas is on display through January 9. Check the website below to purchase your timed-entry tickets and for available dates and times.
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