Winter and holiday festivities begin soon in The Outer Banks, with the WinterLights at The Elizabethan Gardens, located just two miles from The White Doe Inn. This lights spectacle invokes the warmth of the holidays as the air begins to chill, for new and repeat visitors of all ages. You will find yourself walking along the garden paths in a true winter wonderland as the holiday lights illuminate the lovely Elizabethan Gardens with amazing displays. Warm yourself by the open-air fire on the Great Lawn and gaze at the merry trees adorning the Gatehouse and Reception Hall.
On November 29, kick-off the winter celebration with The Grand Illuminations, featuring food and drinks in Odom Hall. This opening event has special admission rates: $15 for Adults, $9 for ages 6-17, and $7 for those 5 and under.
The WinterLights season dates and hours are: Dec 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 26-28, and January 2-4 from 6-9pm Admission throughout the season is $10 for Adults, $8 for ages 6-17, and $5 for those 5 and under.
The gardens also host special Ladies Nights, Dinner with Santa, and WinterLights with Santa events to make this most of this wonderful time of year.
The Elizabethan Gardens are located at 1411 National Park Drive in Manteo, NC. For tickets, call 252-473-3234.