Christmas in the Garden

November 25, 2016 - January 1, 2017

 

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ICE SKATING — ARTISAN CHRISTMAS MARKET — CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

SNOWLESS TUBING — CAROLERS — SANTA

Daily: Ice skating. Nov. 25, 2016 – Jan. 1, 2017

Thurs. – Sun.: Market, lights, fire pits, carolers, Santa & ice skating. Nov. 25 – Dec. 18, Daily Dec. 19-23

Daily after Christmas: Lights, fire pits & ice skating. Dec. 26 – Jan. 1 

 

Visit our Schedule page for more details.

 

 

 

Christmas in the Garden is an award-winning event featuring ice skating, a traditional German Christmas Market, snowless tubing and light display in the charming Rediscovery Forest. 

 

Upon arrival, you will enter the Garden and board the Holiday Express, where you will be whisked to the beautifully decorated Rediscovery Forest. Here, you can:

  • ice skate with your family
  • shop with 18 artisan vendors at a traditional German Christmas Market
  • walk through 500,000+ Christmas lights in the forest
  • sip gluhwein and other holiday beverages
  • slide down 150 feet on the new snowless tubing track
  • listen to festive music & carolers
  • enjoy the smells and tastes of holiday foods
  • warm up next to fire pits
  • take photos with Santa, who will visit regularly

 

Be sure to also visit downtown Silverton to enjoy shopping, restaurants and more in the charming historic district. 

 


 

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for regular event updates and use #christmasinthegarden. In 2015, we welcomed 35,553 people to Christmas in the Garden from Salem, Portland, Eugene, Seattle and beyond, and we look forward to seeing you at our fourth annual event!

 

Bestof2015_Silver_logoWe’re proud to announce that Christmas in the Garden has won a number of awards recently:

  • Best of the Mid-Valley Silver Award for Best Holiday Event

 

 

 


 

Christmas in the Garden

 Outdoor Event & ADA

This is an outdoor event, please dress accordingly. There will be covered seating areas, heaters and fire pits placed throughout the event. The event takes place in the Rediscovery Forest, which has a short paved path and various gravel paths. The event is ADA accessible, but some of the paths may not be ideal for folks with limited mobility.

 

In the case of high winds and dangerous conditions, we may have to close Christmas in the Garden for an evening or shorten our hours. We will post any changes to our website and Facebook page.

 

 

 


 

 

Food & Beverages

Indulge in gluhwein, a traditional hot spiced wine, as you walk through the lights. Hot cocoa, coffee, hot spiced cider, Gilgamesh Brewing Beer, spirits from Eastside Distilling, soda and water will also be available. Purchase a commemorative mug and receive $1 off all future drinks in your mug. 

Traditional German foods will include: fondue with apples, bread and sausage; soft pretzels with fondue; sausage with sauerkraut; hot dogs; German potato salad; and assorted desserts.

 

 

 


 Employment

Are you interest in working at Christmas in the Garden? We are now hiring for the holiday season! Please fill out an application to be considered.

We are hiring the following positions:

  • Admissions
  • Food Booth Cashier
  • Food Booth Service
  • Drink Sales (must be 21+)
  • Skate Guard/ Counter Assistant

Apply for all positions here.


The Oregon Garden Hours

The Oregon Garden is open daily until 4pm and guests must pay standard Garden admission to visit during those hours and/or to participate in the day skate sessions.
Guests may upgrade their Garden admission to Christmas in the Garden admission on event days and receive a wristband which will allow them to stay for the event. Beginning at 3pm each day, we will only sell event admission and standard Garden admission will not be available.
If a guest has paid Garden admission but not Christmas in the Garden admission, they must leave when the Garden closes at 4pm.
The Visitor Center and Gift Shop will close each day between 4pm and 5pm.

 


Thank you Sponsors!

 

Roth's Fresh Markets   Al's Garden CenterMennonite Village

 

 

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New Pepsi  Sunflower Apples to Oranges

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If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Sara at sarah@moonstonehotels.com.

 


Hours

May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Admission

Adults $8
Seniors (60+) $6
Students (12-17) $5
Children (5-11) $2
Children (4 & under) Free
Garden Members Free
Military w/ ID $5

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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