December Garden Holidays
Take a break from the seasonal hustle and bustle to come down, relax and enjoy the great December weather at the Botanic Garden and Aquarium. Enjoy the sights of the season throughout the month with December Garden Holidays.
2016 Themes by Area
Mediterranean Conservatory: Vintage American Holiday - red and white poinsettias, cyclamens and retro décor are a throw-back to a simpler time.
Desert Conservatory: Southwestern Splendor - Christmas cactus, aloes and poinsettias in rustic sunset colors infuse the serenity of the desert with the holiday spirit.
BUGarium: Bah-HumBUGarium Holiday - red and white tropical florals and red poinsettias spread holiday cheer to even the crabbiest of crab spiders.
Aquarium: Undersea Enchantment - a festive, aquatic-themed holiday tree is displayed in the lobby with marbled pink and white poinsettias.
Railroad Garden: Winter Wonderland - classic feel-good seasonal vignettes on exhibit throughout the miniature railroad garden.
Heritage Farm: Country Charm - an old-thyme holiday tree with peach and red poinsettias and evergreens are on display in the cozy adobe farmhouse.
High Desert Rose Garden: All Creatures Great and Small - woodland-inspired holiday tree and poinsettias in the atrium brighten the longest nights of winter.
Curandera Garden: New Mexico Traditions - red chile ristras, garland and decorative containers are arranged with evergreens and dried medicinal plants.