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River of Lights

The holidays sparkle each year at the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden.

Plan Your Visit

River of Lights 2022

2022 information coming soon. Check back at a later date.

Contact Us

Questions? Call 311, visit the New Mexico BioPark Society's River of Lights page or e-mail [email protected].

River of Lights 2021

 


About River of Lights

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and nearly 600 dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico’s largest walk-through light show! River of Lights was voted in the top 10 in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice for Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights in 2020. 

History

In 1997, River of Lights began as a fundraiser for the BioPark. Today, proceeds continue to support a variety of ABQ BioPark projects through the New Mexico BioPark Society.

Each year's show unveils ingenious new sculptures and stunning displays made by BioPark artists and craftsmen.