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Oregon Garden Lights

Oregon Garden Lights

See the enchanting Oregon Garden Lights near Portland.

Each holiday season the Oregon Garden hosts a stunning event, known as the Oregon Garden Lights.

The atmosphere is electric, with gorgeous light displays, festive music, and scrumptious foods and handcrafted gifts at a German artisan market.  Kids can go ice skating or tubing, and visit friendly Santa in his cottage. 

Book a room in the adjacent Oregon Garden Resort, and explore the 80-acre Oregon Garden the following day.  

Where is the Oregon Garden Lights?

The Oregon Garden Lights is at the south end of the Oregon Garden.  It's an easy 1-hour drive south of Portland, near the township of Silverton.  Check tickets & dates

See one million twinkling lights along forested trails.

Meander down enchanting trails at the Oregon Garden, resplendent with one million twinkling, holiday lights. 

The paths at the Oregon Garden Lights are stroller friendly and perfect for little kids.  Bundle them up in jackets, hats and blankets, and explore the magical forest.  Don't forget to visit Santa in his magical cottage in the woods. 

This illuminated archway is  the most popular place for photos at the Oregon Garden Lights.  It's sure to bring a smile to your kids' faces.

Here's a giant mushroom, towering above its surroundings at the Oregon Garden Lights.

Step inside a present adorned in red and white lights.

These eye catching Christmas ornaments are striking against the inky darkness of the forest.

There's something new around every corner, like this fun swordfish.

Here's some more mushrooms and flowers at the Oregon Garden Lights.

Go snowless tubing and ice-skating.

After you've explored the beautiful trails at the Oregon Garden Lights, you can step inside a heated tent to go ice-skating.  There's also an 100-foot long snowless tubing ride.

Pick up some treats and gifts at the German artisan market.

Find some scrumptious treats at the food booths at the German artisan market, like roasted nuts and spiced cider.  The artisan market resembles a traditional German market, with beautiful handcrafted pieces, perfect for gifts.  Why not get a head start on your holiday shopping.

Warm your hands beside a roaring firepit.

It gets super chilly along the forested trail after nightfall, so warm yourself up beside one of the many firepits at the Oregon Garden Lights.

Stay overnight at the Oregon Garden Resort.

The Oregon Garden Resort is cozy inside, with a charming lobby, and roaring fire in the rustic restaurant.  The rooms also have gas fireplaces.  

BEST things to do near the Oregon Garden Lights.

Visit the nearby Silver Falls State Park with a stunning trail of 10 waterfalls, and a nature play area for kids.

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