Coming Up: Gardens Aglow 2021 at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

Gardens Aglow 2021 at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

Winter funs shines brightly in Dothan—and it’s easy to see why. This year, Gardens Aglow 2021 at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens has returned. Even better, it’s only a couple weeks away. So, if you’ve just started making your holiday plans, don’t forget to pencil in a visit to this wonderful walking tour wonderland.

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Gardens Aglow at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens is an annual event. It turns the gardens into a festive winter wonderland, complete with lights and decorations. Attendees can explore the cool sights on a nightly half-mile walking tour.

This year, be sure to bring your flashlights to search for hidden objects in the trees along the trail!

Visiting details

Gardens Aglow 2021 at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens takes place on Nov. 26 and 27, as well as Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, and 18 from 5 to 7 p.m.

We’ve got another great reason why you should attend: kids 8 and younger can get in for free! For everyone else, tickets cost $8. You can buy yours online! Check the event page on the gardens website for details.

Please note that half-mile trail is paved, making it accessible for wheelchairs, strollers and kids’ wagons. Also, leashed dogs are allowed.

About the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens

They’re not just open in the summer and winter! The Dothan Area Botanical Gardens stays open all year long. When you visit, check out cool spots like:

  • The Wetlands Observation Platform;
  • The Azalea Garden;
  • The Coleman Tropical House;
  • The Butterfly Garden;
  • The Vegetable Garden & Wilson Windmill;
  • The Herb Garden;
  • The Gazebo and Lock Gate; and
  • The Succulent Garden.

Fun fact: You can also look out for birds in the area using info from the Alabama Birding Trails here.

Along with their gorgeous gardens and nature trails, they also feature a host of events. In the past, they’ve held yoga sessions, fall children’s programs, and even special events like weddings.


Who’s ready for the holiday season? You can schedule in a ton of fun at Gardens Aglow 2021 at the Dothan Area Botanical Gardens. Not to mention, you can take some cute winter photos there too!

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