We had a ball.
|that's alot of kids.|
|This picture is actually from 2012 but the similar garlands are up this year.|
And a giant Christmas tree that makes the perfect backdrop for the elusive Christmas card photo:
The different gingerbread houses were a big hit with the kids:
|From that movie!|
As were the many trains:
From there we headed into the Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse. I was still on my Quest for a Decent Christmas Card Photo and the lighting in there is amazing:
Unfortunately the kids are .... less so:
Heh. I did take a few great shots, though - maybe not card worthy but decent:
|Yeah. I can take pretty good pics when my subject isn't running around like a crazy person OMG STOP IT GAAAAAH.|
|OH TWO. YOU ARE SO VERY, VERY TWO.|
Overall we had a great time. I definitely recommend checking it out if you are looking for something fun to do this holiday season. Or for somewhere stunning to use as a backdrop for a holiday photoshoot.
Glow runs now through January 5. They are open Tues, Thurs, & Sat 10-5. Then are open until 9 on Wed. and Fri (I'd love to go in the evening sometime! I bet the place is SPECTACULAR in the dark). Sunday they are open noon - 5. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children and are FREE for garden members. You can purchase them online here.
Disclaimer: I received admission to Glow. All opinions are, as always, my own. I can't claim all of the cute kids this time, though.