Longwood Gardens Vying for Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights Title

Red, green, blue, and yellow lights dazzle. Holiday trees decked in blue lights  can be seen in the background.

KENNETT SQUARE, PA –Longwood Gardens is in the running to be named the Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights display in the US in a contest by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. With more than half a million lights outdoor lights adorning more than 150 trees, three firepits, and fountains that dance to holiday classics, Longwood has held the title of Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights since 2018. You can vote for Longwood to retain its title daily through Monday, December 5 at noon ET at longwoodgardens.org.  
A Longwood Christmas is on view beginning November 18, 2022 through January 8, 2023. Admission to the holiday display is by Timed Admission Ticket, with tickets purchased in advance. Tickets are available now at longwoodgardens.org.

About Longwood Gardens
In 1906, industrialist Pierre du Pont (1870-1954) purchased a small farm near Kennett Square, PA, to save a collection of historic trees from being sold for lumber. Today, Longwood Gardens is one of the world’s great horticultural displays, encompassing 1,100 acres of dazzling gardens, woodlands, meadows, fountains, 10,010-pipe Aeolian organ and 4.5-acre conservatory. Longwood continues the mission set forth by Mr. du Pont to inspire people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the performing arts, through programming that includes exhibitions, musical performances by leading artists, renowned horticulture education programs, horticulture research, environmental stewardship and community engagement. Open daily, Longwood is one of more than 30 gardens in the Philadelphia region known as America’s Garden Capital. For more information, visit longwoodgardens.org.