Garden After Dark Frequently Asked Questions

Do adults need to purchase tickets?
Everyone over the age of two is required to have a ticket to enter the event. Don't forget children two and under are free!

Can I purchase tickets ahead of time?
Tickets are on sale now. You may pre-purchase tickets online, by phone at (801) 581-8454, or in person at the Visitor Center front desk. Tickets can be picked up at the Garden before you attend or at Will Call on the night of the event. Please bring your driver's license or another valid form of ID to pick up your tickets.

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What is your refund policy?
All ticket sales are final. No refunds, replacements or exchanges.

What should I bring with me to the event?
Garden After Dark includes both indoors and outdoors activities, so be sure to dress for the weather. Garden paths will be lit during the event, but you may also want to bring a flashlight to help guide your way.

Can I wear a costume?
Yes! Costumes are encouraged. Dress your family in their Halloween best!

Will there be food available?
Food vendors will be located in the Courtyard Garden. October 17th through the 19th Fire and Slice Pizza will be dishing up warm, wood fired pizza. October 24th through the 26th A Guy and His Wife Grilled Cheese Truck and A Guy and His Wife Navajo Taco Truck will be serving delicious grilled cheese sandwiches and navajo tacos. Come hungry!

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will be on site every night offering hot drinks and sweet treats to Garden guests. As an added bonus, for every purchase over $5 Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory will donate $1 to the Garden!

What’s included in the price of admission?
All activity stations located throughout the Garden are included with admission. The only items not included in admission are goods sold by food vendors and items offered by the Red Butte Garden Gift Shop.

What activities will be available this year?
Full descriptions of this year’s activity stations can be found here.

Where do I park?
Guests are encouraged to park in either the Red Butte Garden parking lot or the Williams Building parking lot (see orange parking lots on map below). Guests are welcome to drop off passengers at the Visitor Center door before parking.


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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