Drive-through holiday light display coming to area surrounding Boerner Botanical Gardens

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on Thursday, Oct. 17 was joined by representatives from Winter Wonders to announce details of the new drive-through holiday light display at the parks.

Winter Wonders, by Festival Pro LLC, is a 1.4-mile drive-through holiday light display featuring more than 80 displays set in the area surrounding the Boerner Botanical Gardens, Whitnall Park, and the Root River Parkway from Nov. 29 – Jan. 1.

Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders

The show will run daily from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Tickets are available at, Parks Administration (9480 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa), and Boerner Botanical Gardens Education & Visitor Center (9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners).

Tickets are valid any night of the regular 2019 schedule:

    Larger group by reservation only: 414-525-5602

      Food & Beverage: Popcorn, hot apple cider, and other snacks and beverages will be available for purchase before the entrance to the display route.

      Show Dates/Times

      Dates: Nov. 29–Jan. 1 -- Closed Dec. 24 & 31 (Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.)
      Show Hours: 5–10 p.m. (The Line opens at 4:30 p.m. Last entry at 9:30 p.m.)

      Included with Admission

      A holiday gift bag (containing an ice scraper, a voucher for pearl earrings, coupons and more), instructions for a free, personalized letter emailed from Santa, and sponsor promotions such as Wimmer Wednesdays where everyone in the car receives “starlight glasses.”