A completely new, ice-capped experience is coming to the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Winter botanical displays, holiday lights and immersive, themed rooms will transport you to an enchanting world.

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FROST: An Ice-Capped Garden Experience

Saturday, November 18th – Sunday, December 31st

Get ready, Northeast Ohio’s newest winter show is opening this November at the Cleveland Botanical Garden and it is going to be COOL.  FROST: An Ice-Capped Garden Experience will completely transform indoor and outdoor gardens creating an ethereal wonderland of towering ice arches, dazzling light installations, a tunnel of flowers, larger-than-life animals, more than 500 poinsettias, seasonal soundscapes and much more to create a completely immersive new world for the holiday season.  

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 3rd. We recommend reserving your tickets in advance at Walk-up tickets will be available. 

From the moment you come through the main entrance at the Botanical Garden, you will be transported into an alluring new world of winter fantasy.  FROST invites you to explore a dozen different themes including:  Jingle Jungle, Solstice Stroll, and Lake Effect Lodge while Icicle Alleys connect the entire wonderland experience. Then enter Blizzard Ballroom, a winter storm of lights and weather before moving to the Frost Portal — a tunnel of illuminated flowers that leads to the Realm of the Winter Spirit, an enchanting world glistening with ice.

FROST will incorporate classic favorites like the gingerbread house competition and evergreen trees decorated by local garden clubs. The Gingerbread Competition is entering its 17th year and will have openings for approximately 100 gingerbread houses from local bakeries, families, and kids of all ages. To participate, visit Sign up now through November 3rd.

Hours & Admission

Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sundays: Noon – 5 p.m.
Mondays: Closed

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, October 3rd!

The Botanical Garden will be closed on Mondays except for Dec. 18 when FROST will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Botanical Garden is closed on November 23 (Thanksgiving), December 25th (Christmas Day), and January 1st (New Year’s Day). Additionally, the Botanical Garden will close at 3 p.m. on December 24th and December 31st.

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