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Botanica: The Wichita Gardens

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Most impressive Christmas light display that I have ever seen! Millions of lights and creative... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Derby, Kansas
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Beautiful always; Stunning in December

Botanical is beautiful in spring and summer. Being from the Pacific Northwest originally, I feel... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wichita, Kansas
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Located in Sim Park, this gorgeous patch of cultivated flora offers themed gardens such as the Butterfly Garden, Shakespeare Garden, Rose and Wildflower Garden and the award-winning Sally Stone Sensory Garden, plus special programs for children.
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Wichita, KS 67203
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Most impressive Christmas light display that I have ever seen! Millions of lights and creative displays. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DaveTNYY
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Botanical is beautiful in spring and summer. Being from the Pacific Northwest originally, I feel so at home in the Woodlands at Botanical. During the holiday season, Botanical is a “must see” during their Illuminations” at night.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank luv2travel316
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is awesome for a family outing, a field trip, a date or just a quiet lunch by yourself! They offer amazing educational programs, seasonal attractions and some of the best dinner/entertainment activities around! Botanica never disappoints!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ljspence27
Reviewed 6 days ago

Every year between Thanksgiving and New Year, Wichitans enjoy gorgeous illuminations event in Botanica Gardens. With over two million colorful lights, every corner of the gardens becomes part of magic kingdom. If you visit Wichita this time of the year, come to Botanica. You will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Christmas celebration this evening here and it was fantastic! This is a beautiful place year around but the Illuminations is a must see! Dress warm and brave the cold.....I promise you will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here tonight to see their christmas light special known as illuminations. It was amazing seeing all the lights and hearing the music. There were places to get smores and cookies for the kids to adult beverages including hot toddies as well as coffee and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank nitrophish1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went last year, so we decided to go again this year. The lights are still just as amazing as last time! Definitely would recommend going with family, friends, or even on a date with your special loved one. My family and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Safari03441615499
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first year to attend the Illuminations event before Christmas and it did not disappoint. We went on a night that was a but rainy, so there wasn't a big crowd and we were able to park close to the entrance. Lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank J5300UMtammyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I mean how amazing is this hidden little gem, here in Wichita?!?!? We were recently there for the Halloween Pumpkin fest and had an awesome time. Now looking forward to the Luninations!!! All year round its awesome!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank executivechefbob
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is such a great place to get together with friends or just come on your own. Can be meditative and a great get away for a couple of hours. The scenery changes with each season. They also have noon time educational opportunities. A must...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christina L
14 October 2018|
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Response from ReneeCarlson | Reviewed this property |
I really don’t know. I didn’t see anyone with a pet.
Justin B
12 March 2018|
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Response from Jezekr | Reviewed this property |
Children under 2 are free, 3-12 years is $5.00, adults 13-61 is $7.00. Seniors 62+ and military are $6.00.
11 December 2017|
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Response from Lyn49006 | Reviewed this property |
Google "Botanica illuminations" include "5 things to know" or "Botanica Illuminations hours" It will give you the proper information.