Select evenings through January 6, experience immersive, holiday-themed art installations at Dazzling Nights! Located at Downtown Orlando’s Leu Gardens, this walkthrough event features larger-than-life displays, a brilliant light show, snoapy playgrounds, and much more. Filled with gorgeous decorations and family-friendly activities, Dazzling Nights has something for everyone in your friend or family group.
We were so honored to be invited to check out this festive event. Thank you, Dazzling Nights and Leu Gardens, for having us out!
About Dazzling Nights
Designed by the Creative City Project and the Memoir Agency, this innovative and original event uses a combination of the natural, plant-filled Leu Gardens landscape and immersive manmade theming elements to build an engaging world of Christmastime fun and wintery merriment. To find out more about the Creative City Project or the Memoir Agency and their other unique and imaginative arts experiences, visit creativecityproject.com and memoiragency.com.
The Dazzling Nights Experience
Dazzling Nights is a cutting-edge event filled with decorative art installations, live entertainment, and captivating play areas. Designed as a one-way trail through Leu Gardens, the brilliant minds of Creative City Project and the Memoir Agency have carefully crafted a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Let’s take a closer look at the various attractions and experiences waiting for you at this year’s Dazzling Nights holiday celebration:
Begin your Dazzling Nights experience with a photo at the Shimmering Tree. This large-scale Christmas icon is covered with shiny, gold sequins.
Let it Glow
On this densely wooded pathway, you’ll find magical, sparkling orbs that fill the evening air with brilliant light!
Once you’ve let it glow, continue your quest through an incredible tunnel made completely of warm, holiday lights! At the end of this gorgeous pathway, you’ll find a grove of neon Christmas trees.
Celebrating the unique phenomenon that is Christmas in Florida, Flamingo Flurries includes huge, bird-shaped planters filled with gorgeous flowers.
Three Kings Oasis
After enjoying the tropical birds and bright flowers, head into this quiet forest dotted with hanging Moroccan lanterns.
Brilliance Light Show
One of the highlights of this event, Brilliance is a carefully designed show featuring 100 10′ beacons of light dancing to classic and original holiday music!
Forest of Peace
Take a moment for self-reflection and contemplation among these massive, lighted oak trees and soft, holiday tunes. In the Forest of Peace, you’ll find a serene pathway to your next winter adventure!
In the Wondrous Woods, you’ll find yourself surrounded by oversized snowflakes and sparkling curtains.
Kids and adults will enjoy this playful trail. Jump on the marked circles to make them light up and change color!
Perhaps my favorite part of Dazzling Nights, this continuous show includes uptempo versions of holiday songs, lots of laser lights, and FOG!
Jump in this straw-filled playground to push around giant ornaments! It’s a fun and memorable experience for kids of all ages.
Frolic in the Florida snoap in this specially designed play area! Kids and adults can confidently enjoy snoap flurries and photo opportunities on slip-resistant flooring. You’ll also find huge, beautiful crystals and meet and greets with festive characters.
Freaky Thoughts: Dazzling Nights
Dazzling Nights is a unique, Christmas-themed festival that combines natural scenery with manmade displays. There’s a wide variety of live entertainment and family-friendly activities, making sure that there’s something for everyone – no matter their age or preferences. And, as a walkthrough event, families and friends can take their time enjoying the various attractions. I definitely recommend Dazzling Nights to anyone looking for a memorable way to celebrate the holidays and the rest of their winter vacation!
Visiting Dazzling Nights
Dazzling Nights will run on select evenings now through January 6. Buy your dated and timed entry tickets online. Time slots are enforced, so make sure you arrive at least thirty minutes early to accommodate for possible long admission lines or other delays.
Know Before You Go
- Onsite parking is available, for a fee. For free parking, visit Audubon Park K-8 School at 1500 Falcon Dr, Orlando, FL 32803. A shuttle will be provided.
- Dazzling Nights is an outdoor, rain-or-shine event. Make sure you dress for the weather.
- Tickets to Dazzling Nights are considered “timed entry” with specific time slot reservations. Make sure you arrive early to accommodate for potential delays.
- If you’re interested in an all-inclusive experience, consider a premium ticket with refreshments and an onsite parking pass.