Join us for a walk through a beautifully lit winter wonderland this season! Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden will be open from November 29, 2019 to January 31, 2020 for the Winter Light Festival! 

The garden will be open November 29 & 30, Thursday to Saturdays in December, and Fridays & Saturdays in January from 6-9PM each night, weather permitting. (Other dates may be added, please see the full events calendar for upcoming open nights, special events, and other programming) 

Please note: Nikka Yuko closes when the weather drops below -25 Celsius! Please call ahead (403-328-3511) or check our Facebook page for the most up to date information.   

Winter Light Festival - Regular Admission

  • Adults: $9
  • Children (ages 6-15): $7 (includes hot drink & cookie)
  • Children (5 and under): FREE 
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    Winter Light Festival - Group Packages

    Tomodachi (Friendship) Package - $20 
    (includes two admissions, two hot drinks, two Matcha Maple Cookies) 

    Kazoku (Family) Package - $50  
    (includes five admissions, five hot drinks, five Matcha Maple Cookies) 

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    Winter Light Festival - Special Packages 

    Basha Nori Package (Horse & Wagon Rides) $15
    (includes admission to the garden, one regular beverage (coffee, tea, hot chocolate), and one signature Matcha Maple cookie) 
    Basha Nori (Horse & Wagon Rides) packages MUST be purchased in advance for the date you wish to come in order to guarantee a seat on the wagons. A limited number of horse & wagon tickets will be available to purchase at the garden but will be subject to availability. Horse & wagon rides will be available on December 7, 14, 21, 23, 31 and January 4, 17, and 31. 

    City Light Tour - $25
    These tours run the nights of December 6, 13, 20, 27 and January 3 only. (Weather permitting)
    California Dream Light Tours are $25 and include admission, hot beverage, and an 1 to 1.5 hour ride around the city. The bus will pick up and drop off in the parking lot outside of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. 
    City Light Tour packages MUST be purchased in advance prior to the date you wish to come. NO tickets will be available to purchase at the garden on the night of. 

    Book your private event this season at the garden! We also offer discounts for purchasing tickets in bulk to use as gifts for staff, clients or family. Contact the garden to purchase yours now! (403-328-3511)

    Visiting from out of town? Book your stay at select hotels for special deals during the Winter Light Festival and receive a free admission package! 

    Please see our Events Calendar for a list of upcoming events and programming. 

    Only certified service animals with proper identification are allowed in the garden, other animals will not be allowed. Please no smoking or vaping inside the garden.

    Flatsheet Winter Light Festival- 2020_1.pdf