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Frequently Asked Questions

This popular holiday display brought safe Christmas cheer to Oregon families and we want to give more people the chance to view thousands of lights. The overnight Winter Lights Spree deal starts at only $99 and includes hotel accommodations, access to the lights and breakfast the next morning! 

Beginning on January 4, some activities will not be available during the extension such as pictures with Santa, the local vendor booths and food booths, but there will still be thousands of beautiful lights.

Lights at the Oregon Garden Resort is a new light experience, placed through the grounds of the Oregon Garden Resort, instead of in The Oregon Garden. You will still enjoy many of your favorite displays from Christmas in the Garden, along with festive food and drink, holiday music and some vendor booths.

For guest safety, Lights at the Oregon Garden Resort will not offer ice skating or snowless tubing.

Most of our available spaces will go to guests staying overnight at the Oregon Garden Resort. Each week, we will look at hotel occupancy and if possible, will release a limited number of tickets to the public. This is not guaranteed and will vary daily, based on hotel occupancy. Please check here to see if any tickets are currently available. 

Because only 50 people can be in the light display area at a time due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will break the evening up into sessions. This will allow us to safely share the magic of Christmas with more than 50 people in one evening. Hotel guests will choose a session time at check-in and ticket holders will choose one when they purchase tickets

Overnight stays must be booked directly through the hotel, either online or by calling 800-966-6490, not a third party site. Guests must be booked on the Lights at the Oregon Garden Resort rate to receive access to the lights.

Anyone who previously booked a Christmas in the Garden overnight package has been moved to a Lights at the Oregon Garden Resort rate. If you have an existing reservation, but do not know if you are booked on the Lights rate, please call to confirm: 800-966-6490.

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We take your health and safety, and that of our staff, seriously – it will be our first priority during this light display. (Followed closely by providing you with an amazing holiday experience to help take your mind off this difficult time.) We are following all state and county COVID-19 safety guidelines, and working closely with our health department officials to ensure we provide the safest environment possible.

Our light path will be one-way, guests will be required to wear a face mask, we will have social distance monitors to enforce spacing, we have limited the number of guests who are onsite at one time, we will be actively sanitizing throughout the evening, we have gone cashless and more.

We will continue to keep up on all COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, and will alter our plans accordingly as additional changes occur.

 

EVENT DETAILS

No, this is a cashless event due to COVID-19 and minimizing interactions. Please bring a debit or credit card for all food, drink and vendor purchases.

There will not be lights placed inside The Oregon Garden this year.

Guests at the Oregon Garden Resort will enjoy a beautiful path decorated with engaging light displays starting at the Resort’s main lodge, winding along paths around the building, through the Wedding Garden and beyond. The display will include many of the lights you have come to love at Christmas in the Garden.

Yes, well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome to tour the light display with you. Just make sure to book a pet-friendly hotel room for your stay.

EVENT ACTIVITIES

Unfortunately, no. For guests safety we will not have the ice skating rink or snowless tubing track this year.

Until January 3 we will have a handful of vendors selling handmade, locally-crafted items and hope you will come support them this holiday season.

Until January 3 we will have some delicious holiday favorites – including our signature Gluhwein (warm, mulled wine, popular in Germany). We will also have local beer, hot cocoa (with spirits optional for adults), water, soda and more!

We have a few different options for you! Until January 3 we will have traditional German foods at the display, and highly recommend this option for the full experience. There will be covered seating where you can enjoy a great meal.

You can also enjoy room service or take-out from our Garden View Restaurant. In addition, downtown Silverton has great restaurants – visit the Chamber of Commerce website for a full list.