Enter to Win Tickets to Moonlight in the Garden at JC Raulston Arboretum
Don't miss this once-a-year chance to see the illuminated botanical gardens and arboretum at night
PHOTOS COURTESY OF JC RAULSTON ARBORETUM AT NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
For seven-nights in November, the magical lighting exhibition "Moonlight in the Garden" will illuminate and showcase JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University. "Moonlight in the Garden" is a huge lighting exhibition, using over 5 miles of cable powered by 20 transformers, to showcase the botanical gardens and Arboretum at night. Keep reading to find out how you can enter to win four tickets to this dazzling event.
Along with the colorful and festive lighting exhibition, "Moonlight in the Garden" is a chance to welcome the fall season to North Carolina with food trucks, live music, hot cider, marshmallow roasting and more.
Tickets are limited and online advance reservations are recommended. Dates for the exhibit are Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 8-10, 6–9 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 15-17, 6-9 p.m.; however, Nov. 9, 10 and 17 are already sold out.
There's also a preview night on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7-9 p.m. with live music and food. The Preview Night is the only evening when you can stroll the garden with a glass of wine or beer in hand. Carolina Brewing Company is brewing a beer especially for this magical evening. Advance tickets are required.
Advance tickets are $10 for college students and members of the arboretum, $20 for nonmembers, and $5 for children under age 12. Prices are $5 higher at the gate, if available, except for children under age 12. Proceeds from Moonlight in the Garden will benefit daily, free operations of the JC Raulston Arboretum 365 days of the year.
JC Raulston Arboretum is located at 4415 Beryl Road in Raleigh. Beryl Road is accessible from Hillsborough Street, across from Meredith College; Beryl Road is also accessible from Blue Ridge Road over the railroad tracks across from the State Fairgrounds.
Want a chance to win four tickets to this popular event? Enter below! We'll announce a winner Nov. 8, 2018. Good luck!
Nov. 8 update: Congratulations to our winner, Sharon Sharpe of Clayton! Thanks to all who participated.