Merry & Bright

November 21, 2015–January 3, 2016

Feel the spirit of the season surrounded by hundreds of poinsettias and seasonal foliage. Enjoy delightful entries in the annual gingerbread competition, a Paul Busse model garden railway and an array of family activities.

Select evenings feature live entertainment and festive lighting throughout the Conservatory. The Conservatory is open until 9pm on November 25, 27–29, December 2, 9, 16, 18–23, 26–31 and January 1 & 2. 

Central Ohio Watercolor Society Exhibit
A winter-themed exhibit of transparent watercolors celebrates the Central Ohio Watercolor Society's 50th anniversary. On display in the Cardinal Health Gallery.

Ninth Annual Gingerbread Competition
Start planning a gingerbread creation for this annual competition open to all ages. First, second and third place prizes are awarded in four categories: Youth, Teen, Adult and Family. Conservatory visitors vote for a Best in Show. Register by November 29. Download rules and registration form.