6PM to 9PM Fridays & Saturdays until January 31. (SEE DATE CHANGES BELOW)
Last entry to the garden is at 8:30PM
CLOSED NIGHTS: Nikka Yuko will be CLOSED on Friday, January 17 & 18 due to the weather! We have made the decision to open the garden on January 19 in lieu of this. Events scheduled on January 17 will be moved to January 19!  

    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 Fridays & Saturdays in January from 6-9PM each night, weather permitting. Last entry is always 8:30PM. (Other dates may be added, please see the full events calendar for upcoming open nights, special events, and other programming) 

    Tickets can be purchased at the Visitors Centre located prior to Nikka Yuko's main gates or skip the lines and purchase your tickets online below! The Visitors Centre takes cash, credit or debit cards. Concession inside the garden is cash only, there is no ATM on site, but concession items can also be purchased at the Visitor's Centre. 

    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. The pathways are all wheelchair and stroller accessible, please call ahead to reserve a wheelchair free of charge. We love all your furry friends, but only certified service animals are allowed inside Nikka Yuko at this time! 

    Winter Light Festival - Regular Admission
    Tickets can be used any open night at Nikka Yuko. 
    • 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
      Tickets can be used any open night at Nikka Yuko.

      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 and one regular beverage (coffee, tea, hot chocolate) and a 15-minute wagon ride around Henderson Lake) 
      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 may 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, 28, 31 and January 4, 19, and 25 between 6:30 and 8:30PM each night. Find the horses near the back gates of the garden, by the concession stand.

      Book your private event this season at the garden!

      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.