Hours
6PM to 9PM Thursday to Saturdays. 
Last entry to the garden is at 8:30PM

    Admission
    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
    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, 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, a Matcha Maple cookie, and a 1 to 1.5-hour ride around the city. The bus will pick up guests at 7:15PM SHARP and drop off in the parking lot outside of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden before 9PM. Please plan to be at the garden prior to 7:15PM to ensure you have time to enjoy the lights before getting on the bus!
      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!

      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.