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Frost: An Ice-Capped Garden Experience opens November 18 at Cleveland Botanical Garden

Get ready, northeast Ohio’s newest winter show is opening this November at the Cleveland Botanical Garden and it is going to be cool.  

Frost: An Ice-Capped Garden Experience will completely transform indoor and outdoor gardens creating an ethereal wonderland of towering ice arches, dazzling light installations, a tunnel of flowers, larger-than-life animals, more than 500 poinsettias, seasonal soundscapes and much more to create a completely immersive new world for the holiday season.

Frost will open to the public on Saturday, November 18 and run through Sunday, December 31.

Frost invites you to explore a dozen different themes including Jingle Jungle, Solstice Stroll, and Lake Effect Lodge while Icicle Alleys connect the entire wonderland experience.  Then enter Blizzard Ballroom, a winter storm of lights and weather before moving to the Frost Portal — a tunnel of illuminated flowers that leads to the Realm of the Winter Spirit, an enchanting world glistening with ice.

Kids can test out an icicle xylophone, weave through a tunnel of mirrors and frozen arches, roast marshmallows, listen to stories and enjoy a variety of wintry activities and interactive displays.

Special nighttime hours will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday until 9 pm.  Frost will incorporate classic favorites like the gingerbread house competition and evergreen trees decorated by local garden clubs. 

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 3.  Advance tickets are recommended at  Walk-up tickets will be available.  

Nonmembers Weekday

Adult $23 / Children (3–12) $16 Nonmembers Weekend 

Adult $26 / Children (3–12) $18.