Christmas at Kew Tickets

Festive illuminations lighting Kew after dark

Wednesday 18 Nov - Sunday 3 January

Follow the sparkling trail of over one million twinkling lights, illuminating heritage trees and buildings through the world-famous Kew Gardens. Get ready to enter an enchanting world of seasonal cheer and Christmas colour.

Start your booking by choosing your entry gate, based on whether you need pre-paid parking or not. Then follow the pages through to select your chosen date and entry time. Depending on the date you choose, off-peak or peak pricing will apply. The trail operates on timed admission between 4.20pm and 8pm. Gardens close at 10pm.

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Choose your entry gate

There are three entrances for Christmas at Kew:

  • Tickets for Main Entrance - Victoria Gate
    This is the main entrance and is best for everyone travelling by public transport.
    Local parking facility available from 18:40
  • Tickets for Lion Gate Entrance
    This is a new entrance for 2020 and is best for those coming from the Richmond area. It is around 15 minutes' walk from both Kew Gardens and Richmond stations.
    Local parking facility available from 18:40
  • Tickets with reserved parking - Brentford Gate
    Choose this option for tickets with pre-paid parking at Kew's Ferry Lane car park. Limited space only. Car parking must be pre-paid (£10) in advance when you purchase your trail ticket to guarantee your space. Please note there is a longer walk from the car park to the trail this year - please be prepared to add at least 10 minutes to your walking time each way.

Select a gate below to find all available dates and times.

Please be sure that you have chosen the right entry gate, date and time slot at the time of making your booking as Kew and See Tickets are not able to offer exchanges or refunds on incorrectly bought tickets, once they have been purchased. We are also not able to offer refunds/duplicates on unwanted/lost tickets.

If you are a Kew Member, please select the 'Kew Member' option below. You will need to enter your membership number in the promotional code box when prompted before purchasing tickets.


Victoria Gate, Kew Road
Parking available from 6.40pm

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Lion Gate, Kew Road
Parking available from 6.40pm

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Brentford Gate, Ferry Lane car park, off Kew Green

Buy tickets (SOLD OUT) Kew Member? Buy tickets here (SOLD OUT)

Trail pricing overview

Please refer to the following chart for an overview of this years event dates, times and pricing structure.

  • Off Peak
    Adults £19.50*
  • Peak
    Adults £24.50*
  • Event closed
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Nov 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Dec 30 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Jan 28 29 30 31 1 2 3

*Standard advance price. Family tickets available. Kew Members receive discounts.


Map of the gardens