15 Dec
December 15, 2014

Today is the LAST day to Vote! Help Callaway Gardens’ Fantasy In Lights finish strong!  Please vote on every computer, laptop or smart phone! Click this link: 

And, please share! Thank you!

2014 Ornament Available for Purchase at the Chrismtas Village

08 Dec
December 8, 2014

One of our favorite Fantasy In Lights scenes is “March of the Toy Soldiers.” Now, guests in our Christmas Village can purchase a Christmas ornament inspired by the special frames in that scene and designed to tug the heart strings on Christmas mornings for years to come!  The attached picture shows the different sides of the 2014 ornament.  For information on Fantasy in Lights, click here.


03 Dec
December 3, 2014

The Clydesdales are coming to Callaway Gardens! This Sunday, Dec. 7, see these beautiful creatures near the Fantasy In Lights Christmas Village from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Make some Christmas memories! No admission to access this event in the Fantasy In Lights area.

Bring the Children to “Story Time with Mrs. Claus”

01 Dec
December 1, 2014

Join Santa’s lovely bride for a fun hour of storytelling and cupcake decorating! Children also will make a bag of reindeer food to take home for Rudolph’s Christmas Eve visit. This event is designed for children ages 12 and younger, and at least one accompanying adult.

“Story Time with Mrs. Claus” is available every Saturday and Sunday beginning Nov. 22 through Dec. 21, 2014.  There are two Saturday sessions to choose from:  1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and one Sunday session at 1 p.m.

The cost is $11 per person ages 2 and older. Taxes and service fees are additional. Reservations are required for each person attending.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Ages 2 and younger are admitted for free but require a “free child’s ticket” when placing the order.

Father Christmas, a.k.a. Santa, is available nightly for photos, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. inside the Fantasy In Lights Christmas Village Nov. 21 through Dec. 24, though he may take a break during the evening.  No admission or ticket is required to access the Christmas Village, which also features shopping and dining.

For details and reservations, call 800.852.3810 or visit  Overnight packages are a great way to turn this experience into a holiday getaway.

VOTE for Fantasy In Lights as a 10Best USA Today Light Display

01 Dec
December 1, 2014

USA Today recently notified Callaway Gardens that Fantasy In Lights® is in the running for their 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award in the “Best Public Lights Display” category.

To vote for “Fantasy In Lights – Callaway Gardens”  CLICK HERE or visit

“There’s stiff competition,” said Edward Callaway, chairman of the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, the parent organization of the non-profit Callaway Gardens. “We hope that everyone will vote every day until the deadline, and ask their friends and family to do the same.”  You can vote every day, on every device.

Voting for the USA Today Readers’ Choice Award ends Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at midnight.

Fantasy In Lights is available nightly through Dec. 30, 2014.  Overnight packages and tickets are available at or call 855-421-4199.  Advance ticket purchases are recommended.

Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner this Year … Leave the Cooking to Us

03 Nov
November 3, 2014

Hi, I’m Michael Gonzalez, the Executive Chef here at Callaway Gardens. Thanksgiving is a little more than 3 weeks away and if you haven’t treated yourself to taking a break from all the cooking and preparations and let someone else (like our culinary team) take care of everything, maybe this year’s the one! Check out all the amazing options you have for a Thanksgiving feast here at Callaway Gardens.  CLICK HERE for menus, reservation information and more.

Free Admission on November 6 to Remember Gardens’ Founder Cason J. Callaway

03 Nov
November 3, 2014

To pay homage to its founder, Callaway Gardens will admit all guests for free on Cason J. Callaway’s birthday, Thursday, November 6, 2014.

To mark the occasion, guests can enjoy an organ concert from Noon to 4 p.m. at the Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel.

Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  For additional information, call 800.463.6990 or visit

Callaway Gardens Named a Readers’ Choice Award-Winner by Convention South Magazine Readers

03 Nov
November 3, 2014

Meet at award winning locations … like Callaway Gardens. Convention South just announced their 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards and – for at least the last five years running – Callaway Gardens is voted in again. To plan your site today, call 1-800-543-7121 or CLICK HERE.

Now is the Time to Plant Shrubs and Trees! Fall Plant Sale Now in Progress

21 Oct
October 21, 2014

Now is the time to plant shrubs and trees … as well as add some pops of color with beautiful chrysanthemums. Stop by the Fall Plant Sale at Callaway Gardens’ Sibley Horticultural Center and stock up soon. Support a great cause and have your yard looking fantastic! Through November 9, or while supplies last.

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Walk Through Fantasy In Lights to Benefit Healthier Babies with March of Dimes Night Walk – Sun., Nov. 23

20 Oct
October 20, 2014

For the 22nd year, guests have the option to walk through the world-famous Fantasy In Lights on Sunday, Nov. 23.  Everyone may want to bring a flashlight to illuminate the walk for themselves on the roadway between scenes.  It is a fun and healthy way to see the lights.  Most guests still come back to see by vehicle or Jolly trolley as well.  All fun traditions and great memory-making experiences.

To make your advance reservation today, CLICK HERE or call 855.421.4199.

Add a room to make it an overnight getaway CLICK HERE.

For more information about Fantasy In Lights, visit CLICK HERE.

Merry Christmas from Callaway Gardens!

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