We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bellevue Botanical Garden

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Review Highlights
Garden Christmas Lights

Saw the lights on a Friday night right when it opened to avoid large crowds, parking issues, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
keajen
via mobile
Christmas Lights

We loved Christmas lights that was adorned the Botanical Garden. It was beautiful and unique and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tracey9998
Read all 601 reviews
390
All photos (390)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“light show”(24 reviews)
About
The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. The living collections showcase plants that thrive in the Pacific Northwest. Our demonstration of good garden...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005-3522
Website
+1 425-452-2750
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (601)
Filter reviews
587 results
Traveller rating
402
161
19
4
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
402
161
19
4
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews suspension bridge christmas lights light show holiday lights beautiful flowers coffee shop native plants in december year round holiday season hidden gem hill park an oasis get away all ages pacific northwest nice walk
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 587 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saw the lights on a Friday night right when it opened to avoid large crowds, parking issues, and lines. Adults pay and children under 10 are free. It was beautiful and enjoyable for $5. The details they put into creating the displays is amazing. Banana...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank keajen
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved Christmas lights that was adorned the Botanical Garden. It was beautiful and unique and the whole family enjoyed it. 2 concerns is, the path is not really handicap assessable so I was planning on bringing my grandmother but I don't think it will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracey9998
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Garden d'Lights was a most fantastic experience this year - we haven't been able to come for a few years, and were happy to be able to go. It is very well organized and easy to find your way. The new café area was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So gorgeous. You can’t understand unless you’ve seen it for yourself. It’s like a wonderland of lights. Many of the flowers made of lights are recognizable: delphiniums; daisies; hollyhocks; lupines. Keep your eyes open for odd little details that are snuck in: creatures made of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lauramY4987YZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time my husband and I have gone to see the Garden d’Lights. It was a beautiful evening so we walked through several times. I had visited the Butchart Garden last December which was spectacular but Bellevue has done a spectacular job...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and her family took me to the opening night of the D'lights show. Before you enter you are given a list of critters (insects, birds, animals) that you have to search for. So it was like an "I Spy" game for her. Opening...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Washdc_mom1085
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a magical evening viewing the amazing lights. There was a gingerbread village, coffee and cocoa stand. Every year they added more lights

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely autumn stroll through the gardens. Super peaceful with beautiful foliage with all autumn colours. Highly recommended for a few hours escape into the nature. Easily accessible and fun for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ioana_TravelFYI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great city escape, expansive property with Pacific Northwestern plants, impressive Japanese Garden, Suspension Bridge and walking trails. Pretty all times of the year, even in the rain. Will be back in December for the lights.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Go57504
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Title says it all! Close to downtown. Been here many times usually for the lights but well kept and very accessible.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Freedom829495
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Hampton Inn & Suites Bellevue Downtown-Seattle
551 reviews
.66 km away
Extended Stay America - Seattle - Bellevue - Downtown
170 reviews
.72 km away
Hilton Bellevue
1,347 reviews
.82 km away
Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
633 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 635 nearby restaurants
The Pumphouse Bar & Grill
75 reviews
.96 km away
Uwajimaya
45 reviews
.74 km away
Chick-fil-A
84 reviews
.98 km away
Pho Ever
37 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 78 nearby attractions
Kelsey Creek Park & Farm
79 reviews
.72 km away
Meydenbauer Center
63 reviews
1.20 km away
Wilburton Hill Park
15 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
richardoD3313TE
21 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from A3386FOclaudiab | Reviewed this property |
5$ to park and 5$ each for people over age 10. kids are free.
0
Votes
nickhedman
26 February 2016|
AnswerShow all 13 answers
Response from geraldhover | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes indeed.
0
Votes