Preview Night—Moonlight in the Garden
A Magical Lighting Exhibition with Our Friends from Southern Lights of Raleigh and the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc.
Friday, November 3, 2023–7:00 pm–9:30 pm
Be the first to experience Moonlight in the Garden this year! Only 500 tickets are available for this special night that offers a catered fall menu served with beer & wine. The gardens will be lit, the band playing and the bar open. Your senses will be delighted when the gates open on this crisp November evening.
Preview night is the perfect opportunity for our members and those who love the Arboretum to experience this popular fundraiser a little differently. For this evening only, food trucks are replaced with a seasonal catered menu and beer and wine is served. Enjoy delectable small plates with a glass of wine on the Great Lawn while listening to the band. Stroll the beautifully lit gardens, sip hot apple cider or roast marshmallows around the fire pits with your family and friends. We limited the number of tickets for this evening to slow the pace and give you plenty of room to fully enjoy the display and your after-dark experience. We look forward to seeing you there.
Be sure to check out the complete Moonlight in the Garden details, the event runs Thursday through Saturday only. Each crisp November evening is perfectly paired with live music, food trucks, fire pits, and marshmallows.
Proceeds from the Moonlight in the Garden will benefit daily operations of the JC Raulston Arboretum. Funds supporting Moonlight in the Garden and the JC Raulston Arboretum are collected and managed by the North Carolina Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit (tax ID 56-6049304).
Advance Tickets Only
Advance tickets are required. This is a catered event. No tickets will be sold at the gate for this preview evening. Tickets are limited to enhance your experience. Members may purchase tickets for themselves and their guests and enjoy early access. Members can arrive at 6:30 pm to enjoy the event and all it has to offer before the gates officially open at 7:00 pm. This will be the only evening where beer and wine will be served.
$95.00 per ticket.
JCRA Member Benefit: Members and their guests enjoy early event access and can arrive at 6:30 pm to enjoy the event and all it has to offer before the gates officially open at 7:00 pm. Join today. Members may purchase tickets for themselves and their guests and enjoy early access.
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- All ticket sales are final. Tickets are transferable. No refunds or exchanges will be given for tickets not used on designated date and time. This event is rain or shine.
- JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available along Beryl Road, and overflow parking is available at 4101 Beryl Road. Parking is limited, we recommend carpooling or using a ride share service.
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