The Amarillo Botanical Gardens is a beautiful place in Amarillo.  However, it turns into a magical place during the holidays with their Christmas in the Gardens.

I had to opportunity to take someone very close to me to the Amarillo Botanical Gardens' Christmas in the Garden for the very first time recently.   I realized it doesn't matter how young or old you are, seeing the Gardens at Christmas is a magical experience.   Just watching their face light up the minute they walk through the gate or the moment they see the amphitheater all lit up.  Their first time walking into the tropical garden and seeing the star and the waterfall and hearing "oh my gosh they have ducks."  It's a memorable moment.  I even experience something new this year walking out the door of the Tropical Gardens and seeing it snow, even though it's till 50 degrees outside.

Oh, and when they saw Santa, the grin that fell across their face was priceless.  It's a magical place and it is definitely Santa's Mini Wonderland.

It's a place full of wonderful photo opportunities, in front of the waterfall, in the Meditation Garden, the sitting tree covered in blue lights and who could forget the light tunnel.   Oh, yeah, and Santa, you have to get your picture with Santa.

If it's been awhile since you have been to the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, don't forget to take your family especially those who have never been to Christmas in the Gardens to experience the magic of the holidays.

If you can't make it out this season, hopefully, you'll enjoy the pictures I took on our journey through Christmas in the Gardens.

Amarillo Botanical Garden's Christmas in The Garden

Christmas time something magical happens at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens, over a million lights decorate the grounds of this majestic place.

Every year they open the gates over the holidays and thousands of people come through to see this magical holiday world.

If you have never experienced the Amarillo Botanical Gardens' Christmas in the Gardens, you are missing a magical Christmas experience complete with Santa Claus.

We'll give you a sneak peek and a tour of Christmas in the Gardens.