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Boerner Botanical Gardens

9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
+1 414-525-5600
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China lights display

Very cool to see in person. We were told about this by a friend and also read about it in a State... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mitchell m
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Madison, Wisconsin
via mobile
China lights parking disaster.

Just left China Lights, which is a beautiful event, that would be worth the time. We drove over an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
shaylac49
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Rockford, Illinois
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These gardens, located in Whitnall Park, offer an outstanding variety of plants and flowers including significant collections of roses and perennials.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (17 reviews)
“nature areas” (2 reviews)
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9400 Boerner Dr, in Whitnall Park, Hales Corners, WI 53130-2273
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+1 414-525-5600

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very cool to see in person. We were told about this by a friend and also read about it in a State Journal column. Get there early! We waited in a long line (that moved fast) for both parking and entry. Worth the drive from...More

Thank mitchell m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just left China Lights, which is a beautiful event, that would be worth the time. We drove over an hour to see this and unfortunately the whole evening was overshadowed by the horrendous shuttle situation. Lots were packed full and over flowing with thousands of...More

Thank shaylac49
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was enchanted by this wonderful display of lights. There were also two stages where performers shared their musical and martial arts talents, and skill with spinning bowls and tops. I've visited Taiwan, and this exhibition took my mind back to Asia. Highly recommended.

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing festival - I felt like I was in China, so many exhibits, you keep walking and new lights are coming, they are huge. breath taking.

Thank Joanna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience! Beautiful! Unique! Well laid-out for foot traffic flow. Don't miss this special event, which will leave later this month.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting relatives in Milwaukee, we were advised to see this traveling display. It was very hot for late September (buggy at the remote parking but no bug issue at the event).The crowds were so thick that though the remote buses ran every 5 -...More

Thank tbergster
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the China Lights event this fall. It was beautiful weather and the event was very full. There are some things to note before attending. Definitely, pre-pay - it makes it easier overall. You will likely have to park a distance away and maybe...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely beautiful lantern displays! We went last year and again this year. They kept the Giant Dragon and Kylins display, the rest are all new displays. Definitely a must see attraction. Don't miss the Porcelain Tower display made out of plates, bowls and spoons -...More

1  Thank Betty C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

China Lights are so beautiful. Beautiful beyond words ~ you have to see it for yourself! Great for kids, grandma and grandpa!! This is a must see at the botanical garden.

Thank doreenbieser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited here before and it's always beautiful, but the China Lights display brings the Gardens to life in a whole new way under the cover of darkness. There's an energy and vibrance that feels unique. It does require an additional fee and there are...More

Thank brewcity77
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globaloutlook
4 April 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Yes i believe so...or you get multiple free visits with Friends of Boerner membership. It is in a free Milwaukee County Park however. It's Whitnall park. I don't work there so cannot tell you if my information is up to... More
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