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WildWoods: AGLOW

Select Evenings: Nov. 17, 2022 - March 5, 2023*

Journey into the magnificent, sometimes hidden worlds of nature in Fernbank's outdoor, nighttime experience, WildWoods: AGLOW.

Inspired by the native flora and fauna that thrive in the 10 acres of featured woodlands, and unlike anything else in Atlanta, this multi-sensory experience reveals the wonder of nature and wildlife through an immersive blend of the real environment and glowing displays.

Using captivating illumination, immersive projections and an original musical composition to curate an innovative approach to storytelling, WildWoods: AGLOW beckons guests into a nighttime wonderland of biodiversity that inspires awe and curiosity for guests of all ages. See roots magically spread into towering trees, witness oversized seeds emanate with interactive light, behold nocturnal animals that come alive in the night, engage with larger-than-life glowing mushrooms and more.

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WildWoods: AGLOW + Fernbank After Dark tickets (ages 21+ only) are available on the Fernbank After Dark page.

*Availability, prices and times vary by date.

WildWoods: AGLOW Highlights

  • Walk among a dramatic hillside of blooming wildflowers, highlighted by a larger-than-life columbine blossom
  • Encounter nocturnal animals that thrive in WildWoods through motion-activated projections
  • Engage with towering mushrooms that communicate to create a forest symphony
  • Experience a vast but hidden network of underground roots as they grow into a forest of trees

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Helpful Info:

Availability, hours and prices vary by date. Ticket prices range from $20.95-$39.95.

  • This is an all-ages experience, except on dates when WildWoods: AGLOW coincides with Fernbank After Dark (Ages 21 and over on Dec. 9, 2022; Jan. 13, 2023; Feb. 10, 2023)
  • WildWoods: AGLOW is offered rain or shine. Tickets are nonrefundable and must be purchased in advance. Tickets purchased online are offered at a lower price. Member tickets are discounted when purchased online.
  • Stop by the MUSEUM STORE on Entry Level for a selection of rain gear, cozy hats, sweatshirts and more.
  • WildWoods: AGLOW Frequently Asked Questions

Please use ride share or carpool. Onsite parking is limited and is not guaranteed to be available.


Please note:

Access to museum exhibits and films will not be available. WildWoods: AGLOW is an outdoor seasonal experience with separate tickets.

Terrain includes boardwalk/deck, mulched walkways, concrete, pea gravel and stairs (stairs can be bypassed for guests with mobility considerations).  All pathways are ADA-accessible, but we recommend guests dress for outdoor conditions.

Visit the AGLOW LOUNGE in the Great Hall for cocktails, non-alcoholic drinks, warm beverages, snacks and music.

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