Though causation cannot be proven, a strong correlation exists between those who preach that the brightest light comes from within and those who find themselves lost inside a volcanic cave for 72 hours. Externally illuminate with today's Groupon: for $9, you get two tickets to Luminaria at the Devonian Botanic Garden, a property of the University of Alberta. The event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 11, and Sunday, December 12. Originally launched in 2000 to pay reverence to the millennium, Luminaria's popularity continues to grow due to the peaceful and festive nature of the event. Thousands of candles set the paths of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden aglow, inviting visitors to saunter or inconspicuously slither around as insides warm with apple cider and ears applaud the sounds of seasonal a cappella singers. The Crafters Workshop also features handmade natural gifts and trinkets, making ideal holiday presents for the kids and wood nymphs in your life.
Examiner.com featured Luminaria.
15 minutes outside Edmonton
Between Twp Rd. 512A and 513A
15 minutes outside Edmonton, Alberta T7Y 1C5Get Directions