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On the longest night of the year, ring in the Winter Solstice and celebrate. Enjoy a path of twinkling luminaries, live music on the Terrace with The Byrne Bros., and Carillonneur Geert D’hollander will present a Moonlight Recital with sacred hymns.

Event Date & Time

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


Oval Lawn and Tower


Free for members / Free with Admission for non-members
No registration required

Schedule of Events

5-8 pm Luminaries in the Gardens
5-7 pm The Byrne Bros live on the Terrace
7-7:30 pm Geert D’hollander presents a Moonlight Recital with Sacred Hymns

The Byrne Brothers are a multi award winning family band and Irish dancers from Dublin and one of the biggest names in traditional Irish music today. They are Luca (18) on Accordion, Finn (16) on Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar, Dempsey (12) on Bodhran & Whistle, and Dad, Tommy on Uilleann Pipes, Bagpipes, Fiddle and Guitar. All County Champions on their instruments and Ulster Champion Irish Dancers.

Chef Matt’s Dinner Special is Sold Out, but the Cafe will still be open until 7:00 p.m. with it’s regular menu.


Please Note:

Ticket price includes general admission to the Gardens. Tickets are available for purchase at www.boktower.org, in person at the Visitor Center or by phone at 863-734-1222. All programs and classes promptly begin at stated time and visitors are encouraged to arrive at least 10 minutes before class begins for check-in. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the class start time. Culinary events are demonstration based and late arrivals may not be accommodated. For classes held after 5 pm, the entrance gate will stay open for an additional 30 minutes after the start time. Once the gate closes, late arrivals will not be admitted. Due to the nature of culinary events held at the Outdoor Kitchen, Bok Tower Garden may attempt, but cannot guarantee, to accommodate food allergies. Dogs are not permitted at any educational program.