The gardens include a bridal garden, a conservatory, a great lawn, a nature walk, an Oriental garden, a rose garden, a chapel, the Mermaid Pool, Mirror Lake, an observation tower, and a river pavilion where river cruises are provided on the “Southern Belle” and the “Kingfisher” (seasonal).
The home was completed in 1935, encompasses 10,500 square feet and features hand-made brick salvaged in Mobile from the 1852 birthplace of Alva Smith Vanderbilt Belmont “Magic Christmas In Lights” at Bellingrath Gardens celebrates the Christmas season (the Friday after Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve) with a display of over 3 million lights.
Admission Fee: $21 for gardens and home or $13 for gardens only.
Reduced entrance fee for children 5-12 years of age.
Hours: Open daily from 8am to 5pm. Closed major holidays.