Spirits in the Gardens

  • Iowa State University, 1407 University Boulevard | Ames, IA 50011
  • Presented By: Reiman Gardens
  • Dates: October 21, 2022 - October 23, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Reiman Gardens
  • Phone: (515) 294-2710
  • Price: $15 Adult General Public $13 Adult Members & ISU Students $7 Youth (ages 2-12) Free for Youth under 2
  • Overview

    Friday, October 21, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Jack-O-Lantern Sneak Peek. Be the first to see the Jack-O-Lanterns at their freshest. No candy, shows or other entertainment on this night.

    Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Spirits in the Gardens Event Night

    5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    ISU SCUM - Chemistry Shows in the Garden Room; Simon Says in the Gardens; ISU Juggling and Unicycling Club outside the entrance; The ISU Cosplay Club at the candy slides

    5:00 - 9:00 p.m. - See amazing Jack-O-Lanterns, Hollusion hologram projections (best after sunset), glowing orbs, and the Sycamore Falls lighted tower.  Visit our Candy Factory on the Events Plaza to collect treats and non-candy items from our whimsical candy slides. Treats will be available all evening! A local community group will be selling prepackaged snacks and warm drinks as a fundraiser near Lake Helen.

    Timed tickets will be for a specific day and entry time window; daily capacity will be limited. Buy your tickets early, as popular time slots sell out quickly! Tickets must be purchased online and not in person or over the phone. Tickets are not refundable, but can be given to someone else for the same date, time and price category. Last entry is 9:00 p.m. Event will take place rain, snow or shine.