PLAN YOUR VISIT

VISITING HOURS

Tuesday*, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Nights open until 11:00 pm, May 24 – November 10, 2013
*LIGHT is NOT open Tuesday, October 22

Closing Week**: Sunday, November 3 – Sunday, November 10
**Open EVERY Night until 11 pm!

*Visit cheekwood.org for Cheekwood's full hours of operation and general admission prices
Admission Tickets can be purchased in advance online by clicking here to avoid longer lines once you arrive.

 

Food & Drink

Pineapple Room Friday Night LIGHT Dinner Menu
Dining is available in the Pineapple Room Restaurant on Friday evenings (Reservations highly recommended by calling 615.352.4859).

Pineapple Room Express
Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights at 6pm (The Bar inside the Restaurant and Restaurant Dining begin at 5pm on Fridays)

LIGHT Garden Bars
Open Thursday and Friday nights at 7pm
Please note outside alcohol is not permitted.

 

First Tennessee Fridays

Friday evenings will be even more magical during the exhibition as musical acts throughout Cheekwood will supply an eclectic Music City soundtrack to Munro’s LIGHT. Join us for an evening experience of music, art, food and fun.

  • LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood on display
  • Live Music in several locations in the Garden
  • Specialty Cocktails
  • Cash Bars throughout the Grounds and Museum
  • Dining in the Pineapple Room (reservations recommended, call 615.352.4859)
  • Open until 11 pm!
 

HELPFUL VISITING TIPS

Here are a few tips to help plan your visit:

  1. Admission Tickets can be purchased in advance online by clicking here to avoid longer lines once you arrive.
  2. Plan to arrive at Cheekwood well before sunset to enjoy the Gardens by day and by night. Allow for at least 30 minutes arrival time.
  3. Please note outside alcohol is not permitted.
  4. Onsite Parking is $3. Remote parking is used if needed. Complimentary transportation from remote parking area to Cheekwood is provided.
  5. If you have a group of 15 or more, please contact 615.353.9827 for more details.
  6. Please do not cross barriers or touch the artwork, especially around the Field of Light and Light Reservation.
  7. The Pineapple Room is open for dinner every Friday night beginning at 5 pm. Click here to see the menu. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made by calling 615.352.4859.
  8. LIGHT is a rain or shine, indoor and outdoor experience.
  9. A limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first served basis in the Visitor Center. Shuttle service is limited.
  10. Due to varying terrain and pathway surfaces, some areas of the LIGHT installations are accessible by foot only.
  11. Look for our docents or staff members if you need assistance or just have a question about the Gardens, Museum, or the exhibition!
  12. Stop by the Visitor Services Center for additional assistance.

Click here for directions

 

TICKETS

Nighttime Admission Prices

4:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Tuesday*, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Closing Week**: Sunday, November 3 – Sunday, November 10

Adults: $15
Seniors (65 +): $12
College Students w/ ID: $8
Youth (3 - 17): $8
Cheekwood members: $5
2 and Under and Cheekwood members’ children: FREE
Parking: $3

*LIGHT is NOT open Tuesday, October 22
**Open EVERY Night until 11 pm!

MILITARY DISCOUNT - 50% off gate admission for active military personnel and their immediate families. Must show current active military ID.

GROUP TOURS

15+ with advance reservations by calling 615.353.9827: $12

TICKET PACKAGES

Click here for more information about purchasing a hotel and ticket package.