Thanksgiving Plates

Thanksgiving Plates

Family Holiday Program

Sunday, November 19
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration opens Friday, October 6.

Paint the perfect set of decorative plates for your Thanksgiving table! Each set comes with one (1) ceramic 10″ dinner plate and one (1) ceramic 7″ side/dessert plate. Recommended for ages 3+ with caregiver participation. Program does not include tickets to the Dominion Energy Garden of Lights.


  • All participating children must have a paid, pre-registered ticket to attend the program.
  • All attending adults must have a registered ticket, including all free Member adult tickets.
  • This class will take place in a Baker Hall Visitor Center Classroom.
  • All tickets must be pre-registered. Walk-up tickets the day of the class or program will not be available.


Price for NBG Members: $12/child. NBG member adults may chaperone for free with a registered child. 

Price for Not-yet Members: $20/child and $16/adult. Tickets for class must be purchased for both children and adults and includes daytime admission to NBG. 

Adult tickets do not include a plate set. Adults who wish to participate must pay an additional $12 fee for the plate set or register their ticket(s) as a child ticket.

Today, September 22nd, 2023 the WOW Splash Pad is closed & public tram tours are canceled due to inclement weather.