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Where Inspiration Glows

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November 18, 2023 - January 7, 2024

'Tis the season to make special memories, bask in the vibrant landscape, and spend time together. Step into the magic of the House decked in Holiday cheer and explore the winter Garden, where inspiration glows.

Members receive 20% off general admission all season. Click here to learn more about Membership benefits.

Make it Merry & Bright

Santa Days

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Select days in December

Santa flies to Filoli for Santa Days in December. Snap a photo with him on his magical golden throne, and enjoy a daytime stroll through the winter blooms.

Sensory Early Hours are sold out
Would a member of your family like early access due to sensory sensitivities? Email for more information.

Private Firepit Experience

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Available daily on the Dining Room Terrace
Seatings at 3pm, 5pm, & 7pm

Cozy up under the glow of the Dining Room Terrace with your own private bar and unlimited beverages! Soak up the winter evening with your friends and family with special services in a magical setting.

Fire Pits include:

  • $750 for up to 8 guests ($75 per additional guest)
  • Max capacity 16 guests
  • Reserved space with 2 firepits, seating, a private bar, and a tented area
  • Bottomless beverages
    • Mulled Wine
    • Hot Whiskey Cider
    • McBride Sisters Collection Chardonnay
    • Black Girl Magic Red Blend

Toast to the Season

Enchanted Elegance: Holiday Tea in the Garden House

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Mondays, Tuesdays, & Fridays
11:00am & 1:30pm

Welcome to the enchanting world of Filoli’s Garden House, where elegance meets nature in a harmonious embrace. Tuck into an array of finger sandwiches, scones, and patisseries while sipping tea and champagne in an exclusive setting. 

Be the first to learn about Spring Teas! Email to inquire.

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Gilded Guide: Tour with the Curator

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Wednesdays at 11am

Discover the stories that bring the House to life, glimpse into the meticulous preparations and behind-the-scenes areas that transform this already magical estate into a holiday wonderland, and toast the event with champagne and a sweet treat to take home. 

Guided by our Curator and Director of Museum Collections, you’ll venture through each festooned room and upstairs to see where the magic happens.

Unleash Inspiration

Flora Party: Holiday Wreaths

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Select time and days in November and December

Enjoy a festive afternoon with friends and flora at Filoli. Make memories and unleash your creativity as you design your own Holiday wreath.

Email to be added to the waitlist.

$150 seat includes:

  • Instruction from Filoli staff
  • Daytime admission to Holidays at Filoli
  • All supplies needed to create a beautiful holiday wreath
  • Mulled wine, sparkling wine, and hot cider
  • A festive holiday treat
  • And just for Filoli Members - a unique Filoli gift

Hair of the Dog Hike

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January 1, 2024

Rejuvenate and welcome new beginnings with the hair of the dog cure for your New Years Eve ailments! Start your hike at the trail entrance with a splash of sparkling, take a break for mid-way mimosas at Red’s Barn, and wrap up with a build-your-own Bloody Mary Bar by the pool. 

Take it at your own pace with this self guided experience, and find us along the way for directions, learning experiences, and—of course—drinks!

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Rentals & Private Events

Holiday Season Exclusive Venues

Ballroom Terrace

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Simplify your holiday parties with this fabulous newly renovated space at the intersection of a glittering historic Garden, gilded-age mansion, and acres of pristine natural lands.

Meeting Room

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A meeting room like no other, this space meets all of your event needs in a cozy indoor location perfect for a celebratory luncheon or a company cocktail party.

Cottage Patio

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Find your secret garden tucked into the tranquil courtyard of the Cottage Patio. This magically illuminated and intimate space makes gathering easy.

Shopping & Dining

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Clock Tower Shop
10am-9pm Daily

Stocked with a wide variety of beautiful, unique items and delicious treats perfect for gift giving.

Quail Café
10am-8:30pm Daily

Serving a seasonal menu of hearty soups and stews, quiches, salads, and sandwiches.

Holiday Chalets
11am-9pm Daily

Cozy up to a firepit on the Woodland Court and stop by the bar for holiday libations from mulled wine to whiskey-cider and kid-friendly treats like hot chocolate.

What's Glowing

What to bring
Filoli Illustrations Sky Shoes

comfortable shoes

Filoli Illustrations Sky Water


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Personal photography within our photography guidelines is welcome! Please note that wedding photography is not permitted at Filoli.

What to leave behind
Filoli Illustrations Sky Smoke

no smoking

Filoli Illustrations Sky Dog

no pets

Filoli Illustrations Sky Sport

no sports equipment

Filoli Illustrations Sky Drone

no drones

Visiting Guidelines

  • The House and Garden are open 10am-9pm
  • The Estate Trail is open until 4:30pm
  • Filoli closes promptly at 9pm
  • The Café is open from 10am-8:30pm daily
  • Visitors are welcome to take personal photography within these guidelines
  • Holidays at Filoli tickets are nonrefundable. Tickets can be rescheduled for a $10 per ticket fee, based on availability
  • Start your visit by checking in at the outdoor admission kiosk
  • Download or print Filoli's map if you'd like to reference it during your visit, or pick up a map when you check in
  • Balloons, props, outfit changes, wedding photography and large photo equipment are not permitted
  • Picnics are allowed only in the picnic area