A holiday tradition for more than 40 years, see Lilly House all dressed up for the season as a part of Winterlights at Lilly House. Upon entering the mansion, guests will discover a stunning array of winter bulbs and floral arrangements, from poinsettias and amaryllises to cyclamens and paper-whites. Senses will be awakened upon entering the front door with scents of pine, cedar, and spruce that waft from room to room. Decorated trees light each historic room and don't miss the amazing sight of the grand spiral staircase covered in garland and decor.
Don't forget to take advantage of the Holiday Lilly House Tour available Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2pm.
While out in The Garden, don’t hesitate—come in and tour Lilly House, the mansion home of J.K. Lilly Jr, the late Indianapolis businessman, collector, and philanthropist. As you move room to room inside this historic home, marvel at the décor, all carefully maintained as if the Lilly family still lives there. Lilly House has been restored to its 1930s glory and sits on a magnificent 26-acre estate surrounded by lovely gardens. Floor 2 hosts a variety of exhibitions ranging from porcelain to photography and in the garage don’t miss the 1910's to the 1950's era car, meticulously maintained and preserved. By the time you wander back into the open air, you’ll feel like you’ve taken a trip to early 20th century America.