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Hours & Admission

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 18, The Grotto grounds and gardens will be closed through Dec. 16, due to a state and county mandate to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

During the closure, The Grotto Gift Shop will remain open. Gift Shop hours are 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily.

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Mass will be held daily in the Chapel of Mary for those who are pre=registered. The Chapel and grounds will close immediately after Mass each day.

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GIFT SHOP HOURS: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The Grotto’s Hours throughout the Year

December 31 – January 31

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Daily) – Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 4 pm.
Gift Shop and Visitor Center: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Daily)
Office: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

From February 1 through Last Day of Standard Time

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Daily) – Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 4:30 pm.
Gift Shop and Visitor Center: 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m. (Daily)
Office: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

First day of Daylight Savings Time through Day Before Mother’s Day

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Daily) – Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 5:30 pm.
Gift Shop and Visitor Center: 9 a.m. -6:30 p.m. (Daily)
Office: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Mother’s Day through Labor Day

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Daily) – Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 7:30 pm.
Gift Shop and Visitor Center: 9 a.m. -8:30 p.m. (Daily)
Office: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

Day after Labor Day through October 31

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Daily) – Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 5:30 pm.
Gift Shop and Visitor Center: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Daily)
Office: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

November 1 through the Day before Thanksgiving

Upper Gardens: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

(Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 4 p.m.)

Gift Shop 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Visitor Center: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Note: Thanksgiving Day The Grotto is closed.

Day after Thanksgiving through December 30

Grounds: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Admission to the Upper Level is sold until 4 p.m.

Gift Shop: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Note: The Grotto is closed on Christmas Day.