A driving tour of
magical light.

Gardens Aglow will light up the Boothbay peninsula for the
sixth year in a row, with one important change: this year it will
be a driving tour.

Plan Your Visit

Reserve online

Tickets must be purchased ahead of time online, and none will be sold on site. Make sure you have them in hand for your visit.

Arrive on time

Arrival times are every 15 minutes. Keeping to your ticketed time is essential for the success of your visit.

Drive safely

Vehicles must be under 9ft tall—no oversized vehicles, like limos or campers, are allowed. Follow the posted speed limit on site.

Gardens Aglow Tickets

Enjoy Gardens Aglow from the warmth of your own vehicle.

Nov. 21-Jan. 2 | 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Thursday through Sunday
$40 per nonmember car, $30 per member car

Make an impact.

Your support makes it possible for us to provide a place of beauty, learning, and connection to the natural world.


Regular Season, April-October


Regular season closed until April.

The Gardens are now closed except for our special event, Gardens Aglow.


For regular season only, April through October. Not valid for Gardens Aglow.

Adults: $20
Seniors & Veterans: $18
Children (3-17): $10
Children under 3: Free
Members: Free



Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

132 Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME, 04537
(207) 633-8000

Gardens Aglow

Nov. 21, 2020 – Jan. 2, 2021

Gardens Aglow

Maine’s largest light display is a go this year with one big difference – now, it’s a driving event. Learn more here and get tickets today.

Gardenshop: Now Online!

Gardenshop online has thousands of items to peruse as gifts for friends and family, and every purchase in our store is powerful: each sale directly supports our mission to inspire meaningful connections among people, plants, and nature.

Plan Your Visit

Want to learn more about visiting our acres of beautiful gardens in the regular season, April through October? Plan your visit with us.