Gardens Aglow:
Stroll Through Gardens of Magical Light

Gardens Aglow:
November 19-December 31
Thurs.-Sun, plus select dates

Membership is fun
for the whole family.

The magic begins as darkness falls.

Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Thursday-Sunday, plus select dates

Join us to experience the brilliance of New England’s most beautiful light display! This year, the seasonal celebration returns to its roots as a walking event with a new, reimagined design and nearly 750,000 LED lights woven through 14 acres of central gardens.

You belong here.

Learn more about the Gardens’ commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.


Regular Season, May-October


Closed for the regular season. Join us for Gardens Aglow, Nov. 19-Dec. 31.

May 1-October 23
Open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Gardens is open rain or shine.

Admissions, May-October

Admission for the regular season, May-October.

Adults: $22
Seniors & Veterans: $18
Student (18+ with Student ID): $15
Children (3-17): $10
Children under 3: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 children): $55
Members are free.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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

Coming Up

Gardens Aglow

Guardians of the Seeds

This season, go all-in on an experience that will stick with you for the rest of your life. Hidden throughout our native, natural wooded areas, giant trolls wait to be unearthed. They’re friendly, but their message is something you’ll want to discover for yourself.


Gardenshop 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? Plan your visit with us.