Gardens Aglow
Advance tickets required

Meet nature’s protectors:
Guardians of the Seeds

Membership is fun
for the whole family.

Enjoy Gardens Aglow from the warmth of your own vehicle.

Gardens Aglow

Nov. 20-Jan. 1 | 4:30-8:30 p.m.
Thursday through Sunday
$40 per nonmember car, $30 per member car

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.

Drive safely

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

Arrive on time

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

Regular Season, May 1-October 17



May 1-October 17
Open daily

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Gardens is open rain or shine.


Adults: $22
Seniors & Veterans: $18
Children (3-17): $10
Children under 3: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 children): $55
Members are free. Discover more ways to save.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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

Make an impact.

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


Gardens Aglow

November 20-January 1

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, May 1 through October 17? Plan your visit with us.