Magic Awaits.
Gardens Aglow Now Open!

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Gardenshop is always open online.

Membership is fun
for the whole family.

Check out our current
adult education classes. 

Learn More About Gardens Aglow

Gardens Aglow

Nov. 18-Dec. 31 | 4-9 p.m.
Thursday through Sunday, plus select dates
(Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas Day)
Last orders for food at 8:30 p.m. in the Café

Adults: $19, Seniors (65+) & Veterans: $17, Children (3-17): $10, Family (2 adult/2 children): $48, Child under 3: free
Member Adult: $15, Member Child: $8

Reserve online

Tickets must be purchased ahead of time online, and none will be sold on-site. Make sure you have them in hand (or available on your phone!) for your visit.


Arrive on time

Ticketed arrival times are at 4:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Keeping to your ticketed time is essential for the success of your visit. The gate opens at 3:30 p.m., and we close promptly at 9 p.m.

Know Before You Go

Gardens Aglow is an outdoor, walking event. Weather conditions vary greatly along the Maine coast in the winter. Dress in layers and be aware of snowy and icy weather risks.
Please note that parking is limited; consider carpooling with family and friends.

You belong here.

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


Regular Season, May-October


May 1- October 22

Open daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Last admission at 4 p.m.
The Gardens is open rain or shine.

Admissions, May-October

Adults: $24
Seniors & Veterans: $20
Student (18+ with Student ID): $15
Children (3-17): $10
Children under 3: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 children): $56
Members are free.

Discover ways to save on admission.


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

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



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Guardians of the Seeds

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.