A Tropical 4th of July Celebration at Selby Gardens


(Sarasota, FL, June 11, 2010): Live music by Yesterdaze will highlight Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ popular Tropical Fourth of July Celebration, Sunday evening, July 4th on the Gardens’ beautiful bayfront grounds. 

 Festivities start at 6:00 p.m.  Children’s games will take place on the south lawn along with face painting.  Prizes will be awarded for the best patriotic attire.  The evening will culminate at nightfall in a spectacular community fireworks display along the bayfront.

 All-American cookout fare, beer, wine, soda and water will also be available for purchase.  No food, beverages or coolers are allowed into the Gardens for this special holiday event. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. 

 Tickets are $15.00 for Selby Gardens’ members, $18.00 for non-members and children 11 and under are admitted free. Tickets available for purchase online at www.selby.org on June 15, or visit the Selby Gardens’ Welcome Center at 900 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, Florida from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Tickets are non-refundable, no rain date.  In case of rain, tickets may used for future admission to the Gardens. Proceeds from this event help to further the mission of the Gardens.  For further information contact 366.5731, extension 241.  SRQ Media Group, WUSF and Comcast are sponsors of this event.