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Special Events at Downtown Sarasota Campus

The Orchid Ball

The Orchid Ball

The Orchid Ball 2022: Because the NightCelebrating Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry, and Light.Sponsorship Opportunities$40,000 LEAD SPONSORSHIP Recognized ... Read More
Performances at the Point

Performances at the Point

Join us on select evenings for worldclass  performances by local performing arts organizations at our Historic Spanish Point campus. Food ... Read More
Sunset Music Series at the Point

Sunset Music Series at the Point

January 27 - SOLD OUT 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Join us on select Thursday evenings for casual sunset concerts featuring an ... Read More
Garden Music Series

Garden Music Series

The Garden Music Series at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is proud to present an eclectic variety of local and international ... Read More
Halloween at Selby Gardens

Halloween at Selby Gardens

Join us for Spooktacular, a playful, family-friendly Halloween inspired event. Activities include traditional, wholesome Halloween happenings like trick or treating ... Read More
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Floral Design Evenings

Join us for Floral Design at Selby Gardens, a hands-on date for you and your friends. Learn how to design ... Read More
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Lunch in the Gardens

Spring Lunch in the Gardens April 27, 2022, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Celebrity floral designer Kristen Griffith-VanderYacht will entertain ... Read More
Lights in Bloom®: An Open-air Holiday Light Show - SOLD OUT

Lights in Bloom®: An Open-air Holiday Light Show – SOLD OUT

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens lights up the holiday season with Lights in Bloom. More than two million lights illuminate the ... Read More
New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve

SOLD OUT December 317 p.m. to 1 a.mSarasota’s most sophisticated black tie New Year’s Eve experience includes private access to ... Read More
Garden to Plate Wine Dinner

Garden to Plate Wine Dinner

March 4, 2022, 6 to 9 p.m. A casually elegant, outdoor “garden to plate” dining experience on the Great Lawn ... Read More
July 4th - All-American Cookout

July 4th – All-American Cookout

CANCELLED July 4, 2020 Celebrate the 4th of July at beautiful Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.  Savor the the All-American favorites ... Read More
Splashin Saturdays

Splashin Saturdays

Splashin' Saturdays at Selby Gardens will not take place in 2021.Please refer back to this page for future dates in ... Read More
Orchid Evenings

Orchid Evenings

SOLD OUT November 9, 6 to 8 p.m. Evening viewing of The Orchid Show 2021 and special performance by the ... Read More
Brunches

Brunches

At this time Mother's Day and Easter Brunch have been cancelled. We look forward to resuming these brunch events when ... Read More
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Exhibition Keynote Lecture

We Dream A World, African American Landscape Painters of Mid-Century Florida, The Highwaymen presented by Radiah Harper, Guest Curator View this VIRTUAL ... Read More
Exhibition Evenings

Exhibition Evenings

To build a deeper understanding of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith: Flowers, Poetry, and Light, guests enjoy an evening at ... Read More

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