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Lights in Bloom®


Lights in Bloom® 2023


Thank you to everyone who attended Lights in Bloom! Stay tuned for 2024 dates!


Lights in Bloom® features more than two million lights illuminating the gardens and walkways of our Downtown Sarasota campus.

Step into a tropical winter wonderland at our Downtown Sarasota campus featuring more than two million lights, festive photo opportunities, activities & entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Lights in Bloom® is proudly ranked #6 in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for Best Botanical Garden Holiday Lights in the country.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

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Admission Pricing

Early Entry Tickets (5:30 p.m.): $40 for non-members, $35 for members, $20 for children 5-17, free for children 4 and under.

General Admission tickets (6:30 p.m.): $30 for non-members, $25 for members, $15 for children 5-17, free for children 4 and under.

A limited number of parking vouchers for on-site parking each night may be purchased for an additional $20 at the time of your online ticket purchase. See below for further important information on parking for this year’s light show.

Ticket Information

Only tickets purchased through our website or in our Welcome Center are valid for entry. Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged. We cannot guarantee walk-up admission will be available.

All sales are final. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Lights in Bloom® is a rain or shine event. In the event of hazardous weather, Selby Gardens may cancel an evening of Lights in Bloom®. In this event, all ticket holders will be notified via email by 3 p.m.

Parking Information

A limited number of on-site parking vouchers are available for each night of Lights in Bloom® and may be purchased along with your tickets, while supplies last. Only guests who purchased a parking voucher will be permitted to park on site.

Free parking nearby with trolley service to and from our Downtown Sarasota campus will be available.

In addition, several options for off-site parking, both on-street, and in parking lots, will be available within a short walk of our campus.

Parking vouchers will only be available to All-Inclusive ticket holders on December 23, 2023.