Selby Gardens Celebrates Children and Families for the Holidays

Selby Celebrates Children and Families for the Holidays - December 2013 

This holiday season, Selby Gardens offers even MORE reasons to spend quality-time together in the Gardens.  In addition to the ever-popular *Lights in Bloom wonderland of illumination that opens December 20, Kids Corner and Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden will be brimming with fun, interactive games, crafts and programs! All scheduled activities are available* from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm daily unless otherwise indicated. 

 

 

The annual *Lights in Bloom celebration transforms the gardens’ into a nighttime tropical wonderland with brilliant custom-made botanical and holiday-themed light displays, live entertainment and delicious grilled entrees to include “Merry Meals” for kids, Dec. 20-23 and 26-30 from 6-9pm!

 


Friday, December 20 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 

Santa & his Elves join the Lights in Bloom celebration (6-9pm)  


 

Saturday, December 21 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 

Santa & his Elves join the Lights in Bloom celebration (6-9pm) 


 

Sunday, December 22 

Hands-on science in the treetop field research station (morning) 

Live Music – Cello jam (afternoon) 

Santa & his Elves join the Lights in Bloom celebration (6-9pm) 


 

Monday, December 23 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 

Santa & his Elves join the Lights in Bloom celebration (6-9pm) 


 

Tuesday, December 24 (Gardens close at 3:00 pm) 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 


 

Wednesday, December 25 

CLOSED 


 

Thursday, December 26 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 


 

Friday, December 27 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (morning) 

Hands-on activities and Rainforest Story Time (afternoon) 


 

Saturday, December 28 

Painting Winter-time Wonders of Nature (morning) 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (afternoon) 


 

Sunday, December 29 

Hands-on science activity in the treetop field research station (morning) 

Live Music – Cello jam (afternoon) 


 

Monday, December 30 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 


 

Tuesday, December 31 (Gardens close at 3:00 pm) 

Save our Seabirds onsite with beautiful birds in the children’s rainforest (morning) 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 


 

Wednesday, January 1 

Save our Seabirds onsite with beautiful birds in the children’s rainforest (morning) 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (afternoon) 


 

Thursday, January 2 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 


 

Friday, January 3 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (throughout the day) 

Rainforest Story Time (afternoon) 


 

Saturday, January 4 

Painting Winter-time Wonders of Nature (morning) 

Nature-based crafts and hands-on activities (afternoon) 


 

Sunday, January 5 

Hands-on science activity in the treetop field research station (morning) 

Cello jam  (afternoon) 

  

Admission 

Daytime Activities 

All daytime activities are free to members or included in price of daily admission to Selby Gardens.  For details, email jperales@selby.org or call (941) 366-5731, ext. 237 


 

Lights in Bloom Nighttime Wonderland 

Children 11 and under are free, $14 for members, $17 for non-members   

For groups of 10 or more, admission is $15 per adult (12 and older) and can't be processed online.  Group orders must be purchased through the Welcome Center in person or by calling 941-366-5731 xt. 241.  

 

Family Memberships are just $120

 

  • Membership for two adults 

  • Four $5 guests per visit 

  • Three children under 18 per visit (free) 

  • Family caregiver (free) 

  • 3 free distribution plants on Member Appreciation Day 


 

Join the Selby family today at http://www.selby.org/membership!