- Friday December 20, 2013 - Monday December 30, 2013
- 6:00pm - 9:00pm
- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
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December 20-23 and 26-30 Nightly from 6:00 to 9:00pm Make your holiday season sparkle at the annual Lights in Bloom celebration! Explore the Gardens and view larger than life garden-themed holiday lights presented by Lights in Bloom creator Bob McComb. Don’t miss the chance to see the new Children’s Rainforest Garden decked out with holiday lights for the first time. Enjoy festive live music while dining on grilled entrees, delicious kids’ “Merry Meals,” and delightful holiday snacks. Children of all ages will love exploring the rainforest garden in the glow of holiday lights and creating fun crafts in the Kids’ Corner. Santa and his elves make an appearance every night prior to Christmas, so bring your wish list and don’t be naughty! Tickets available December 2nd at www.selby.org or at the Welcome Center. This event is supported in part through funds from Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax revenues.
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