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E.g., Dec 13 2017

December 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sound of holiday music, and celebrate the season with...
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sound of holiday music, and celebrate the season with...
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sound of holiday music, and celebrate the season with...
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 3:00pm to 10:00pm
Botanical Gardens
See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3:00 p.m. - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sound of holiday music, and celebrate the season with...
Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Begin your New Year's Eve celebration at Brookgreen when the sculpture garden will open from 6 - 9 p.m. with thousands of hand-lit candles, holiday lights, and music. Space is limited for this special evening in the gardens and advanced tickets are...

January 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Botanical Gardens
Join us at the Brookgreen Gardens Labyrinth on January 1, 2018 at 2pm for a special group walk dedicated to reflecting on the year just past, and on setting our intentions for the new year. There will be a 5-minute talk at 2pm; then you will be led into...
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Become an outdoor artist in this exciting workshop. Enjoy a guided sculpture garden tour, make-and-take crafts, games, S.T.E.A.M. Activities, and more. Children will meet an artist inspired by nature and create their own sculptures to take home! For...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Lowcountry Zoo
Zookeeper for a Day dates are Wednesdays, and listed above. Guests age 12 and older gain a firsthand look at working in a zoo and spend the day helping zookeepers with their daily routine of feeding, cleaning, and animal care. Registration is $150.  Call...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, will present “Gullah Geechee – mania!” , on Wednesdays, beginning January 24. Entertaining and educational, the program is an interactive, cultural game show that informs viewers about the unique Gullah...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, will present “Gullah Geechee – mania!” , on Wednesdays. Entertaining and educational, the program is an interactive, cultural game show that informs viewers about the unique Gullah Geechee culture and...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Brookgreen’s monthly Homeschool Explorer Programs will be offered the third Thursday of each month, January throughout May and September through November.   Homeschool groups may participate in a themed program that is designed to offer lively, hands-on,...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
“Cultural Linkages of Rice Heritage throughout the African Diaspora” is the theme of the three monthly programs for the 2018 “The Reign of Rice Lecture Series.”  Providing information about the complexity of Gullah Geechee heritage through the production...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, will present “Gullah Geechee – mania!” , on Wednesdays, beginning January 24. Entertaining and educational, the program is an interactive, cultural game show that informs viewers about the unique Gullah...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, will present “Gullah Geechee – mania!” , on Wednesdays. Entertaining and educational, the program is an interactive, cultural game show that informs viewers about the unique Gullah Geechee culture and...

January 2018 to March 2018

Saturday, January 6, 2018 to Saturday, March 3, 2018
Lowcountry History
The Children’s Discovery Room offers 4 - to 12-years olds an “Imaginative,” “Exploratory,” and “Playful” experience. Its interactive discovery stations reflect the nature, history, and art components of Brookgreen Gardens. In the Dinosaur Dissection Lab,...
Monday, January 8, 2018 to Friday, March 2, 2018
Lowcountry History
The popular excursion ‘Silent Cities’ offers a rare opportunity to travel on back roads to explore cemeteries at Brookgreen and learn about the historical burial customs of European and African origin. Tickets are $15 in addition to garden admission for...
Monday, January 8, 2018 to Sunday, March 18, 2018
Lowcountry History
“Come Ya, Bin Ya”, an art exhibit that expresses the experience and lifestyle of Gullah culture and cultures of the African Diaspora, will be displayed at Learning Lab I of the Wall Lowcountry Center from 12-4:30 p.m., daily from January 8 through March...

January 2018 to February 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Lowcountry History
Travel back roads with an interpreter and hear about the history of the prominent Alston family here in colonial and antebellum eras. Visit the location of the plantation house, the Alston family cemetery, grounds of the slave village, and other...
Monday, January 29, 2018 to Friday, February 2, 2018
Lowcountry History
The Creative Education Department will host “Gullah Gullah Days,” a free annual program for third graders from Georgetown and Horry County Schools on January 29 –February 2 and February 5-9. Sponsored by Carolyn and Dick Riley, the program offers...

January 2018 to April 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Sunday, April 1, 2018
American Sculpture
The Society of Animal Artists is an organization comprised of members who produce the best animal art in the world.  To mark the occasion of its 57th Anniversary, the Society’s Annual Exhibition, Art and the Animal, was hosted by the Hiram Blauvelt Art...

February 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 to Friday, February 23, 2018
American Sculpture
Internationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty is bringing his unique environmental art to Brookgreen in February 2018.  From its beginnings in North Carolina, Dougherty's work and its impact have reached across the United States and across the oceans...
Monday, February 5, 2018 to Friday, February 9, 2018
Lowcountry History
The Creative Education Department will host “Gullah Gullah Days,” a free annual program for third graders from Georgetown and Horry County Schools on January 29 –February 2 and February 5-9. Sponsored by Carolyn and Dick Riley, the program offers...
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Lowcountry History
Enjoy an interactive tour through our Lowcountry Zoo while discussing native animals and plants. Children will dive deeper into a few endangered habitats and learn what we can do to protect them. Learn how you can help create a future habitat for our...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Botanical Gardens
Celebrate Valentines Day with your true love with a renewal of vows on the stunning Oak Alleé at Brookgreen. This ticketed event will also include cake and champagne, and each couple will receive a commerative certificate and photograph of this special...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Lowcountry History
Ron Daise, Vice President for Creative Education, will present “Gullah Geechee – mania!” , on Wednesdays, beginning January 24. Entertaining and educational, the program is an interactive, cultural game show that informs viewers about the unique Gullah...

Hours

Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  During Nights of a Thousand Candles, the Gardens are only open from 3:00 p.m.  - 10:00 p.m. Regular general admission tickets are not valid for these days. Nov. 30, Dec 1-2; Dec 7-9; Dec 14-17.
Closed Christmas Day

Please note: For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed in Brookgreen Gardens, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.
Service animals are welcome.

Tickets

Under 4
Free
Children 4-12
$8
Adults 13-64
$16
Seniors 65 & Over
$14

Location

1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Off US Highway 17 Bypass, between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island

843-235-6000