November 25 – January 1, 2017
"Holiday Exhibits" open daily and during Nights of a Thousand Candles two indoor exhibits are beautiful additions to our seasonal celebration and are included in admission.

Nights of a Thousand Candles
December 1-3, 8-10, & 15 -18, 2016

See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights from 3 - 10 p.m. Walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of hand bells ringing, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends. More information and Buy Tickets!

Please note: the gardens are only open from 3 - 10 p.m. and the zoo is closed during this event. Photographers may use monopods. Tripods are not allowed.

Your purchases make a difference. You make a difference. All of your purchases help support Brookgreen Gardens, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit whose mission is to display figurative sculpture by American artists and to preserve regional plants, animals, and history. Tickets are non-refundable. Unused tickets will be considered a donation to Brookgreen Gardens.

Members of The Huntington Society, the Chairman’s Council, and the President’s Council, please go online or call (888) 718-4253 to order your tickets. All guests must have a ticket to attend the festival. Group reservations for 15 or more call (843) 235-6021.


New Year's Eve 'Garden by Candlelight' Pre-Party
December 31

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 required. Tickets are $20 and $15 for members. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Sponsored in part by