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Nights of a Thousand Candles 2018

Don't miss the must-see event of the holiday season

December 6-9, 13-16, 20-22
Due to heavy rain forecast for Friday 12/14, the event has been postponed to Monday, 12/17. 
If you have tickets for 12/14, they will automatically be changed to 12/17 - if you need to change to another date, please call 844-271-3410 to make the change.
Phone hours are 9 am - 9 pm Monday - Friday and 12 noon - 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. 

Experience one of the most beloved holiday events in the Southeast, Nights of a Thousand Candles.

See Brookgreen Gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 4,500 hand-lit candles and countless sparkling lights.  From 3 - 10 pm walk the paths with a warm cup of cider, hear the sounds of holiday music, carolers singing, and celebrate the season with family and friends!

Named "Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina" by Travel+Leisure Magazine

Winner of the Charles A. Bundy award for excellence in tourism from South Carolina Parks Recreation and Tourism.

Adult $20.00; Child $12.00

Adult $25.00; Child $15.00

Nights of a Thousand Candles - December 6-11, 13-16, 20-22  Buy Tickets
December 7 and December 15 are now SOLD OUT.

Performance Schedule and Menu

Special Rates are available for groups of 15 or more arriving together. For more information, use our contact form and choose the category Group Sales. 

Nights of a Thousand Candles is rain or shine!
The entertainment and food are in heated tents. The glistening lights are beautiful in the rain.
Bring an umbrella and enjoy the evening!
If you need to exchange your tickets, please call 844-271-3410 the day before your ticket date to move to another evening.  Please know that in the event of rain, many people may be calling, so be patient on hold and a ticket agent will answer your call as soon as possible.





Open Mon - Wed from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
During Nights of a Thousand Candles, we open at 3:00 p.m. for the event.

For their safety and the safety of our animal collection, pets are not allowed, nor can they be left in vehicles inside Brookgreen.

Service animals that have received special training to assist disabled persons are welcome.


Daily General Admission Tickets
Children 3 and under
Children 4-12
Adults 13-64
Seniors 65 & Over


1931 Brookgreen Drive

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

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