July 16, 2024

New England Journey

It options greater than 750,000 LED lights.

The seasonal pageant of lights often known as Gardens Aglow returns to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine. Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

In case your Christmas want listing consists of visiting a exceptional gentle show, Maine has top-of-the-line within the nation, in accordance with U.S. Information & World Report.

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The publication just lately launched an inventory of the 25 finest Christmas gentle shows + excursions for 2023 and included Gardens Aglow at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine, which options greater than 750,000 LED lights shining throughout 14 acres of gardens.

At Gardens Aglow, now in its ninth season, friends “expertise illuminated trails, nature-inspired sculptures, themed areas, and swaths of sunshine and undulating results all conspiring to create an immersive expertise,” in accordance with the occasion’s web site.

Right here’s what U.S. Information & World Report wrote about Gardens Aglow:

“Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is thrilling at any time of yr, in accordance with earlier vacationers, however they saved their greatest reward for the ability’s annual Gardens Aglow occasion. Greater than 750,000 lights adorn 14 acres in shapes starting from Christmas timber to spherical baubles to mushrooms. Lights prolong past the gardens, too, due to the Gardens Aglow Lighting Contest. Communities round Boothbay will create their very own shows, and guests can drive round to see them (and vote for his or her favourite). Maps will probably be accessible to seek out the shows.”

— U.S. Information & World Report

This yr’s show opened Nov. 18 and runs by way of Dec. 31. Tickets might be bought on-line or over the cellphone and admission instances are as follows: 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and seven:30 p.m. Tickets price $19 for adults and $10 for youngsters. Members obtain a reduction. Discover out extra on the occasion web site.

Take a look at the listing of 25 finest Christmas gentle shows + excursions for 2023.