Selby Gardens invites children and families to enjoy Halloween at both of its campuses
SARASOTA, Fla., October 23, 2020 – Marie Selby Botanical Gardens will host Halloween Costume Day, Saturday, October 31, 2020, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at both its Downtown Sarasota and Historic Spanish Point campuses. While supplies last, children dressed in costume, ages 12 and under will receive a goodie bag filled with safely wrapped Halloween-themed treats.
“While we are sorry that we cannot host the traditional Spooktacular event this year due to COVID-19,” says Jennifer O. Rominiecki, “We are excited to invite children, their families, and friends to celebrate Halloween in costume in a safe and fun outdoor environment.”
Guests are invited to enjoy the grounds and gardens in costume and use the Garden Discovery Guide, which includes self-guided, engaging activities.
Admission to the Downtown Sarasota campus is $20 for adults; children ages 5 to 17 are $10; and children four and under are FREE. Admission to the Historic Spanish Point campus is $15 for adults; children ages 5 to 17 are $10; and children four and under are FREE.
For more information, visit selby.org
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About Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens provides 45 acres of bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history. Established by forward thinking women of their time, Selby Gardens is composed of the 15-acre Downtown Sarasota campus and the 30-acre Historic Spanish Point campus in the Osprey area of Sarasota County, Florida. The Downtown Sarasota Campus on Sarasota Bay is the only botanical garden in the world dedicated to the display and study of epiphytic orchids, bromeliads, gesneriads and ferns, and other tropical plants. There is a significant focus on botany, horticulture, education, historical preservation, and the environment. The Historic Spanish Point (HSP) Campus is located less than 10 miles south along Little Sarasota Bay. The HSP Campus, one of the largest preserves showcasing native Florida plants that is interpreted for and open to the public, celebrates an archaeological record that encompasses approximately 5,000 years of Florida history. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a Smithsonian Affiliate and is also accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. For more information visit www.selby.org.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Downtown Sarasota campus: 1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236
Historic Spanish Point campus: 337 North Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229
P: 941-366-5731 ext. 225
Our Mission: To provide bayfront sanctuaries connecting people with air plants of the world, native nature, and our regional history