Maine’s Largest Christmas Light Display Will Be Drive-Thru Only This Year Making It Even More Magical

There’s nothing better than the light displays that have popped up all over Maine! From the homemade versions that require days of work to the ones constructed by professionals in our larger towns and cities, there’s nothing quite like them that brings us into the holiday spirit. And each year we especially look forward to one very special event in Boothbay Harbor. Some of our favorite traditions have been put on hold, but this one has changed course and we think it might be even better!

Gardens Aglow at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay Harbor runs Thursday through Sunday from now through December 24th and then daily from December 25th through January 2nd. For the most part, they’re open rain or shine but be prepared for cancellations during larger snow storms.

Tickets are $40 per car for non-members and $30 per car for members. To accommodate all visitors without backups each ticket grants entry for a specific time. Remember that you’ll need to purchase them in advance as on-location tickets will not be sold. You can learn more about this year’s event and purchase tickets here. Check them out on Facebook, too!

And there’s more sparkle to be found this year! A Christmas star will light up the Maine sky for the first time in centuries!

Address: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay, ME, USA